06-22-2019, 11:42 AM
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  • Tomo
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Favorite is a hard call, but the British OC Aristocrats work very, very well for me.

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 06-23-2019, 04:25 AM
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  • DayMan
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(06-07-2019, 07:28 AM)chazt Wrote: Matt, I agree with you about the quality of the Star DE. i have a gorgeous example of a nickel (maybe chrome?) version. It shaves as close and smooth as a prewar Tech. Great knurling on the handle. These photos were taken by the seller.

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I just bought a NOS Star with gold plating. I’m looking forward to trying it. The only vintage razors I’ve tried are Gillettes and I’m not a big fan. Hopefully I like the Star, but it’s worth keeping even if I don’t because it has all of the original packaging and instructions and I think it looks pretty cool.

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 06-23-2019, 05:42 AM
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  • chazt
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@DayMan, yes I agree completely. It was the look of the handle that attracted me to the Star.

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 06-23-2019, 06:24 AM
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(06-23-2019, 04:25 AM)DayMan Wrote:
(06-07-2019, 07:28 AM)chazt Wrote: Matt, I agree with you about the quality of the Star DE. i have a gorgeous example of a nickel (maybe chrome?) version. It shaves as close and smooth as a prewar Tech. Great knurling on the handle. These photos were taken by the seller.

[Image: 4VkhGNK.jpg][Image: TfFIJ02.jpg][Image: 5Xd09Yc.jpg][Image: jhkbh6b.jpg][Image: x490CMs.jpg][Image: sd0jPYu.jpg]

I just bought a NOS Star with gold plating. I’m looking forward to trying it. The only vintage razors I’ve tried are Gillettes and I’m not a big fan. Hopefully I like the Star, but it’s worth keeping even if I don’t because it has all of the original packaging and instructions and I think it looks pretty cool.

I think I might have seen that NOS one on another forum! If you hadn’t snapped it up, I would have! Congrats on a great buy!

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Matt

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 06-23-2019, 06:25 AM
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(06-22-2019, 11:42 AM)Tomo Wrote: Favorite is a hard call, but the British OC Aristocrats work very, very well for me.

[Image: oc_gil10.jpg]

Those are beautiful! I hope that they serve you well for many years to come!

Vr

Matt

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 06-23-2019, 06:42 AM
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(06-23-2019, 06:25 AM)Ols67 Wrote:
(06-22-2019, 11:42 AM)Tomo Wrote: Favorite is a hard call, but the British OC Aristocrats work very, very well for me.

[Image: oc_gil10.jpg]

Those are beautiful! I hope that they serve you well for many years to come!

Vr

Matt

Beautiful may be an understatement in this case.

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