Strictly limited to 99 pieces, the Julian Colclough razor strictly follows the clear and classic appearance of his team. The simple, but incredibly distinctive dress code of his team consists of short-sleeved body-hugging shirts with a black tie, and the same binary black and white colour code was adopted for every detail of this razor. Proudly boasting a 6/8" blade with traditional square head, this razor is nothing short of optimal when it comes to drawing sharp contours. The blade itself, following the colour, has been burnished black.
The handle is made of white Elforyn, with a black intermediate piece. This water-resistant material was developed as a substitute for ivory carvers, and has almost all the optical and mechanical properties of natural ivory. The double serration of the tang ensures a secure grip in soapy hands and in the demanding everyday life of a barber. Supplied with an authentic Boker stamp in the blade, a certificate of authenticity and historical packaging. Each razor is handmade in the Boker Manufactory in Solingen.
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.