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    Hi y'all,

    And greetings - my first post here... finally. I've been shaving with a DE razor for about three years now, and I've been looking into getting a nice straight razor for the last year and a half. Can't find a lot of straights here in Finland these days (pun intended), but I just saw a vintage straight razor marked C.V. Heljestrand, Eskilstuna, going for about €30.

    It seems the average quality of the Swedish steel and the workmanship with these should be OK, but what do you fellow vikings think, would this be good piece for restoration? ... Or, would I be better off with a ready-to-shave vintage Solingen razor in the €50-€60 range?

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    If that looks fine to you, any volunteers in the Nordics for honing the blade?

    (jag snackar också svenska)

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    Hi and welcome to SRP.

    Honing services in the NORDIC region - Straight Razor Place Classifieds does hone in the Nordic countries.


    "Cheap Tools Is Misplaced Economy. Always buy the best and highest grade of razors, hones and strops. Then you are prepared to do the best work."
    - Napoleon LeBlanc, 1895

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    Send me a PM and I'll get it going for you!

    Nice to see more and more vikings here!
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    Hur Svenska stålet biter kom låt oss pröfva på.

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