03-09-2014, 10:45 AM
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Another Certifyd #3 (burgundy and beige handle)

Friends, here I introduce another beauty in my shaving arsenal. Some months ago I bought this brush. Came from Rio Vista, California, United States to Barcelona, Spain, and after some weeks restoring it, finally the job is done!

You know I love old barber brushes. Well probably you remember this other one http://shavenook.com/thread-certifyd-3-r...ige-handle
This one has a burgundy ferrule instead of red, and some edge in the beige part of the handle, over the ferrule. It is more beautiful, in my opinion.

Here you can see vendor pics
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Here you can see, at the start of restoring process, cutting the old knot and filling the handle.

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Handle Height 77 mm (ferrule 25 mm, rest of handle 52 mm)
Diameters from top to bottom, 31.8-33.8-21-31.8-21 mm
It was hollow, and now it is filled with polypropilene granules and epoxy.

Original knot was boar 25x62 mm
Now, it has a TGN Finest Badger knot 25x51 mm BULB (really it is a 24 mm knot)

Total height of the brush 128 mm
Total weight 66 gr.

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And pics after bloom, along with the other one

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Enjoy your restorations! And mine!

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 03-09-2014, 12:10 PM
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Juan, you are really enjoying your vintage handles! Smile

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 03-09-2014, 12:19 PM
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That brush looks great now, Juan. Good job.

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 03-09-2014, 12:57 PM
  • TheMonk
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Great job, Juan! Congratulations!

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 03-13-2014, 03:11 PM
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Thank you friends!

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