March 07, 2019 12:00 PM EST Cincinnati
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Antique Straight Razors, Lot of 16

- Plastic, "Military Razor." Break at far end. On tang "FRI____K's / Sheffield." Blade etched with "Military Razor" and panoply of arms and flags.

- "George Wostenholm & Sons, Celebrated I.X.L. Razor, Washington Works, Sheffield." "The Celebrated IXL Razor" also on plastic handle.

- Fraternal razor (IOOF?) with "Manufactured by W. Oreaves & Some, Sheafworks" on blade near hinge; blade itself has etched designs of sun, scales, three-link chain, sheaf of arrows, caduceus, moon over tents, and ribbon with "Friendship, Love & Truth." Plain black plastic handle.

- Blade with etched "G. Baker & Sons, Trade Mark," plastic handle with raised flowers and greenery on both sides.

- Blade with "Damascus" etched on it, "1123," "G. Baker & Sons," and "Made in Germany" on tang of blade. Plastic handle with crane standing in reeds holding fish on one side.

 - "G. Wostenholm & Sons, Celebrated Razor, 2565" on tang. Bone handle with simple carved designs at each end, small metal plate inset on one side.

- Tang with "Manufactured by Wade & Butcher, Sheffield." Bone handle with design in tiny nails that might be an eagle on a shield, plus a leaf. Design on one side only.

- Blade with etched "Barber's Special;" tang with etched "New Oriental Razor Co." Light-colored plastic handle with raised acanthus leaf design.

- Tang with "ERN;" "Crown & Shield;" and "Made in Germany." Light colored plastic handle with raised crown & sword trademark.

- Plain blade with plastic over tank, stamped "Made in Germany" (partially worn off). Plain light-colored plastic handle.

- Blade with etched eagle holding ribbon with "The American Razor" on it. Same design in gilt on translucent plastic handle. Tang with "Warranted Razor / Sheffield England."

- Blade etched with steam ship, tang with "Manufactured by Ward & Butcher, Sheffield." Black plastic handle broken at large end.

- Blade etched with "Wade & Butcher's Celebrated Fine India Steel Razor." Tang with "Wade & Butcher / Sheffield." Plain black plastic handle.

- Blade etched with a conucopia and floral design; tang with "Manufactured by Ward & Butcher, Sheffield." Black plastic handle with molded "Celebrated Razor" on one side; "Universally Approved" on verso.

- Tang with "V" [crown] "R" / "Harrison Bros. & Howson / Cutlers to her Majesty." Metal handle engraved with flowers and strawberries, highlighted with gilt.

- Older wedge-shaped blade with what appears to be a "Z" over a pointer. Bone handle. Fairly rusty. Rivets large with concentric circles.

Condition:

Most with at least a bit of rust.

Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$180
03/07/2019

 

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