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  1. roberto

    Doesn't anybody polish their shoes anymore?

    some good hotels still have them...the Hotel Saskatchewan in Regina has one of the best in Canada....attached to the barber shop thats been there since the 20's
  2. roberto

    Hello AsylumGuido....on b&b chat tonight you were mentioned as the resident expert on old...

    Hello AsylumGuido....on b&b chat tonight you were mentioned as the resident expert on old Gillettes....If I could impose on you to please help identifying this it would be great http://badgerandblade.com/vb/album.php?albumid=437 thanks...Rob
  3. roberto

    Proraso Green (tube) purchased locally?

    nothing beats the real stuff...better to be sure
  4. roberto

    Hey MK, that's it!!! Thanks so much. The other pic is a razor I picked up in another antique...

    Hey MK, that's it!!! Thanks so much. The other pic is a razor I picked up in another antique store for 3 bucks. I've used CLR on both of them but still a bit grimy....any cleaning suggestions? I can't wait to use them....thanks as always pal.
  5. roberto

    Proraso Green (tube) purchased locally?

    Quite often Italian supermarkets/grocery stores carry it in their personal grooming area. Worth a shot.
  6. roberto

    need opinion

    The Proraso Pre and Post cream is great....the smell and feel is a real wake up
  7. roberto

    Best: Menthol/Lavender/Sandalwood?

    Art of Shaving Lavender is very rich as well
  8. roberto

    Numbered British Gillette Chart

    Thanks for the info! the number on the piece with the comb edge doesnt match (pc39772) is that the patent number? Also, diamond vs flat...what is that in ref to? The identity of these two eludes me. (both posted on my profile) Thanks again to all who are helping with this mystery!!
  9. roberto

    Identifying a Gillette razor

    This one has no manufacturer name but has the number: PC 39772 (9 is a bit worn so not sure)
  10. roberto

    Hey MK, Rob here.....I posted a pic on my profile of the razor i picked up...no numbers on...

    Hey MK, Rob here.....I posted a pic on my profile of the razor i picked up...no numbers on it...I have one estimate at c1910-1925....any ideas? Thanks! roberto
  11. roberto

    Identifying a Gillette razor

    sounds good...thanks for the help....perhaps not a bad deal at 20 bucks
  12. roberto

    Identifying a Gillette razor

    unfortunately no numbers
  13. roberto

    Identifying a Gillette razor

    Hey thanks! Any idea on year(s)?
  14. roberto

    Identifying a Gillette razor

    I picked this up at an antique market and can't find the model/vintage. It is made in Canada....any help much appreciated!
  15. roberto

    Toronto Barber and Beauty Supply

    You should be able to get Proraso products at any good Italian grocery market. You can also buy the Proraso line at Truefitt and Hill in the Scotia Bank tower at King and Bay....pricier though than the market.
  16. roberto

    Watch Ya Wearing

    mont blanc automatic...metal bracelet....nice and heavy
  17. roberto

    Lavender soaps

    Art of Shaving lavender is incredible....they have oil, cream and aftershave. Its mild and great quality
  18. roberto

    How did you end up at B&B?

    I was googling for shave creams etc and found it....fantastic.
  19. roberto

    Looking for Book Recommendations

    Big Russ and Me by Tim Russert (the journalist that died suddenly last year)
  20. roberto

    My first fountain pen, what to buy?

    try levenger.com good site for pens and stuff
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