Joseph Rodgers & Sons "Indian Steel" - 6/8 Fully Restored Original Ivory Scaled Near Wedge Sheffield Straight Razor - Shave Ready
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Joseph Rodgers & Sons "Indian Steel" - 6/8 Fully Restored Original Ivory Scaled Near Wedge Sheffield Straight Razor - Shave Ready Joseph Rodgers & Sons "Indian Steel" - 6/8 Fully Restored Original Ivory Scaled Near Wedge Sheffield Straight Razor - Shave Ready Joseph Rodgers & Sons "Indian Steel" - 6/8 Fully Restored Original Ivory Scaled Near Wedge Sheffield Straight Razor - Shave Ready Joseph Rodgers & Sons "Indian Steel" - 6/8 Fully Restored Original Ivory Scaled Near Wedge Sheffield Straight Razor - Shave Ready Joseph Rodgers & Sons "Indian Steel" - 6/8 Fully Restored Original Ivory Scaled Near Wedge Sheffield Straight Razor - Shave Ready Joseph Rodgers & Sons "Indian Steel" - 6/8 Fully Restored Original Ivory Scaled Near Wedge Sheffield Straight Razor - Shave Ready Joseph Rodgers & Sons "Indian Steel" - 6/8 Fully Restored Original Ivory Scaled Near Wedge Sheffield Straight Razor - Shave Ready Joseph Rodgers & Sons "Indian Steel" - 6/8 Fully Restored Original Ivory Scaled Near Wedge Sheffield Straight Razor - Shave Ready Joseph Rodgers & Sons "Indian Steel" - 6/8 Fully Restored Original Ivory Scaled Near Wedge Sheffield Straight Razor - Shave Ready Joseph Rodgers & Sons "Indian Steel" - 6/8 Fully Restored Original Ivory Scaled Near Wedge Sheffield Straight Razor - Shave Ready Joseph Rodgers & Sons "Indian Steel" - 6/8 Fully Restored Original Ivory Scaled Near Wedge Sheffield Straight Razor - Shave Ready Joseph Rodgers & Sons "Indian Steel" - 6/8 Fully Restored Original Ivory Scaled Near Wedge Sheffield Straight Razor - Shave Ready

Joseph Rodgers & Sons "Indian Steel" - 6/8 Fully Restored Original Ivory Scaled Near Wedge Sheffield Straight Razor - Shave Ready

$219.00 USD


Razor Specifics:
Age Range: Circa Mid-1800s
Restoration: Fully restored: The blade was lightly reground, fully polished and cleaned, refitted with the carefully cleaned and polished original scales, repinned and honed to a keen shaving state, ready for immediate use
Blade
Material: Sheffield Crucible Steel (carbon steel)
Width: 3/4" wide from edge to top of spine at the widest point
Grind: Near Wedge
Hone Wear: light
Tip: Barbers Notch
Finishes: Crocus (mirror) finish all over
Condition: Just beautiful, only the most minor minor blemishes (patina) remaining in the steel, commensurate with its age
Shave ready: Yes, freshly honed and stropped and sanitized, fully ready to shave
Scales
Material: Original pre-ban elephant Ivory with original lead wedge
Pinning: Nickel silver pins and washers, only the pivot pin has been replaced 
Condition: Glossy, highly polished, the blade is held tightly and centers well between them
A period correct razor box (in well worn condition) is included as shown
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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