08-03-2018, 05:36 PM
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Can’t wait to see what Simpsons brings to the table. With the recent re-vitalization of 2-band hair and new resin choices - should be very interesting. My two chubby-2’s get a lot of work, so I don’t need any new brushes - but a 100th anniversary brush could be quite special.

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 08-07-2018, 01:19 PM
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I'd like to grab what I missed at 90th Anniversary:

Astor LE 2009
2-band Super Badger
24 x 51 x 110 mm
[Image: CHqWxGnUAAAW6r6.jpg]

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 08-07-2018, 01:52 PM
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(08-07-2018, 01:19 PM)ischiapp Wrote: I'd like to grab what I missed at 90th Anniversary:


Astor LE 2009
2-band Super Badger
24 x 51 x 110 mm
[Image: CHqWxGnUAAAW6r6.jpg]

I could get behind that with a different handle material. Can't have it exactly the same to keep the 90th special. Simpson did say they might re-introduce an old design. I'd be fine with them introducing this in best. Simpson might have some other model that will blow our minds that is even better though.

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 08-07-2018, 02:58 PM
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(07-27-2018, 02:19 PM)vigilantesd Wrote: I thought I saw someplace they were doing a sterling silver Chubby 2(?)

I'd like to see that. Preferably in Super. Doesn't Sterling tarnish quickly, though?

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 08-07-2018, 03:07 PM
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(07-30-2018, 07:20 PM)mixershave Wrote: Here's an interesting thread on a Chubby 1 in sterling silver:

http://shavenook.com/showthread.php?tid=28767

I hope Mark uses a similar stamping system for the 100th year anniversary model.
Very cool brush. I recently fell in love with a CH1 in Super (3 band). I think I would like a CH2 even more if it had the same hair, but I am still surprised at how much I like that CH1. I prefer it over my other 3-bands. Simpson Best, TGN HMW, and Shavemac D01 Silvertip.

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 08-08-2018, 01:10 PM
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(08-07-2018, 01:52 PM)kooshman7 Wrote: I'd be fine with them introducing this in best.
One century anniversary needs a 2-band Super Badger to celebrate. Tongue

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 08-08-2018, 05:13 PM
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(08-08-2018, 01:10 PM)ischiapp Wrote:
(08-07-2018, 01:52 PM)kooshman7 Wrote: I'd be fine with them introducing this in best.
One century anniversary needs a 2-band Super Badger to celebrate. Tongue

I'm okay either way. 2-band Super is great, and honestly I probably would do that if they chose that. 3-band doesn't get as much love and I would be cool going that way too. I remember the Semogue LE 2011 where they did two handle sizes in two different grades of boar and badger. There's more work doing this, but why not maybe one new handle with only 100 brushes offered in Best, 3-band Super, 2-band Super, and Manchurian? You could hit a range of price points and have a special brush. This is the 100th Anniversary for Simpson. Go all out! Heck you could even cut out the Manchurian as the Sterling Chubby 2 is already known to be filled in Manchurian. It's the dreaming of what might be and sharing it with others that's great about a group buy or LE brush! At least it is for me. Smile

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 08-12-2018, 11:59 AM
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(07-28-2018, 11:39 AM)Rohleder Wrote:
(07-27-2018, 02:35 PM)TheLegalRazor Wrote: Yes, there is a sterling silver Chubby 2 Manchurian in the works.  Perhaps Mark will comment on this offering.

[Image: MvXQ8xn.jpg]


I would hope for an engraving rather than a £1 sticker but perhaps I expect too much.

The original sterling Simpson which i use to own have hallmarks on it showing it was silver when it was made etc. I'd assume it will have something similar but it is as the original from 1962 Smile

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 02-05-2019, 05:21 PM
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Simpsons has started to trickle out some teasers (via Facebook) for new resins - as well as a 100 year promo:

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 02-06-2019, 02:33 PM
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And things get interesting again...

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 02-13-2019, 05:32 PM
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Another resin posted recently: liquid gold

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 02-13-2019, 05:55 PM
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I'm liking that copper ice.

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 02-13-2019, 06:22 PM
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(08-07-2018, 01:19 PM)ischiapp Wrote: I'd like to grab what I missed at 90th Anniversary:


Astor LE 2009
2-band Super Badger
24 x 51 x 110 mm
[Image: CHqWxGnUAAAW6r6.jpg]

Simpson's Astor 90th Anniversary is the most beautiful brush in existence. I do hope Mark uses this material for the 100th Anniversary edition.

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 9 hours ago
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More pics from social media 

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 9 hours ago
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Wow, I LOVE that blue and yellow one

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 9 hours ago
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Wow.  I love the Sunspot.  It just might make me buy a Chubby 2.  Interesting that it's in Best.  Anyone know the pricing?

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 4 hours ago
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Simpson is releasing Best Chubby 2's in stunning resins.

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 3 hours ago
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Looks like they are going live tomorrow, not sure if the time.

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 3 hours ago
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Release scheduled for February 19th 2019 - undetermined time

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 1 hour ago
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It's great that they're available in Best.  Usually, the exotic resins are reserved for Manchurian.

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