Challenge Cutlery 11/16 Full Hollow "Rifle" Restored - Bridgeport, CT USA Straight Razor - Shave Ready
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Challenge Cutlery 11/16 Full Hollow "Rifle" Restored - Bridgeport, CT USA Straight Razor - Shave Ready Challenge Cutlery 11/16 Full Hollow "Rifle" Restored - Bridgeport, CT USA Straight Razor - Shave Ready Challenge Cutlery 11/16 Full Hollow "Rifle" Restored - Bridgeport, CT USA Straight Razor - Shave Ready Challenge Cutlery 11/16 Full Hollow "Rifle" Restored - Bridgeport, CT USA Straight Razor - Shave Ready Challenge Cutlery 11/16 Full Hollow "Rifle" Restored - Bridgeport, CT USA Straight Razor - Shave Ready Challenge Cutlery 11/16 Full Hollow "Rifle" Restored - Bridgeport, CT USA Straight Razor - Shave Ready Challenge Cutlery 11/16 Full Hollow "Rifle" Restored - Bridgeport, CT USA Straight Razor - Shave Ready Challenge Cutlery 11/16 Full Hollow "Rifle" Restored - Bridgeport, CT USA Straight Razor - Shave Ready Challenge Cutlery 11/16 Full Hollow "Rifle" Restored - Bridgeport, CT USA Straight Razor - Shave Ready Challenge Cutlery 11/16 Full Hollow "Rifle" Restored - Bridgeport, CT USA Straight Razor - Shave Ready

Challenge Cutlery 11/16 Full Hollow "Rifle" Restored - Bridgeport, CT USA Straight Razor - Shave Ready

$119.00 USD $99.00 USD


Razor Specifics:
Age Range: Circa Late 1800s
Manufacturer: Challenge Cutlery, Bridgeport CT, USA
Restoration: Full restoration
Blade
Material: Carbon Steel
Width:  11/16” wide from edge to top of spine
Grind: Full Hollow
Hone Wear: None
Tip: Square
Finishes: Crocus (mirror) finish on spine and tang, glazed (satin) finish on blade faces with a Torrey logo etched on the blade
Condition: Lovely restored finish, minor cosmetic blemishes remaining 
Shave ready: Yes
Scales
Material: Original black hard rubber (ebonite, vulcanite), have not been unpinned
Pinning: Nickel silver pins and washers
Condition: Glossy and lovely, near mint
About our restoration and honing process
Each one of our restored razors is brought back to life with a passion and attention to detail like it would be an addition to our own collection or user rotation. Many years of restoration experience and hundreds of restored razors sold around the world have refined our processes, but each razor is still given the time and individual attention it needs. Our vintage razors undergo dozens of steps involving blade unpinning (where necessarily) metal grinding/sanding with a range of different diameter and hardness wheels with various grits of abrasive and polishes. Scales are straightened and repaired when necessary, wet sanded and polishing. After the razor’s cosmetic and functional repairs are completed, a multistep honing process using a range of synthetic and natural sharpening stones is used to bring each razor back to keen and comfortable shaving sharpness. Finally stropping is performed on one of our cordovan leather strops and the blade is sanitized in Barbicide hospital-grade disinfectant. If for any reason you are not satisfied with our restored razors, please contact us to discuss return options. Your satisfaction is our ultimate goal.

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