Straight Razor & Strop Set
The Perfect Duo Combination for a new Straight Razor Shaver wanting to get started with the best tools available!
The Thiers-Issard 7/8 Durandal Straight Razor is a beautiful high end quality razor from France. It is perfect for someone who enjoy a bigger size blade for new and experienced shavers. This Spanish Point blade is a Half Hollow C135 Carbon Song Steel which is the thinnest blade Thiers Issard makes. A true singing blade with a Mirror Finish on the front, and a Satin Finish on the back. These beautiful Scales are made of Faux Deluxe Tortoise, pleasing to the eye and perfectly balanced to the blade. To shed some light for our clients with little razor knowledge, all Straight Razors from most other retailers DO NOT come professionally sharpened. What this means is, all Straight Razors come from the Factory with a basic factory edge, which needs to be sharpened on water stones to make it "Shave Ready". This is what sets The Classic Edge Shaving Store aside from all the other shaving stores in the world. We have a Honemeister on site that Professionally sharpens each and ever Straight Razor to perfection so that when you open the package, all you have to do is shave! No stropping is needed and we actually recommend that you do not strop the razor as we have already taken care of this for you. We also include a follow up sharpening ticket FREE of charge so when your razor is ready, go ahead and send your razor in for a day at the Spa.
We are proud to include our beautiful hand crafted 3" Classic Edge Bridle Leather Hanging Strop which is an absolute must have in order to maintain your straight razor. Perfect for warming up a razor prior to leather stropping and the X pattern is not needed as the width of this strop is the same width of a straight razor so all you have to do is go back and forth. The leather that we use is American top grade English Bridle. English Bridle is well established as the best choice for high end strops because of its ability to refresh a superb cutting edge. It also gives the best stropping experience available. The fabric side of this strop is made from 100% cotton and it is the same thickness as the leather. With a thickness of 1/8 “ this fabric gives a firm, authentic and effective draw unlike some of the thinner and sometimes even synthetic materials found on other strops today.
FREE GIFT: A very important addition to this set is the Straight Razor oil or Paraffin Oil, which should be used after every shave to protect your Steel Razor. Just a couple of drops per side is enough to cover the entire blade and tang. Remember to oil the pivot pin once a month to stop oxidation before it happens.
As a small family run business we take great pride not only in our Customer Service but our Craftsmanship. What sets us apart from other shaving stores? Other vendors state that their razors are "Shave Ready" when in fact they are not. We professionally sharpen each razor with a progression of 3K to 12K followed by extremely low Micron abrasives like Iron Oxide, Chromium Oxide and Diamond. Imagine that you ask the store if they use Chromium Oxide and they answer "What is that?". Time to look elsewhere! Also included is a FREE follow up honing, now this is NOT a gimmick to sell razors...This is our way to get you to continue to use your razor, because if you continue to use your razor there is the future possibility that you will make purchases from us again. It's a mutual friendship and our job is to help you on your journey to becoming an experienced Straight Razor Shaver. Also remember our "No questions asked" return policy. At The Classic Edge you are what counts, because without you there would be no Classic Edge! Straight Razor orders are special compared to other orders, which is why we ask that you wait at least an extra 2 - 4 days for us to prepare your razor. This is not something you want rushed, as there are many more steps involved in making sure your razor is not only "Crazy Sharp" but also 100% Bacteria FREE! Would you rather buy from a store that ships out the same day and get a razor that was not sanitized and sharpened? Nothing is worse than receiving a Straight Razor as a gift and then finding out that you have to send it away to be sharpened for $30 plus shipping! We cannot thank you enough for visiting our online store and hope you have a wonderful day!
Included in the Set:
-3" Classic Edge English Bridle Hanging Strop: Overall length for leather handled model, 28¾”, Stropping length for leather handled model, 17¾”
-Thiers-Issard 7/8 Durandal Faux Tortoise, Comes Professionally Honed, Made in France
-Travel Straight Razor Oil
-One Free Complimentary Honing Ticket