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by churchilllafemme
Fri Apr 22, 2011 8:52 am
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: Gordon will kill me but, WTB Creed Milisime Imperial
Replies: 5
Views: 928

Someone at the "other" forum site is selling 14.5 ml samples of MI and GT. You might want to ask him if he knows of sources (if you go to that site).
by churchilllafemme
Thu Apr 21, 2011 10:37 am
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: PIF Shaving Creams - Withdrawn
Replies: 4
Views: 992

The Godrej are gone. The Axe and DIY are withdrawn due to lack of interest. I guess no one wants cheap creams.

PM me if you want to inquire.
by churchilllafemme
Tue Apr 19, 2011 5:22 pm
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: Feather Stainless DE - TAS-DS package with stand **SOLD*
Replies: 1
Views: 712

To me that sounds like a great price when these sets retail for $315 and up. If I hadn't already decided to invest in brushes rather than razors, I'd be sorely tempted.
by churchilllafemme
Tue Apr 19, 2011 5:21 pm
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: WTB: Antique or Unique Shaving Bowl
Replies: 9
Views: 1474

Thanks to everybody for the great suggestions. I think I'll keep looking for an antique British traveling shaving bowl from 1880-1900, which I'm sure I've seen somewhere....
by churchilllafemme
Mon Apr 18, 2011 12:05 pm
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: April 18 thru April 24, 2011
Replies: 182
Views: 17185

Becker scuttle
Plisson #10 Ebony HMW
T&H 1805 Cream
1970 Gillette Super Adjustable with Trig
T&H 1805 Balm
T&H 1805 EDT
by churchilllafemme
Mon Apr 18, 2011 11:06 am
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: PIF Shaving Creams - Withdrawn
Replies: 4
Views: 992

PIF Shaving Creams - Withdrawn

I'd like to pass along a few tubes of shaving cream that I'll probably never use. There are two lots of two tubes, all boxed and apparently unused, and I'd just ask for $4 for each lot to cover the shipping materials and postage. If the postage turns out to be less, I'll refund the difference. *Gone...
by churchilllafemme
Sun Apr 17, 2011 2:33 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Which old handle design do you prefer?
Replies: 46
Views: 8625

I prefer number 1 because of its ridge. I like the "unevennesses" that give a good grip. Plus I'm partial to the upper lip on the handle.
by churchilllafemme
Sat Apr 16, 2011 6:58 pm
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: brush wars aftermath sale
Replies: 3
Views: 1202

Hopeful PM sent re Plisson on the end.
by churchilllafemme
Sat Apr 16, 2011 11:26 am
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Visit to Vulfix/Simpson
Replies: 130
Views: 19126

Great thread, and interesting pics. What are the blue "cupholders" on the work bench in front her?
by churchilllafemme
Sat Apr 16, 2011 10:16 am
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: WTB: Antique or Unique Shaving Bowl
Replies: 9
Views: 1474

Actually, I already have a Robert Becker (Feats of Clay) scuttle that I use to lather up my creams and keep them warm. Can I just use that for soaps? Do I just plop the whole cake of soap into the scuttle? And then what do I do with it after I've shaved? Or do I get some soap onto the brush first fr...
by churchilllafemme
Fri Apr 15, 2011 1:18 pm
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: WTB: Antique or Unique Shaving Bowl
Replies: 9
Views: 1474

WTB: Antique or Unique Shaving Bowl

I'm going to switch from shaving creams to soaps and rather than just buy one of the available wooden, stainless steel, pottery, or ceramic bowls, I thought I'd look for an antique (maybe an old English traveling bowl, which I think I may have seen once on the auction site) or something hand-made an...
by churchilllafemme
Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:44 am
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Morris&Forndran
Replies: 352
Views: 60407

Oh boy, I'm such a troublemaker. Now that I've shown you this brush, I'm going to trade it back to Lee for one with a lighter colored horn handle, since that's really what I wanted in the first place. I figure, a razor is just a tool, while a great brush is a work of art forever, so that's where I'm...
by churchilllafemme
Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:41 am
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Question about preserving horn handle
Replies: 13
Views: 2884

Actually, now that I've shown you all the brush, I'm trading it back to Lee for a different one, with lighter color horn handle, because that's what I really wanted in the first place, and I guess because I'm just a troublemaker. But I figure, a razor is just a piece of machinery, a tool, whereas a ...
by churchilllafemme
Thu Apr 14, 2011 10:48 am
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Morris&Forndran
Replies: 352
Views: 60407

fisherc wrote:John:

Is this genuine horn or faux horn (resin)? And what is the size of the knot? And what did you pay for it if I may ask?

regards,
Chris
Chris, it's genuine horn, which feels heavier and more solid than the faux horn of my Rooney Finest. The knot is 27mm. PM sent re price.
by churchilllafemme
Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:03 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Morris&Forndran
Replies: 352
Views: 60407

Lee is a true gentleman, as I've had the pleasure of talking with him one time. He took from his time to have a long conversation with me and he was very informative, very helpful and he is a true wetshaving aficionado. He knows his brushes very well as well as brushes from other makers. Like Peter...
by churchilllafemme
Wed Apr 13, 2011 8:18 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Question about preserving horn handle
Replies: 13
Views: 2884

Ravi, it's a 27mm knot. Thanks for the note.
by churchilllafemme
Wed Apr 13, 2011 5:31 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Question about preserving horn handle
Replies: 13
Views: 2884

Question about preserving horn handle

I just got a nice real horn-handled Morris & Forndran Blonde Badger brush from Lee Sabini (see image). I've heard that horn is not really very durable, and I read on a thread here about people using Renaissance Wax to help preserve the horn. I've written to Lee asking his advice, but I also wanted t...
by churchilllafemme
Tue Apr 12, 2011 10:26 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Restored, Reknotted Plissons
Replies: 2
Views: 1072

Restored, Reknotted Plissons

I'm curious. I've seen a couple Plissons on the auction site that have had their handles restored, with new Plisson stickers affixed, and have been reknotted in Silvertip or 2-Band Super, which have sold for over $60 each. Do any of you collect Plissons handles that have been reknotted? Are the hand...
by churchilllafemme
Tue Apr 12, 2011 7:31 pm
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: WTB: Shaver Grade Fat Boy
Replies: 0
Views: 440

WTB: Shaver Grade Fat Boy

Hi, everyone. I'd like to buy someone's shaver grade Fat Boy to use in my small rotation. Cosmetic quality doesn't matter, but function (TTO and adjustment) needs to be great. I'm not looking to spend a lot. Please PM me if you have a working beater FB you want to get rid of. Thanks.
by churchilllafemme
Mon Apr 11, 2011 11:30 pm
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: WTB: Black Horn Brush
Replies: 2
Views: 688

Brushes

OK, I got an Emillion (Thanks, Chris), but I'm still looking for a Stubby XL and a Polo, as well as a black horn brush.