WTB or will take donation of old style double edge razor

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  1. Eric Rose

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    yes I know it's not photo related, but I have the blades for the old style double edge razor but I can't find my handle. If you have one and don't want it anymore I will take it.

    Eric
     
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    Eric,

    I believe you can still purchase at "Vermont Country Store."
    John
     
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    If Vermont C. Store doesn't work, a booth at an antique shop near me has some, not sure of the pricing, but reasonable I think. They ae various Gillettes and probably some others. I'm happy to describe what's there, and send one off to you.

    I have one of the Merkur adjustable ones Brian linked to, it's great.
     
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    More accolades for the Merkur...
     
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    crap..now i'm going to need one of those awesome stands.
     
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    Ahhh, back when men were men and women had cuts all over their legs. I still have my Gillette, though not for sale.
     
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    Hmmm, I wonder what I did with the ones I had.
     
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    I stopped using a safety razor years ago, but I refuse to give up my mug and brush. Nothing beats a nice warm lather and the way the brush feels against the skin.
     
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    Eric

    Please do not post another cheeks in the water picture, If your trying to shave the hair off your ass , please warn us , I almost lost my lunch the last time you posted the cottage cheeze.
     
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    Bob you will be happy to know that my butt is downy smooth. No shaving required.
     
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    Too much information.
     
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    WAY too much!
     
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    I have my mug and brush, but I'll tell you the truth that the absolute best shaving lubricant in the world is (drum roll here) plain old Noxema in the blue jar. (The generic equivalent store brands loose out in this one. I've tired them all.)
     
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    In the heyday of safety razors in the U.K. no-one could afford a styptic pencil so we used pieces of old newsprint to soak up the blood. There was no pensions crisis then. Most of the males had died of blood poisoning long before pension age. In the looming pensions crisis, Prime Minister, D Cameron, is passing a law making the use of the very old cut-throat razors compulsory( a quicker death than blood poisoning from safety razors) and banning all electric ones on the grounds of global warming.

    There will be a lot of old ladies in the U.K. looking for young Thai grooms. Every action has a consequence

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    Ha ha, you made me think about an old friend who I haven't seen for years. This old chap has a scar that completely encircles his neck. It is something he never talks about. Once I heard a child ask him about it. He told the child that he cut himself shaving with a straight razor. The child had no idea what he was talking about and asked again. So he told the child that the scar was from the head transplant he received a long time ago. The child went off, crying.
     
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    I have a Durham Duplex with several boxes full of razor blades. I only break the thing out when I'm going to some kind of social function or feel like being really special, because there is a finite supply of blades for it and I'd like it to last my lifetime. The razor and the blades came from my grandfather's drugstore. Some day I will get a true straight razor to shave with, but for now I content myself with the Durham Duplex.
     
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    Just goes to show that they don't make razors or kids like they used to :D:

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    Straight, 'cut-throat' razors are terrible. They don't call them that for nothing. Really terrible.

    The best shaving lubricant, by the way, is water.
    The foam/soap only helps to keep it on your face.
     
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    Nah, I have to stick by my original assertion. The best lubricant is Noxzema in a blue jar.

    It doesn't foam like soap, so there's no lather. Rub it in thin, and shave away. Try it, you'll like it.
     
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    Come on guys and gals, someone must have an old handle they can send me!!
     
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    It still is just a way to let water stick to your face better than it already does.
    I'll just continue splashing my face. Works fine. :wink:

    Sorry, Eric. I have kept a straight razor (as an antique), but no longer have the thingy you are looking for.