If that sounds like fun, why not sign up and join in? Sign Up Sign In Sign in to your account. Remember me. User Info yohannrjm. This post was last modified: , PM by yohannrjm. I’ve had many Wade and Butcher straights over the years. I think they’re decent, dependable razors, but they’re otherwise unremarkable. There are a lot of them out there, of course, so they’re easy to get and collect.
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Wade & Butcher Dating. Hi Folks, thinking of purchasing a W&B “chopper” with the barbers notch. Can someone share the date range for one of.
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Wade & Butcher For Gentlemens Use Straight Razor Sheffield Antique Old to see two dates on Dweezil s UK tour last week: both were fantastic, though I have.
Having been brought up with an appreciation for the finer rituals a man performs shoe shining, woodworking, shaving, etc. I did not, however, know how to use these razors, how to sharpen them, how to properly run them across a strop. Basically, I was unsure on how to not slit my own throat during my first shave attempt. I took the razors to my barber, who showed me how to hone, how to strop, and how to glide the razor across my skin, leaving behind nothing but silken bliss.
Now let me try. And I mean I cut it abominably. The J. Torrey Razor Company was in business from the late s to After 20 years of importing their blades from Sweden and England the company began making their own blades right here in America in the s.
Discussion in ‘ Straight Razors ‘ started by dangermouse , Feb 14, Log in or Sign up. Why are Wade and Butcher so good? Perhaps I should say, so sought after. I’m assuming they are good because of the prices they fetch. What makes one straight better than another and are there any other straights that are very good quality, that you know of?
Successor to Robert Wade; succeeded by Butcher, Brown & Butcher There is a book that I used to own called “Straight Razor Collecting” by It does not address W&B specifically beyond including them in a dating guide.
Discussion in ‘ Classifieds ‘ started by vintage68 , Feb 2, Want to buy or sell something? Check the classifieds New Posts Classifieds. The Fedora Lounge. Feb 2, 1. Messages: There’s nothing more manly than shaving with something that could cut your head clean off! If you’re like James Bond and “prefer to do some things the old fashioned way” than this item is for you. This straight razor is intact and fully functional.
It has a large hollow grind wedge measuring 1″ and comes with beautiful horn scales and its original “coffin box. Wade and Butcher started making straight razors in the ‘s and this one was probably being used when Abe Lincoln was still walking around although I’m unable to give any exact date for this. Feb 4, 2.
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Krusius Brothers 5/8 Full Hollow Blade – Rare Sterling Silver Fancy Embosed Scales Vintage Solingen Straight Razor – Shave Ready $ USD. Wade.
In order to preserve the blades current state, the vintage blade ships as is. If you This magnificent piece of history was made between dates of and Custom fitted with custom buffalo horn scales This Blade features: True In order to preserve the bla If you would like the razor to come shave ready, please add the shar A very clean and true blade. This beautiful blade features: Original Buffalo Horn Scales, Near hollow grind, barber point, smile edge, hollow spi This Blade is wonderfully restored.
This blade features: Near hollow grind, barbers point, flat ground edge, straight spine and a single shoulder. This blade is in magnificent condition! This razor features: a half hollow grind, square point, slight smile edge, slight hollow spine and a single A Superb blade that displays the craftsmanship of the era.
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This was one of the main markets for the company’s goods prior to the introduction of the McKinley tarifs of The symbols on the blade are not part of the Chinese language”. Standart Guide to Razors.
Wade and Butcher started making straight razors in the ‘s and still walking around although I’m unable to give any exact date for this.
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Edged fighting knife resembling a very helpful, wade dating this is marked sheffield england ground engraved. Handcrafted, one of operation of wade butcher; succeeded by butcher straight razors, etc. This is a quality razor with barber’s notch.
Some photographs and history of Wade and Butcher straight razors. Sort Portfolio 6/8 Jonathan Hunt – “Steel from Peru” Encore Vintage Straight Razor.
Forum Rules. Remember Me? Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 10 of Add Thread to del. Can someone share the date range for one of these razors. It’s the one “intended for barber use”. How old are these razors? Share Share this post on Digg Del. My guess would be circa Greetings , from Dundalk , Maryland. The place where normal people , fear to go.
Usual way of dating is, if the tang is stamped ‘Sheffield England’ it’s post ‘Sheffield’ minus the ‘England’ is pre It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that ain’t so..
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Wade, likely Robert. Sheffield, ss. Contribution from Zak Jarvis. Celebrated Razor. Patent Tempered Steel. Maker stamped on top of spine.
Antique Wade & Butcher Straight razor Sheffield England Lighthouse & row boat. Roll over image B07DGFP4ZT. Date First Available, June 1,
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