08-21-2020, 11:26 AM
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I have 2 straight razors either from my grandfather or great grandfather that I am trying to identify and possible put a rough value on.  I think the pictures of the white handled one are clear enough to read the detail on the blade, but the other was not so I have typed them in below.  I believe one is made by A. Witte and the other by Koken but not sure about dates.  Any help would be great.



Koken Barber's Company Solingen Germany
Kabiesco D. R. G. 244286




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 08-21-2020, 04:00 PM
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This isn't really what TSN was established to do, provide values for newbies, so they can sell their new-found wares on Ebay. We're here to support a community of wet-shaving enthusiasts, assembled together and to share our mutual love of this hobby.

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 08-21-2020, 04:31 PM
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Their biggest value is that they belonged to your grandfather or great grandfather.   Have them restored, learn to use them, and cherish owning a priceless family heirloom.

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 08-21-2020, 04:38 PM
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(08-21-2020, 04:31 PM)TheLegalRazor Wrote: Their biggest value is that they belonged to your grandfather or great grandfather.   Have them restored, learn to use them, and cherish owning a priceless family heirloom.
Well-said, Ricardo. Much more eloquent than I was.

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 08-21-2020, 07:07 PM
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(08-21-2020, 04:31 PM)TheLegalRazor Wrote: Their biggest value is that they belonged to your grandfather or great grandfather.   Have them restored, learn to use them, and cherish owning a priceless family heirloom.

Yes! How I wish I had my Poppy’s razors.

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 08-24-2020, 10:00 AM
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Sorry to have upset the community.  I am honestly just trying to find some details out.  No where did I state that I was planning to or in the process of selling these.  I also know that understanding the value of an item when having it restored is a good thing as if they are a special or expensive item to begin with then restoring them could cost more $.  Again, looking to understand what I have so that I can make informed decisions.

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