Wade & Butcher score.............

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Wade & Butcher score.............

Postby knife7knut » Fri Oct 10, 2014 7:26 pm

Sometimes you just fall into things. Today was one of those. I had to go to a neighboring city to repair some striping on a car for one of my regular customers and found out he had two to do!Good deal.
On my way home I stop at the local painter's supply store to get some tape and the guy behind the counter presents me with a quart of metallic gold striping paint no charge!About $50 worth of paint.No reason given.
My final stop before getting home was a yard sale.I run into one of the people who run an antique shop I frequent and she mentions something about me collecting knives. The guy running the sale mentions he has a couple knives he bought about 25 years ago and goes in the house to look for them.
He comes out and says he couldn't find them but would I be interested in this and produces a carved pearl straight razor in the original box! Wound up buying it for $20. I don't know if this one has ever been used it is in that nice a shape.

As they say:Some days are diamonds.........and some ain't! No zircons here!
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Re: Wade & Butcher score.............

Postby timgreene48 » Fri Oct 10, 2014 11:09 pm

Now that's some fine quality craftsmanship there!! :-P

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Re: Wade & Butcher score.............

Postby Owd Wullie » Sat Oct 11, 2014 4:45 am

Did you kiss him? ::paranoid:: :mrgreen:

HELL of a deal and I'd have laid out a twenty in a heartbeat too.

Good catch.
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Re: Wade & Butcher score.............

Postby Miller Bro's » Sun Oct 12, 2014 11:37 pm

Ray, an absolutely beautiful old razor!! ::drool:: ::tu::
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Re: Wade & Butcher score.............

Postby Brian Flowers » Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:17 am

Very nice score , complete with barbers notch , I collect straights , some 100 plus or so .
its post 1891 with Germany on the tang . I have 6 W & Bs all pre 1891 .
would you like your $ 20.00 back , nudge , nudge , wink , wink .
Brian


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