Böker Solingen

Boker Schildpatt 2.0 Tortoiseshell 6/8 Straight Razor

The classic Boker tortoiseshell razor presents itself in an impressive new look! The 6/8 inch wide blade, featuring a gold-plated pointed back and scabbard, blends harmoniously into the modern angular handle shape, complimenting the extra hollow and ridge ground blade made of classic stainless carbon steel. 

Each razor features an attractive nickel silver inlay and a double-sided serration, comprising just a few of the incredible new features. With an authentic Boker stamp in the blade bore, a certificate of authenticity and historical packaging, these unique straight razors are handmade in the Boker knife 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.

Grind: Extra Full Hollow

Blade Width: 6/8

Point: Square

Metal: Carbon Steel O1

Handle: Faux Tortoise Shell

Made in Solingen, Germany by Böker

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Böker Schildpatt

I already owned 3 böker straight razor and this one is just another great piece added to my collection. Very well balanced and honed by Phil the master. The thickness of the blade and the weight make the shaving experience so easy.
Thank you very much for your excellent costumer support. Every time I'm about to buy a new razor Phil take the time to answer my questions.