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help identifying this shave soap

I just bought this shave soap in wooden bowl from a vintage shop. I know for sure that it is made in England but which brand:
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There is no to little fragrance at all.
 
Looks like triple-milled Floris no.89. You need to use it several times to get it going proper. It's dehydrated (cured) as a rock at this point.
 
Looks like triple-milled Floris no.89. You need to use it several times to get it going proper. It's dehydrated (cured) as a rock at this point.
I think you are 100% right. It definitely looks like Floris no. 89. Even lathers like said by many others:001_smile. Though I have used it just once but could not make a thick/slick lather. Anyhow, bundle of thanks for your reply.
 
I think you are 100% right. It definitely looks like Floris no. 89. Even lathers like said by many others:001_smile. Though I have used it just once but could not make a thick/slick lather. Anyhow, bundle of thanks for your reply.
It will make great lather. Drip water on the puck while you load. After few shaves it will do great.

Take the puck out, rub some mineral oil on the wood bowl, let it soak it in over night. Otherwise it will deteriorate fast from water due to age.

P.S. Floris 89 has sandalwood in its base notes.
 
It will make great lather. Drip water on the puck while you load. After few shaves it will do great.

Take the puck out, rub some mineral oil on the wood bowl, let it soak it in over night. Otherwise it will deteriorate fast from water due to age.

P.S. Floris 89 has sandalwood in its base notes.
Thanks for the advice. I already poured water on the puck before loading. Now I will try pouring water over it for a longer time. Using mineral oil seems a very good advice. Can I try cooking oil as I do not have mineral oil right now.
 
Thanks for the advice. I already poured water on the puck before loading. Now I will try pouring water over it for a longer time. Using mineral oil seems a very good advice. Can I try cooking oil as I do not have mineral oil right now.
Must be non-organic oil or it will turn rancid with time. No cooking oils, only mineral, tung, linseed, walnut or danish oil.

I use sewing machine oil on brushes with wood handles since it's mineral based. Baby oil should also work.
 
Must be non-organic oil or it will turn rancid with time. No cooking oils, only mineral, tung, linseed, walnut or danish oil.

I use sewing machine oil on brushes with wood handles since it's mineral based. Baby oil should also work.
Bundle of thanks. I have linseed and baby oil at home.
 
Linseed oil will need longer (24h) to soak in the wood and will give best results.
Thanks. It helped me a lot. I applied Linseed oil liberally with cotton and let the bowl absorb whatever it can. Now bowl looks more shiny. I will share pictures as I have not yet wiped the excessive oil.
 
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