01-01-2016, 09:38 AM
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  • ajc347
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In order to celebrate the New Year, I'm clearing out all of the user grade razors I've had stored in the bottom of a drawer for some time now. 


They are all user grade razors and I've given them a quick clean and polish. Some of them are stock razors and some of them are Frankenrazors.

I'm looking to give them way to a good home as a PIF. For those of you who may not know what a PIF is the idea is very simple. I send the razor to you for free and you then either pass the razor onto someone else for free or keep it and pass something else of a similar value onto someone else in turn.

Due to the cost of postage I will only be able to send them outside of the UK if the recipient agrees to pay the extra postage costs. 

This PIF is being opened up to members across two forums and each razor will be PIF'ed on a first come, first served basis (i.e. there is no drawing of a name at random at a future date etc) as doing a competition-style PIF would, unfortunately, not be viable given the amount of items on offer.

SB Razors
From L to R:

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1) Aluminium British Tech - PIF'ed
2) Unknown make German Razor - PIF'ed
3) British Travel Tech (the top-cap is brass and has come from a later model Tech, so technically it's a Frankenrazor) - PIF'ed
4) Bakelite Handled British aluminium Tech - PIF'ed
5) Bakelite British Razor (make unknown) - PIF'ed

OC Razors
From L to R:

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6) US Gillette OLD Ball-end - PIF'ed
7) US Gillette OLD (Non Ball-end style with crack in handle)  - PIF'ed
8) British Service Set NEW (with bent tooth) - PIF'ed
9) OC Frankenrazor #1 - PIF'ed
10) OC Frankenrazor #2 - PIF'ed.
11) Gillette OLD with an aluminium British Tech handle (Frankenrazor) - PIF'ed.

Cased OLD and Slim Twists
From L to R:

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12) British White Handled Slim Twist (with a cracked handle) - PIF'ed
13) Cased British OLD with Hollow Ball-end Handle (the handle has come from a NEW and the case is from the US so technically it's a Frankenrazor) - PIF'ed
14) German Blue Handled Slim Twist - PIF'ed

Ever Ready Stropper & Valet SE Razor

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15) Ever Ready Stropper - this has come from a Streamline Set. Unfortunately the Streamline handle was in 3 pieces so I've mated it with a generic Ever-Ready nickel plated handle - PIF'ed.
16) Valet SE (I'm not sure if this takes current production blades or not) - PIF'ed.

Spare brass top-caps

[Image: Merkur-10_zpsvdeqtsi5.jpg]

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17) From a British NEW Service Set (round pin model)
18) From a British Tech - PIF'ed
19) From a LC NEW - PIF'ed

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 01-01-2016, 10:00 AM
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Not in, just wanted to thank you for doing this Smile

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 01-01-2016, 10:08 AM
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  • ajc347
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Thanks mate. Smile

I'm just sorry that I'm not in a position to be able to afford to send the items outside the UK as I would have liked to have been able to do so.

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 01-01-2016, 01:48 PM
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(01-01-2016, 09:38 AM)ajc347 Wrote: In order to celebrate the New Year, I'm clearing out all of the user grade razors I've had stored in the bottom of a drawer for some time now. 


They are all user grade razors and I've given them a quick clean and polish. Some of them are stock razors and some of them are Frankenrazors.

I'm looking to give them way to a good home as a PIF. For those of you who may not know what a PIF is the idea is very simple. I send the razor to you for free and you then either pass the razor onto someone else for free or keep it and pass something else of a similar value onto someone else in turn.

Due to the cost of postage I will only be able to send them outside of the UK if the recipient agrees to pay the extra postage costs. 

This PIF is being opened up to members across two forums and each razor will be PIF'ed on a first come, first served basis (i.e. there is no drawing of a name at random at a future date etc) as doing a competition-style PIF would, unfortunately, not be viable given the amount of items on offer.

SB Razors
From L to R:

[Image: Merkur_zpsxpievqrx.jpg]

[Image: Merkur-2_zps003ijh9i.jpg]
1) Aluminium British Tech.
2) Unknown make German Razor - PIF'ed
3) British Travel Tech (the top-cap is brass and has come from a later model Tech, so technically it's a Frankenrazor) - PIF'ed
4) Bakelite Handled British aluminium Tech.
5) Bakelite British Razor (make unknown) - PIF'ed

OC Razors
From L to R:

[Image: Merkur-3_zpsool5038i.jpg]

[Image: Merkur-4_zpsuymd1oh1.jpg]
6) US Gillette OLD Ball-end.
7) US Gillette OLD (Non Ball-end style with crack in handle) .
8) British Service Set NEW (with bent tooth) - PIF'ed
9) OC Frankenrazor #1
10) OC Frankenrazor #2
11) Gillette OLD with an aluminium British Tech handle (Frankenrazor).

Cased OLD and Slim Twists
From L to R:

[Image: Merkur-5_zpsajpwjqqf.jpg]

[Image: Merkur-6_zps5p63xgvl.jpg]
12) British White Handled Slim Twist (with a cracked handle).
13) Cased British OLD with Hollow Ball-end Handle (the handle has come from a NEW and the case is from the US so technically it's a Frankenrazor) - PIF'ed
14) German Blue Handled Slim Twist.

Ever Ready Stropper & Valet SE Razor

[Image: Merkur-7_zpsi06rdazb.jpg]

[Image: Merkur-8_zpszhwpmxwi.jpg]
15) Ever Ready Stropper - this has come from a Streamline Set. Unfortunately the Streamline handle was in 3 pieces so I've mated it with a generic Ever-Ready nickel plated handle.
16) Valet SE (I'm not sure if this takes current production blades or not).

Spare brass top-caps

[Image: Merkur-10_zpsvdeqtsi5.jpg]

[Image: Merkur-9_zpsedux7gtc.jpg]
17) From a British NEW Service Set (round pin model)
18) From a British Tech
19) From a LC NEW

I'd be interested in number six but I live in the US. New York zip 13787. What do you think postage would be? I don't have an open comb.

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 01-01-2016, 02:50 PM
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  • ajc347
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PM with postage costs sent. Smile

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 01-07-2016, 05:15 AM
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Not in but wanted to say thanks for a great PIF.

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 01-08-2016, 05:33 AM
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Very cool pif. Some nice offerings

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 01-08-2016, 06:47 AM
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Very nice PIF. Not in.

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