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    Neh, don't think so, the shape is really 1795-1800

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fikira View Post
    Neh, don't think so, the shape is really 1795-1800


    In all honesty - i was curious about that, what is it about hte shape that marks it as 1795 vs 1765?

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    Well, this is a typical "Dip-at-toe" 1760's razor:
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    And this is a razor around "1795-1800":
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fikira View Post
    Well, this is a typical "Dip-at-toe" 1760's razor:
    Name:  B2.jpg
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    And this is a razor around "1795-1800":
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    The missing heel? Ok, i have seen this in many razors from that era, and always wondered about this - the cutting edge at the heel is curving inward a bit

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tjh View Post
    The missing heel? Ok, i have seen this in many razors from that era, and always wondered about this - the cutting edge at the heel is curving inward a bit
    The spine of the "1795-1800" is curved, and there is a very slight start of a "heel"
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    Some further elaboration of Fox & Norris together with more marks of Fox & Norris!
    https://historyrazors.wordpress.com/...norris-p-more/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fikira View Post
    Some further elaboration of Fox & Norris together with more marks of Fox & Norris!
    https://historyrazors.wordpress.com/...norris-p-more/

    oooh yay, i own something that is used as a historical example...
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