Safety Razor Acquisition Thread.

Discussion in 'Double Edged Razors' started by BigFoot, Sep 21, 2013.

  1. BigFoot

    BigFoot Moderator

    From now on let's try to post all new acquisitions in this thread. That way everyone will be able to easily find them. :001_tt1: :drool:
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  2. OK, I got this Leresche # 77 recently. One of my top faves. $GetAttachment.aspx.jpg
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  3. I had to get one of these Stahlys and found one in like new condition. I've tried the head on a standard handle and it shaves wonderful. I've not had the courage to try the vibration mode yet. There's a funny video on the tube with a kid attempting to shave with a vibrating Stahly and chopping up his face like a weed-wacker through grass!
  4. At the flea market yesterday and scored a Gillette new oc, OK condition (going to hit with brasso), the teeth are all straight too; paid 5 bucks for so score! No picture though so I guess it didn't happen? lol.
  5. nemo

    nemo Moderator Emeritus

    Sweet 1954, near perfect 40's style Z-1 Super Speed from a woman in San Francisco. Blades are iffy (correctness), case shows light crazing. Under $15, though!



    There were some Craftsman blades in the used section.
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  6. picked up this stuff at a local auction this weekend. nothing special but only 27 bucks. the parker 51 vacumatic will easily make up for the cost :001_tt2: there is actually a lot more but this is the good stuff. i also had to buy the junk to get to the good stuff lol

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  7. Got three wonderful things in the mail today.
    First off...
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    My new shaving brush custom made by Wolf Whiskers. I love the thing. It has me written all over it.

    1951 W3 Gillette black tip

    1941 Gillette Ranger with aluminum handle.

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  8. There have been so many nice score posts lately I thought I might as well get in on the fun. This is my antique market find from last weekend...saw a little plain wooden box sitting closed on a table and opened it up to reveal this (the box ended up being a Wilkinson box actually). Nice surprise! Insta grabbed this bad boy and left a happy man ;)

    Happy hunting everyone

  9. Very Nice indeed!
  10. Nice find, have you tried shaving yet? It looks as if there might be an alignment issue. There are a handful of threads on here discussing how to easily fix it.
  11. I have not tried it yet. I didn't notice anything wrong with my examination of it but i see what you mean in the pic...I'll have to take a closer look tonight thanks! Glad to hear it's easily fixed worst case ;)
  12. That's a Sweet find.
  13. Jake

    Jake Contributor

    Excellent score!
  14. Not to be nosy, but did you beat this price? Fat Boys and Executives are great shaves btw. Congrats.

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  15. Starting to build my collection, and these three razors arrived in the mail today: A Gillette Fatboy, an Adjustable Slim and a NEW.

    I am so excited. I wanted to share at least a picture with the gang here!


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  16. Bravo! Excellent score there it looks minty. I hope to find one myself and if I do I'm keeping it! Again, well done!
  17. WOW! Great start to a very nice collection. That Fat Boy is quite "Minty" if you ask me.


  18. Three of my favorites, nice!
  19. Nice start!
  20. Very nice. Congrats!!

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