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  1. Anybody own a W&B Ottoman Egyptian & Royal Windsor?

    by , 05-15-2022 at 10:14 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Voidmonster View Post
    I've done a bit of research into these razors and there's some unusual stuff.

    The name's a good place to start 'The Ottoman Egyptian and Royal Windsor Razor'.

    I'll just cut to the chase and say that, most likely, it refers to the Royal Windsor hotel of Cairo. It was originally built in 1893 as baths for the royal Ottoman family and turned into a British Officers club shortly thereafter. I don't have any details on how that transition happened but I doubt it was nice.
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  2. The Holy Grail of Straight razors....

    by , 05-08-2022 at 05:40 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Phrank View Post
    I would guess these two qualify as Holy Grails.

    Here's one that went for $20,000 - $40,000 at auction:

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    And this one went for $10,000 I read:

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