We haven't followed any strict rules in selecting the razors for this category, they are just straight razors that we consider more likely to appeal to a collector or generally to the more discerning buyer.
The Dovo Carre is a striking razor with twin-pinned grenadille wood scales inlaid with a pearl effect diamond design. The spine carries a diamond etching while the shoulderless blade is etched with the word "Carre". Supplied in an attractive blue metal box.
This Thiers Issard 6/8 straight razor sports white micarta scales, and carries the Evide Sonnant Extra black mark. The blade is singing hollowed and has a satin finish while the tang has jimping to the lower side. Supplied in a simple black sheep leather wallet.
The Dovo Master's Razor features a contemporary geometric design on both the shoulderless blade and spine. With the addition of stunning twin pinned Grenadille wood scales the result is a razor which is very much up to the minute. This is the end of our stock as the razor has been discontinued and replaced by IE010112.
New to us, the blade of this stunning Boker 5/8 razor is coated in 24 Carat Gold with a mirror finish. The carbon steel blade bears the Waldorf mark and has a Spanish point which is especially suited to detailing but also gives a close shave. The Boker trademark tree appears is coloured gold on the black plastic scales. This razor is a real thing of...
This grelot form form razor (deep thumb notch) from Thiers Issard bears wonderful Desert Ironwood scales. The mirror finish blade bears the black Spartacus mark and has a plain spine and jimping to both upper and lower tang.
This 5/8 (11/16) "Grelot" form razor from Thiers Issard is an elegant razor in very desirable polished bone scales. The blade is mirror polished on both sides and bears the black Spartacus mark.
This is a fine quality and elegant 5/8 razor from Thiers Issard. It has highly polished blonde horn scales, while the blade has a hand worked spine bearing the historic Wheatfield (or Wheat) design. The blade carries the Spartacus black mark and is mirror polished.
This attractive razor from Boker has its 5/8 satin finished blade etched with Boker Arbolito (Spanish for "Little Tree"). The black composite scales are decorated with the word "Solingen" and with a crown ornamental inlay design around the heel pin. Unusually for Boker this razor has a hook nose point. A very attractive razor.
The Dovo Flowing razor is back in stock after a lengthy absence. This 6/8 razor has a full hollow carbon blade with a scalloped spine. The nicely grained grenadille scales are an unusual design with two heel pins and also having double scallop cutouts.
This French (or inclined) nose razor from Thiers Issard carries polished bone scales and bears the exclusive Dominator(TM) black mark. Only available here. The tang has jimping to both upper and lower sides.
These razors carry the wonderfully coloured and grained Desert Ironwood scales. The singing hollowed 6/8 blade has a French (inclined) nose and bears the exclusive black DominatorTM mark. Only available here.
This elegant razor from Thiers Issard has black horn scales with a round point 6/8 blade. The spine bears the historic points design while the blade is hollow ground and in a mirror finish bearing the black Spartacus mark.
The Dovo Bergischer Löwe is, understandably, a very sought after razor. The Swedish steel blade is shoulderless and etched with a spike point. The blade is set off with elegant buffalo horn scales. This particular razor has small signs of corrosion. Please see below for details.
The Chevron spine design dates back to the 19th Century and is hand worked by the craftsmen at Thiers-Issard. The nicely weighted 5/8 blade is combined here with spotted oak scales making for an excellent combination.
This French (or inclined) nose razor from Thiers Issard carries polished blonde horn scales and bears the exclusive Dominator(TM) black mark. Only available here. The tang has jimping to both upper and lower sides.
This Spartacus 7/8 razor from Thiers Issard has richly figured snakewood scales and a large square point blade. The "Grelot" form blade has a mirror finish to both sides, has jimping to the lower and upper side of the tang and a plain spine.
This Thiers Issard razor is of 6/8 size and sports deep ebony scales, while the spine is hand worked and carries the 19th Century "Points" design. The razor is in "Grelot" form and has a thick grind. This format is no longer available so once these are gone, they're gone.