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Post by ScottB » Mon Jun 27, 2011 9:22 pm

I've been bidding on these for awhile. I won an auction tonight for this 1918 Khaki Old Type.

I'm hoping its a good shaver.

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Post by Squire » Mon Jun 27, 2011 10:47 pm

Looks to be in pretty good shape Scott, let us know how it shaves.
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Post by desertbadger » Tue Jun 28, 2011 12:30 am

Very nice, Scott!

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Post by marsos52 » Tue Jun 28, 2011 4:33 am

that looks brand new,, or maybe re-plated..

either way a greating loooking piece... i have a "old"
when i got the hand was/is cracked so i never get to shave with it..

i found a aftermaket handle that screws in the head just find and i tried the razor a few times, shaves quite nice but it is aggressive

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Post by ScottB » Tue Jun 28, 2011 7:48 am

I wondered myself about plating but I'm pretty sure its the original nickel finish in unusually good shape.

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I've read that these were mild shavers which is what I'm hoping for. The NEW is supposed to be more aggressive.

Ok, I'll stop with the large picts lol.

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Post by ockhams's razor » Tue Jun 28, 2011 3:27 pm

looks like a cedarfurnitureman sale. swears he doesn't replate.
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Post by Sodapopjones » Tue Jun 28, 2011 4:03 pm

My old type is not mild at all, more like overly aggressive :lol:
ockhams's razor wrote:looks like a cedarfurnitureman sale. swears he doesn't replate.
Doesn't mean he doesn't put it on a polishing wheel...
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Post by franz » Tue Jun 28, 2011 4:12 pm

I think the prevailing wisdom on CFM is that he personally does not replate; he has his friend do it. :roll: :lol:

Either way, it's a great looking Old Type.

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Post by Racso_MS » Thu Jun 30, 2011 7:09 am

ockhams's razor wrote:looks like a cedarfurnitureman sale. swears he doesn't replate.
Just saw the number of your posts.

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Post by ockhams's razor » Thu Jun 30, 2011 8:59 am

thanks for extending the welcome mat.
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Post by alcx77 » Sun Jul 03, 2011 2:02 pm

Hard to believe a razor looking like that was made in 1918. Did the seller clean it up or did you? [Or both or neither!?]

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Post by ScottB » Sun Jul 03, 2011 5:09 pm

:oops: :oops: :oops:

This razor went missing in shipment. Just gone.

First package I've lost, ever.

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Post by JayTrek » Sun Jul 03, 2011 7:40 pm

Welcome, Ockham!!!
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Post by JayTrek » Sun Jul 03, 2011 7:42 pm

So you won the thing...and it just vanished?
ScottB wrote::oops: :oops: :oops:

This razor went missing in shipment. Just gone.

First package I've lost, ever.

Scott
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Post by ScottB » Sun Jul 03, 2011 7:46 pm

JayTrek wrote:So you won the thing...and it just vanished?
ScottB wrote::oops: :oops: :oops:

This razor went missing in shipment. Just gone.

First package I've lost, ever.

Scott
Post office tracking number shows it was delivered but the UPS store where I keep a PO box says they don't have it. If it turns out to be lost it is the first time but I sure wish it has been a package of shave soap or something other than this particular item. It makes me feel a little sick to tell you the truth.

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Post by Racso_MS » Mon Jul 04, 2011 7:25 am

Scott,

No need to be sick. Wasn't your fault. I once had a package deliverd to my neighbors house. They were on vacation and it sat on their front porch for a week before my curiosity got the best of me. I went across the street to look and discovered it was mine. Stuff happens. Maybe it will turn up.
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Post by ScottB » Tue Jul 05, 2011 10:24 am

Racso_MS wrote:Scott,

No need to be sick. Wasn't your fault. I once had a package deliverd to my neighbors house. They were on vacation and it sat on their front porch for a week before my curiosity got the best of me. I went across the street to look and discovered it was mine. Stuff happens. Maybe it will turn up.
You called it.

UPS called me this morning, they found the package. :D

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Post by L. Martino » Tue Jul 05, 2011 2:52 pm

ScottB wrote:II've read that these were mild shavers which is what I'm hoping for. The NEW is supposed to be more aggressive.

Scott
Hi there,

One thing those Old Types aren't is a mild shaver. I've tried lots of OC types over the years and that head design has one hell of a bite. Heh, on my face those things feel like about the #11 setting on my Gillette adjustable.

Some NEW types are sorta mild, especially the ones with longer teeth. Others such as the NEW Deluxe are pretty aggressive.

I'll be curious what you think of the Old Type performance.

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Post by ScottB » Tue Jul 05, 2011 6:32 pm

L. Martino wrote:
ScottB wrote:II've read that these were mild shavers which is what I'm hoping for. The NEW is supposed to be more aggressive.

Scott
Hi there,

One thing those Old Types aren't is a mild shaver. I've tried lots of OC types over the years and that head design has one hell of a bite. Heh, on my face those things feel like about the #11 setting on my Gillette adjustable.

Some NEW types are sorta mild, especially the ones with longer teeth. Others such as the NEW Deluxe are pretty aggressive.

I'll be curious what you think of the Old Type performance.

Martin
Interesting. I've read that the Old Type was relatively mild...for an OC.

I guess we are going to find out. :)

It sure is nice looking. Original finish, like new basically.

Perhaps it will cut through my beard on Monday morning when I've skipped shaving over the weekend. It might be able to takeover for my Vision for that particular job. I wasn't planning on starting a museum so I hope its a shaver.

Scott

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Post by ScottB » Thu Jul 07, 2011 9:30 am

I've sort of reviewed this razor in today's SOTD.

Scott

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