12-10-2013, 08:21 PM
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I have a thing for razors stamped Pa. Especially when they're stamped Allentown Bar Supply ( still there) as I was born in Allentown. The neighboring city to where I now live.
There were some minor issues with some rust on the blade. I removed it and went with the factory style finish.
The tang naturally had rust around the pivot hole under the scales which I cleaned up and redid the shaft with acid to get the original style finish here. At first I couldn't read the logo through the crud and thought it was a Robeson.
The scales had a minor chip on the end which sanded out and the color came right back. Very pretty in person especially when back lit as I did on some of these pics to show them a bit.

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 12-13-2013, 10:54 AM
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I really like that blade. good restoration

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 12-14-2013, 05:01 AM
  • MikekiM
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  • Long Island, NY
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Very nice. Love the texture and acid finish.

And the scales have deep, rich flavor to them.

I get down to Bethlehem a few times a year to one of the companies I do business with.

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 12-14-2013, 05:08 PM
  • ben74
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  • Perth, Australia
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Another fine restoration!

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