140531 Straight Razor

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  • 140531  Straight Razor

140531 Straight Razor

$185.00

The compact 4/8″ blade has been a bestseller in the long history of high quality Böker straight razors. The steel (non-stainless) has outstanding edge retention and is traditionally ground by hand. The handle scales are made of water resistant synthetic material. An ideal tool even for daily professional use. Also features historical etching and authentic Böker stamp on the blade. Completely made by hand in the Böker Manufactory in Solingen, Germany. Delivered in historical packaging with a certificate of authenticity.

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Product Description

Since the beginning of the Böker manufacturing plant in 1869, high quality straight razors were produced in Solingen, Germany. At that time, they were already focused on the usage of nothing less than the best in materials, and it was of the utmost importance to maintain the highest production standards available. With that background, the success came quickly, and this gave Böker straight razors an impeccable international reputation. After World War II, the manufacturing of straight razors gradually came to a stop. Today, an original Böker catalog from 1906 is the oldest document in our archives about the razor blade product line of that time. More than 100 years later, a new lineup is being manufactured in Solingen, reviving the old tradition. Through 170 individual production steps, the new and exclusive Böker straight razors are created. A guarantor for the highest quality is the successful “finger nail test”. Only the edge of a perfectly ground blade can be visibly bent on your thumbnail and returns immediately to its original shape when released. Cheap blades are too thick to do this, and for that reason they are referred to as “axes” by the experts.