John Barber Early 1800S - 6/8 Stubtail Blade With Rare Waterloo Commemorative Pressed Horn Scales
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John Barber Early 1800S - 6/8 Stubtail Blade With Rare Waterloo Commemorative Pressed Horn Scales John Barber Early 1800S - 6/8 Stubtail Blade With Rare Waterloo Commemorative Pressed Horn Scales John Barber Early 1800S - 6/8 Stubtail Blade With Rare Waterloo Commemorative Pressed Horn Scales John Barber Early 1800S - 6/8 Stubtail Blade With Rare Waterloo Commemorative Pressed Horn Scales John Barber Early 1800S - 6/8 Stubtail Blade With Rare Waterloo Commemorative Pressed Horn Scales John Barber Early 1800S - 6/8 Stubtail Blade With Rare Waterloo Commemorative Pressed Horn Scales John Barber Early 1800S - 6/8 Stubtail Blade With Rare Waterloo Commemorative Pressed Horn Scales John Barber Early 1800S - 6/8 Stubtail Blade With Rare Waterloo Commemorative Pressed Horn Scales John Barber Early 1800S - 6/8 Stubtail Blade With Rare Waterloo Commemorative Pressed Horn Scales John Barber Early 1800S - 6/8 Stubtail Blade With Rare Waterloo Commemorative Pressed Horn Scales John Barber Early 1800S - 6/8 Stubtail Blade With Rare Waterloo Commemorative Pressed Horn Scales John Barber Early 1800S - 6/8 Stubtail Blade With Rare Waterloo Commemorative Pressed Horn Scales John Barber Early 1800S - 6/8 Stubtail Blade With Rare Waterloo Commemorative Pressed Horn Scales

John Barber Early 1800s - 6/8 Stubtail Blade with Rare Waterloo Commemorative Pressed Horn Scales - Vintage Sheffield Straight Razor - Shave Ready

$299.00 USD


Razor Specifics:
This razor has very detailed pressed horn scales portraying Prussian Field Marshall Blucher & the British Duke of Wellington, commemorating their meeting after the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, see the photos!
Age Range: Early 1800s
Manufacturer: John Barber, Sheffield England
Restoration: Fully restored- The blade was carefully reground to correct blade geometry and remove detrimental wear, fully polished, the restored original scales were fitted and finally the assembled razor was honed and stropped to a comfortable shaving edge (all in-house by GSG founder Matt W.)
Blade
Material: Sheffield Crucible Carbon Steel
Width: 3/4” wide from edge to top of spine at the widest point
Grind: Near Wedge
Hone Wear: very little, careful regrinding has left the blade with no hone wear and a thin, even bevel
Tip: Square
Finishes: Crocus (mirror) finish all over
Condition: Very attractive, with some cosmetic blemishes (patina) remaining in the steel, commensurate with its age, the tang stamp is impressive- deep and crisp
Shave ready: Yes, freshly honed with one layer of tape on the spine, stropped and sanitized in Barbicide, fully ready to shave 
Scales
Material: Rare Pressed brown/black buffalo Horn
Pinning: Brass pins & washers, only the pivot pin has been replaced 
Condition: Excellent +, very detailed, some very light wear and loss of detail but everything is still visible no major flaws, the blade is held tightly and centers well between them
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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