1870's ? cache of straight razors

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1870's ? cache of straight razors

Postby MJC » Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:08 am

Circa 1870's batch of new straight razors found but some with what looks like Arabic engravings on the blade. They are by John & William Ragg of Sheffield.
http://rasoir.uk/Pre_1900_Straight_Razo ... azors.html
Hand ground even those with the same product name have little differences in the shape.

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Re: 1870's ? cache of straight razors

Postby Lansky1 » Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:00 pm

interesting -almost a hundred and fifty years old, unused ... would have expected they would have been pricier
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Re: 1870's ? cache of straight razors

Postby Brian Flowers » Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:59 am

i have a large collection of straights. many dating back to pre 1891 with 1 in particular being a Wade & Butcher from 1854.
neat collection you have here. I can say I do not have a Ragg , yet, i will be looking though.

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