Acquisitions thread

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Re: Acquisitions thread

Post by brothers » Fri Jan 22, 2016 12:15 pm

Mesquite burl custom brush handle made by Bob Quinn of Elite Razors. I received it yesterday and already installed the new knot. The empty socket was sufficiently wide to permit me to add a dark brown ring at the base of the knot, and I think it came out looking quite handsome, if I may say so.

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Re: Acquisitions thread

Post by pausted » Fri Jan 22, 2016 6:07 pm

Very handsome brush, Gary. You did a great job. Enjoy it!
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Re: Acquisitions thread

Post by churchilllafemme » Wed Jan 27, 2016 11:38 am

Backup Floris No. 89 splash aftershave and Santa Maria Novella Emulsione Analcolica for those rough days.
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Re: Acquisitions thread

Post by churchilllafemme » Fri Mar 18, 2016 7:37 pm

Today I got two new DE razor handles from Toby at Triad Razor and some vintage Penhaligon's English Fern aftershave and matching tallow English Fern shaving soaps.
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Re: Acquisitions thread

Post by churchilllafemme » Mon Mar 28, 2016 3:30 pm

A beautiful new razor handle from Triad arrived today, a purple highlighted Aristocrat.
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Re: Acquisitions thread

Post by churchilllafemme » Tue Mar 29, 2016 2:48 pm

A butterscotch D01 2-band Shavemac (26mm/54mm), from a group buy.
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Re: Acquisitions thread

Post by Squire » Fri Apr 01, 2016 5:22 pm

Great stuff John.
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Re: Acquisitions thread

Post by churchilllafemme » Wed Apr 06, 2016 4:06 pm

I just got this combination of iKon DLC pieces, a top cap, an open comb base plate, and an OSS base plate. I plan to use the cap and OC plate in my rotation for comparison to the Feather heads I've been using, since I don't believe I have tried my vintage Light Brigade blades with an open comb razor. I'll probably just put the OSS plate up for sale.
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Re: Acquisitions thread

Post by churchilllafemme » Thu Apr 07, 2016 2:23 pm

Today I got some cheap plastic pipettes. I tried one for transferring aftershave from one bottle to another, with a tiny opening, that I wanted to fill, and it worked well. It was kind of slow, since I could move only 1.5ml at a time, but it did work.
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And I got a bottle of Pierre Cardin splash aftershave, which I have never used before. In the bottle it smells a little more perfumey than I like, but I'll have to see how it is on my skin.
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Re: Acquisitions thread

Post by churchilllafemme » Wed Apr 13, 2016 4:51 pm

A suribachi (Japanese mortar & pestle) arrived today, and the size, shape, and texturing of the bowl appear to make it perfect for hot-weather shaving soap lathering. But time will tell....
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Re: Acquisitions thread

Post by Dr Dulcamara » Sun Apr 16, 2017 2:55 pm

Hello guys. There are new Myrsol shaving creams. I'm using them these days.
Formula C is already in distribution. Formula K will be soon, and Agua Balsamica will take a little more time.

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Kind Regards. Juan, aka Dr Dulcamara. (Excuse me for my poor English. Is Google Translator)

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Re: Acquisitions thread

Post by adhoc » Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:34 am

Nothing has arrived yet but as of now I'm eagerly waiting for these products:
Vintage Penhaligons Blenheim Bouquet 100ml EDT splash

Penhaligons Blenheim Bouquet Shaving Cream in glass jar

Vintage Miniature Set of Esprit du Roi, Eau Sans Pareil, Extract of Limes and Esprit de Lavande colognes

All are shipped internationally to Sweden and hopefully everything gets through customs.
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Re: Acquisitions thread

Post by adhoc » Fri Oct 05, 2018 6:28 pm

My vintage set of Penhaligons English classic arrived today (I can post a picture of it after the weekend). But damn that was some poorly packaging from the seller, the four miniature bottles were all loose in the box and leaking everywhere. Theres still plenty left in the bottles though but I live in a small apartment and my whole room reeks of perfume, I even had to put the empty box out on the balcony for the thing to ventilate.
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Re: Acquisitions thread

Post by churchilllafemme » Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:45 am

A set of small M&F Blondes arrived. I'm not really sure why I bought them, since I already had a full brush rotation. And at this point I don't know if I will use them or not; initially I'll probably just admire them.
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