04-23-2014, 07:03 AM
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On it's way to me in the next few days thanks to a Gent who I have had trading with in the past. A true GEM of my humble shave den. Will be paired with my near perfect Heljestrand MK31 in Ivory for a "Salt & Pepper" Gentlemen's set. Would love to locate a Kindal Paris or CVH case to fit them both in. Until then I will house them in a vintage double coffin. this razor was part of a Seven Day set purchased in Paris at the Kindal shop circa 1910 and owned by a Los Angeles collector for decades. Marked "Mardi" for Tuesday.
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 04-23-2014, 09:46 AM
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Very nice, the few I've owned and the many I've honed and that's quite a few lately the one thing I'm not a fan of when It comes to Heljestrands is the heavy grinds they tend to be quarter hollows and I don't like honing them neither do I like the shave they give, my last one was a NOS Heljestrand Le Duc I traded the razor for a Japanese western style I was more than pleased with the trade.

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 04-23-2014, 10:44 AM
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Another clean one Mike Cool

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 04-23-2014, 10:51 AM
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Jaime I do not enjoy any but the full hollow myself. Thankfully the MK31's are a very comfortable full hollow grind. My favorite of all

Thank you Toby, the tortoise did me in.

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 04-23-2014, 11:04 AM
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(04-23-2014, 10:51 AM)minimalist Wrote: Jaime I do not enjoy any but the full hollow myself. Thankfully the MK31's are a very comfortable full hollow grind. My favorite of all

Thank you Toby, the tortoise did me in.

I must agree the full hollow are my choice everytime, beautiful looking scales on your razor, it would be a difficult choice between your Heljestrand with Ivory or with Tortoiseshell I have no idea which one I would choose.?

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 04-23-2014, 11:10 AM
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That's a beautiful razor, very simple and clean. I know nothing about straight razor grinds, but that looks great.

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 04-23-2014, 11:14 AM
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Thank you Toby, Thank you John. This is pretty much my "grail" shave den item. Keeping things in my den simple and elegant is my plan.

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 04-25-2014, 07:36 AM
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Beautiful blade and congratulations!

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 04-25-2014, 07:40 AM
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So, when are we going to get some amazing pics of salt and pepper side by side?

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 04-25-2014, 07:41 AM
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congratulations on finding your grail item, wouldn't mind one myself

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 04-25-2014, 10:15 AM
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side by side Tortoise and Ivory plus today's SOTD[Image: RrTdv9o.jpg][Image: 2xfNAsz.jpg][Image: KNzXUW7.jpg][Image: kq1g20M.jpg]

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 04-25-2014, 10:27 AM
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They are a very handsome pair. I think you may have convinced me I need a Heljestrand.

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 04-25-2014, 10:28 AM
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I think you would enjoy one Cart

Try for MK31 or MK32 they are the hollow ground and great shavers

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