Single Edge Razor Acquisition Thread.

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

    Well I guess I missed the boat with the Vector/ Paradigm so settled for one within my pay-grade :001_07:. An Occams Razor.

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  1. ajkel64

    ajkel64 Moderator

    Interesting looking razor, congratulations.
     
  2. Latest acquisition. I own a few lather catchers made by D.R.G.M. so when I saw this, I had to get it. Everything appears to be in immaculate condition.

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  3. Shaves very well too.
     
  4. ajkel64

    ajkel64 Moderator

    Very nice razor. Congratulations.
     
  5. Absolutely beautiful!!!! A great candidate for The Association of Lather Catchers: TALC. Sounds like you have even more -- please stop by and consider joining!!!
     
  6. Thank you! Will do!
     
  7. Just your basic Micromatic but I've wanted one for a while and h0they aren't so easy to get in Europe (for a reasonable price anyway), I'm a big fan of 1912s but this was on another level, wonderful razor so amazingly well designed.

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  8. That's a great looking MMOC, you should join us on the Micromatic Monday thread.
     
  9. I plan to, I
    :) I plan to, I've been lurking there, I was considering waiting to have my first shave with it on Monday but I was just too excited :D
     
  10. Beautiful razor....well done! And I was just coming to invite you over to Micromatic Monday and @GAW9576 beat me to it :lol1:!!! Glad we'll see you over there!!!
     
  11. British made A1 Auto Strop set. It is an imported set sold originally in Austria. Looks to be a 1907 based upon the patent and serial number.

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  12. VERY Nice!!! I just picked up one as well. I think mine is also British made -- bottom of box has 21 Shillings price -- and the blade holder has USA and London on it, and finally, the handle serial number starts with a letter. Does that sound right? Here's mine (arrived a few days ago):
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  13. It will say British patent and the appropriate British patent numbers in the razor head under the rollers if it is British made, if not then it will have the equivalent American information. You can see on my pictures the patent info that shows it is British made. I don't know of any serial numbers that start with a letter possible you are misreading it?
     
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  14. Hmmm, I've got a serial number (or some kind of number around the bottom of the handle)....but I see what you mean on your pictures where the serial number is on the rollers. I'll check it out and take up-close pics of what I find. Thanks!!!
     
  15. This is the best information I have on the serial numbers.
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    Mine has a 1907 date on it and serial number that starts in 31 so I can say based on this that I have 1907. Depending on what yours reads you either have one of the following. If no 1907 date then 1904 to 1907 regardless of the serial. If it has the 1907 date and a serial lower than 3528xx then it is a 1907 and if high that that serial then a 1908 - 1912.
     
  16. Very helpful, thanks!!!
     
  17. So I took a pic of the serial number on the handle....to my eyes, it looks like it starts with an E. Then I took a pic of the patent numbers on the rollers, and on another forum a member had those same two patent numbers on a clearly marked british razor, so I'm really leaning Brit now. Was wondering what you thought?
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    This one with a copper factory dummy blade
     
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2019

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