Old Vintage Straight Shaving Razors
Old vintage straight shaving razors are beautiful to look at and hold. They are intriguing, unique and often interesting in design. But, also, vintage razors are tools with character. They tell a story which is not seen in modern straight razors. Vintage razors are also physically built differently than the razors of today in terms of metal and handle material. Today, vintage razors are more of a collector’s item. Few people know how to hone and strop correctly and because it is unsanitary and illegal to use on a client in a barbershop, vintage razor purchases are mainly for hobby purposes. Some people are willing to spend a pretty penny for a vintage straight shaving razor. Here Henry Franco explores his collection of old vintage razors for kicks.
If you want to see modern straight shaving razors, take a look at Jatai’s replaceable blade straight shaving razors….the Artist Club Razor.