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Another French razor

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Another gift from The Wife, this Gerson razor with a horn handle carries what appears to be a Mühle head, using the design developed with Neil Jagger. Not sure, though. At any rate, it shaves quite well on a beard softened with Yardley shaving soap. A splash of Pashana, and I’m ready to go.

Written by LeisureGuy

5 February 2011 at 1:40 pm

Posted in Shaving

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  1. hello neighbor (I live in Pacifc Grove) love the site and would LOVE to know more about how to my hands on those French Razors…. Between your site and B&B my DE disorder is taking it rightful place on my bathroom counter.


    5 February 2011 at 7:16 pm

  2. What I did was ask my wife to pick me up a Joris while she was in Paris. And lo! she returned with three!

    You can also get Joris razors from Royal Shave, I believe. Yes: take a look.


    5 February 2011 at 9:34 pm

  3. I’m a bit behind on your posts so permit me also to comment on the Omega Pro 49 brush (your February 3rd shave).

    This very economical (just over $10) brush has been as efficient for me as my number one producer, a Lucretia Borgia, with one small difference…takes slightly longer to generate lots of great lather…but the small additional time has not been enough to cause complaint. I don’t know if there’s been a difference among Pro 49 samples but I haven’t read any negative reviews…indeed every one thus far has been laudatory.

    I mention this because you may want to consider, as you did with my comment on razors, to offer newcomers two suggestions in different price ranges…the Syntex 643167 in the $25 category and the Pro 49 in the $10 dollar range.


    6 February 2011 at 7:49 am

  4. EXCELLENT suggestion! That will be in the next edition, thanks to you.


    6 February 2011 at 7:58 am

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