Very well said. I've had that thought myself regarding my late father. Luckily I do have a number of things he passed down to me. But not a razor. . Like most men of his generation he shaved with de razors for many years then switched to cartridge razors in the 70s. Unfortunately he didn't save any of his de razors.I am not a collector but have a modest group of assorted user grade razors, some pretty decent brushes, and various vintage aftershaves all of which are used regularly. I am satisfied with what I have and do not really want anything else. But, I would trade all my shaving gear, and a lot more besides, for any razor used by my late Father; sadly that can never be.
Sadly my dad used an electric all his life so no heirlooms for me.My Grail Razor is the L’Essor Le Supreme Adjustable.
Thank you, Peter! That is truly my grail razor! I’ve been looking for a long time with no success! If you come across one in good condition, I would be very grateful! Happy New Year to you and yours!Sadly my dad used an electric all his life so no heirlooms for me.
But Jeff, what a coincidence - I was looking through pictures of my collection this morning and stumbled upon this which is also one of my grail razors. And be hopeful - it is still out there to get. I stumbled upon this 7 months ago, manual and all I will keep a look-out for you on this side of the pond. Happy New Year, sir!
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