Grandpa's Shaving Stuff

Got this in the mail today from my grandpa. The straight razor and strop belonged to my great-grandfather and the safety razor belonged to my grandpa.

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Comment by Darcey Kobs on May 26, 2010 at 5:36pm
Very nice! I have a straight razor that I got in an antique shop in Galveston back in 1995. Unfortunately, it cannot be restored to shaving condition. However, I shave everyday with a 1963 Gillette adjustable DE that I got on eBay. I have been using it for almost two years now and love the shave and the savings. 8 cents per blade.
Comment by Eric G. on April 8, 2010 at 8:26pm
nothing like a good straight razor brush with death to calm the nerves in the morning. ill bet thats why older generations did so much with their live:)
Comment by Will Tomkinson on April 1, 2010 at 5:08pm
Started with the Merkur Safety razor in December. Very Pleased. Here's to AOM for curating ideas that work.
Comment by Jérôme Denis Andre on April 1, 2010 at 3:35pm
nice ...
Comment by John on April 1, 2010 at 3:09pm
That's pretty sweet. Enjoy, Brett.
Comment by Luke Wilson on April 1, 2010 at 2:28pm
I shaved this morning with my grandpa's DE razor. I'm LITERALLY shaving like my grandpa!
Comment by Manscape Architect on March 30, 2010 at 8:11pm
Nice family heirloom!
Comment by ChefMartin812 on March 29, 2010 at 10:31pm
Sweet ! Are you going to use it or put it up for collector's sake ?
Comment by Brett McKay on March 29, 2010 at 10:09pm
Schick. It's a nice addition to my collection.
Comment by Scott White on March 29, 2010 at 10:07pm
Very nice, Sir. What brand of DE is that?

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