Fine Accoutrements Shave Soap

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Fine Accoutrements Shave Soap

Post by BPman » Wed Jan 04, 2017 10:28 pm

I recently bought a puck of their new Italian Citrus soap and am happy to report it's some of the finest I've used. It's made in the Netherlands by the same maker of Tabac soap and other than scent I can tell no difference between the two.

http://www.fineaccoutrements.com/Fine-C ... -p/css.htm

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Re: Fine Accoutrements Shave Soap

Post by Brutus » Thu Jan 05, 2017 10:55 am

BPman wrote:It's made in the Netherlands by the same maker of Tabac soap...
Considering that the back of the Tabac Original shaving soap refill says "Made in Germany", I find above statement hard to believe.

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What evidence can you provide that would support your statement?



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Re: Fine Accoutrements Shave Soap

Post by Brutus » Fri Jan 06, 2017 5:23 am

If it's on the Internet then it must be true. Right?
(Even if Sharpologist links Tabac to "his fair share of artisanal soaps", when in reality the Mäurer & Wirtz company is an independent subsidiary of laundry detergent manufacturer DALLI that in 2012 had a turnover in excess of $735 million. Definitely one of the bigger "artisanal manufacturers", I'd say; probably only surpassed by fellow artisanal manufacturers Gillette, Haslinger and Mitchell's Wool Fat. :wink: )

The only problem with your link: Nowhere does it state that Tabac is made in the Netherlands by the same factory that makes Fine Accoutrements shave soap.
Which is precisely the claim that you made - and that I question.


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Re: Fine Accoutrements Shave Soap

Post by BPman » Fri Jan 06, 2017 6:55 pm

Whatever, Brutus. Use what you like.

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Re: Fine Accoutrements Shave Soap

Post by nav » Fri Oct 27, 2017 5:39 am

Just to clarify, The maker of Fine has stated that he reverse engineered the Tabac formula to create his soaps.
Most users of fine soaps have agreed with this and basically call it Tabac with better scents.

I have 6 Fine soaps on the way and am looking forward to them very much!
(Fresh vetiver, santal, Italian citrus, l'orange noir, platinum and lavender).

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Re: Fine Accoutrements Shave Soap

Post by Janus » Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:11 am

nav wrote:Most users of fine soaps have agreed with this and basically call it Tabac with better scents.
Just to clarify, how do you know this?
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Re: Fine Accoutrements Shave Soap

Post by nav » Fri Oct 27, 2017 9:13 pm

Janus wrote:
nav wrote:Most users of fine soaps have agreed with this and basically call it Tabac with better scents.
Just to clarify, how do you know this?
I'm psychic!!

Just kidding...
By reading many of the posts on various forums.

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