05-08-2014, 06:01 AM
  • Shaun
  • Senior Member
  • St Peters, NSW, Australia
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Beautiful loft and shape. I have placed it next to a more recent version X1 to indicate the shape differences. There's no doubt about the Somersets IMO. Very soft tips. I have never seen another one of these.

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 05-08-2014, 06:06 AM
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Very nice handle and knot.

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 05-08-2014, 06:22 AM
  • refles
  • Senior Member
  • New York
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Beautiful butterscotch color, great looking brush... I can see the shape changes from the old one to the new one; I think its the main body on the new x1 seems to have the main body of the handle tapered in compared to the older x3.

wonderful piece, thx for sharing

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 05-08-2014, 06:35 AM
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 05-08-2014, 07:06 AM
  • Elendil
  • Raggedy man, good night
  • The snow's back.
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That's absolutely beautiful.

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 05-08-2014, 07:19 AM
  • blzrfn
  • Butterscotch Bandit
  • Vancouver USA
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That is a beautiful brush with a knot in very good shape. It is hard to beat vintage Simpson Best in terms of overall performance and feel.

I've seen lots of butterscotch Commodores, but most were re-branded for other companies, mine is a Marshall Field. Unfortunately mine suffered from male pattern baldness and needed a hair transplant.

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 05-08-2014, 07:39 AM
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That is a beautiful brush! Congratulations!

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