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  1. Sun 23rd Apr - Sat 29th Apr

    by , 04-25-2023 at 04:52 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by outback View Post
    George Wostenholems. IXL
    Unknown, Russian Tanned.
    Mix of soaps left in the suribachi bowl.
    Unknown, Boar Bristle and brush warmer.
    Clubman, Brandy Spice.

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  2. 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.
  3. 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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  4. What are you working on?

    by , 02-18-2021 at 05:05 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by PaulFLUS View Post
    Took the scales off the W&B FBU. Details at 11:00
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    One thing though I just barely noticed on the inside. Anyone ever see this before?
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    WS on the inside of the scale, looks like it must be stamped and not scribed from the precision of the letters.
    Or SM, lol.

    Iíve always considered that the scales may not be made by the same people/companies that made the blades, or at ...
  5. Wild Bill Hickok's Straight Razor

    , 01-18-2019 at 07:09 PM
    Ebay listing for Lone Ranger actor's razor.
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