Kamisori Blade Maker Identification

Discussion in 'General Straight Razor Talk' started by Bigmant773, Jul 18, 2019.

    Can anyone place this blade to a specific maker? I found it in a small mom and pop knife shop in Japan, and even got it honed by the old man on a wet stone. An incredible experience to say the least, but I’d live more info on it if someone has any!

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  1. Anyone have any idea?
  2. MO1


    The first kanjis read as 春吉作 haruyoshi-saku (production of haruyoshi)
    The rest of the kanjis are quite bunched up and hard to read as to get an exact meaning.
    Hope that is of any help.
    Edit: wrapping reads as 別誂 本床向剃刀 betsuatsurae hondoko kamisori (special ordered hondoko razor)
    Last edited: Jul 21, 2019
  3. Thank you, that's super helpful!! I tried to do a quick google search and didn't find anything. I'm assuming Hondoko is the area maybe.
  4. MO1


    I'm not quite sure what hondoko is, could be the company or type of razor. A quick search of hondoko (本床向) gave me alot of kamisori results.
    Try to copy and paste the kanji.

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