1870's ? cache of straight razors

This forum is for the straight razor collectors among us. Please stop by and share your knowledge, show off your razors, ask questions, or just look around.
Post Reply
MJC
Posts: 41
Joined: Tue Nov 29, 2011 4:37 pm

1870's ? cache of straight razors

Post by 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.

User avatar
Lansky1
Posts: 998
Joined: Tue Jan 19, 2016 12:47 am
Location: "Pennsyltucky"
Contact:

Re: 1870's ? cache of straight razors

Post by 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
pffffft that's not a knife ......... now THAT'S a knife !! Crocodile Dundee

John

Brian Flowers
Posts: 26
Joined: Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:43 pm

Re: 1870's ? cache of straight razors

Post by 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.
Thanks
Brian

Post Reply

Return to “Straight Razor Collector's Forum”