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Re: Acquisitions thread

Postby TheMonk » Mon Jan 19, 2015 11:39 am

Finally got my BCN handle back with a beautiful knot, can't wait to try it:

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Re: Acquisitions thread

Postby churchilllafemme » Sat Jan 24, 2015 7:50 am

Since I've been having trouble recently with a bathroom sink drain stopper that allows leakage, I decided to get a double-walled stainless steel bowl to put in the sink for hot water to rinse my razor between passes. I found a 2-quart BonJour bowl for a good price, so I'll give it a try.
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Re: Acquisitions thread

Postby brothers » Sat Jan 24, 2015 12:50 pm

John, what a handsome bowl. Looks like the perfect accessory for the discerning gentleman who has everything. Congrats.
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Re: Acquisitions thread

Postby churchilllafemme » Sat Jan 24, 2015 8:52 pm

brothers wrote:John, what a handsome bowl. Looks like the perfect accessory for the discerning gentleman who has everything. Congrats.


Thanks, Gary. I think it's perfect for the gentleman who has no plumbing skills whatsoever.
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Re: Acquisitions thread

Postby Squire » Sun Jan 25, 2015 6:41 am

Nice bowl John and the double wall should retain heat well. I like your theory of alternative use here.
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Re: Acquisitions thread

Postby TheMonk » Fri Jan 30, 2015 11:33 am

Tim's Greek Peach soap - quite a lovely and unique scent, at least in my den:

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Re: Acquisitions thread

Postby TheMonk » Fri Feb 06, 2015 7:06 am

Saponificio Varesino Dolomiti Aftershave:

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Matching shaving soap:

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The new wooden bowl:

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All ready for action tomorrow: :)

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Re: Acquisitions thread

Postby Dr Dulcamara » Sun Feb 22, 2015 12:53 pm

Some time ago I have at home this stuff, but had not put the pictures.

A gift from across the pond
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A gift from a friend, a vintage brush from the GDR. Aluminum.
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And a purchase
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Re: Acquisitions thread

Postby brothers » Mon Mar 02, 2015 8:50 pm

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Re: Acquisitions thread

Postby TheMonk » Tue Mar 03, 2015 12:46 pm

A few things from L'Occitane:

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Re: Acquisitions thread

Postby TheMonk » Mon Mar 09, 2015 12:21 pm

Simpson's M7 2-Band Silvertip

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Re: Acquisitions thread

Postby TheMonk » Fri Mar 13, 2015 11:24 am

A couple of shaving soaps and a bath soap from Nanny's:

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Re: Acquisitions thread

Postby churchilllafemme » Fri Mar 13, 2015 1:55 pm

Friday the 13th was lucky for me. Thanks to the generosity of a good friend, I picked up 3 more Rooney Finests, a 1/1, a 1/2 Ebony, and a 3/1 Ebony.
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Re: Acquisitions thread

Postby TheMonk » Fri Mar 13, 2015 4:42 pm

Very impressive, John, congrats!
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Re: Acquisitions thread

Postby TheMonk » Tue Mar 17, 2015 2:09 pm

Just one more soap and lotion... :oops:

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Re: Acquisitions thread

Postby TheMonk » Fri Apr 10, 2015 10:50 am

Saponificio Varesino Manna - shaving soap and aftershave:

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Re: Acquisitions thread

Postby Araner » Fri Apr 10, 2015 1:58 pm

TheMonk wrote:Simpson's M7 2-Band Silvertip

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This is what a shaving brush should look like. Perfection!

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Re: Acquisitions thread

Postby TheMonk » Fri Apr 10, 2015 4:20 pm

Araner wrote:
TheMonk wrote:Simpson's M7 2-Band Silvertip

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This is what a shaving brush should look like. Perfection!

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Thanks, Mike! It is one of the most prizes pieces in my humble collection... I absolutely love it!
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Plisson European Grey - horn

Postby brothers » Thu May 07, 2015 7:38 pm

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Re: Acquisitions thread

Postby Dr Dulcamara » Sun May 10, 2015 1:41 pm

Was pending showing my Epsilon from Gifts&Care (manufactured by Vie-Long)
A good buy!

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