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Boker Edelweiss 5/8 Straight Razor

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The illustrious Edelweiss Straight Razor line has already been a firm component of the historic Boker Straight Razor production since the 1920s. Even today, a few lucky collectors still have absolutely like-new Straight Razors from this line, immaculate works of art from a time long since passed. The elaborately decorated Edelweiss lettering, done in nickel silver inlay, is inserted in painstaking manual labor into the high-quality plastic handle with an ivory look. In combination with the original blade etching on the partially polished blade, this razor shows off its own unique character with its elegant design. Analogous to the historic models, the handle area of the blade is only serrated on the top, while the third decorative stud gives the handle additional stability and, of course, corresponds to the original of the historic line. In many painstaking steps, the blade is ground extra hollow with belly to the highest level of quality until it makes the right sound. Like with all Straight Razors from the Boker knife manufacture, the blade is ground extremely thin, thus ensuring an always gentle and clean shave. Each razor includes the classic blade stamp, a certificate of authenticity, and historic packaging.

Like any other razor sold by The Classic Edge Shaving Store, this razor is professionally honed to "shave ready" by Phil. This $25 Value is our way of showing you that we are willing to take our Customer Service to the next level. After all, nothing is worse than buying a Straight Razor as a gift for a loved one, only for them to open the box and realize that they now have to send it away to be sharpened before they can use it. Also included is a free follow up honing that can be used once your razor is in need of a fresh edge.

Please allow a minimum of at least 2-3 business days for us to prepare your Straight Razor, as this is not a product that you buy just anywhere. It needs special attention to detail as it will come in contact with your skin, and must be sanitized and polished before being coated with Renaissance Wax. This careful and considerate attention to each razor is the difference between a shaving store that will rush your razor out the next morning, and our own Artisan-owned shaving store that is nothing less than extreme when it comes to making their clients 100% satisfied. It's our job to ensure that your experience is perfect. We cannot thank you enough for visiting our website, and we hope you have a great day.

Note: When you receive the razor for the first time, carefully take it out of the box and remove the oil with a piece of tissue. The razor has already been stropped and it completely "Shave Ready", so go ahead and shave! You will get 2 shaves before needing to strop (depending on how aggressive your beard growth is. Each time you have used your razor, rinse the blade with hot tap water. Carefully and thoroughly dry the blade and in between the scales with a piece of tissue paper before you close it. We recommend to oil your razor after every use. To maintain a sharp cutting edge, strop regularly prior to shaving.

Grind: Extra Full Hollow

Blade Width: 5/8

Point: Round

Metal: Carbon Steel

Handle: Elforyn

Made in Solingen, Germany by Böker

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