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    Question Thiers Issard Spartacus, to buy or not to buy???

    I have a possible deal to purchase a Thiers Issard spartacus razor, 5/8, full hollow, water spots, gold leaf relatively intact, and the edge has no nics with no smile or frown, as well as origonal bone scales with spartacus inlay. My question is not realy to buy or not, but how much I should offer/ its worth. I know its hard to go on without a picture, but suffice to say its in perfect condition except for the water spots (significant) and a little worn gold. Any imput would be appreshiated.

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    It's an original. If you like TI razors, go for it I would think.

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    the scales are likely bone-colored celluloid. and i agree with john.

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    I have a mint Spartacus, 6/8, and the scales are not bone.
    If I really like a used razor my max is $75, but thats for a W&B 8/8 chopper. The TI?...hmmmm....with a lot of water spots?.......$45...max.
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    Quote Originally Posted by randydance062449 View Post
    I have a mint Spartacus, 6/8, and the scales are not bone.
    If I really like a used razor my max is $75, but thats for a W&B 8/8 chopper. The TI?...hmmmm....with a lot of water spots?.......$45...max.
    I agree with Randy... Go for it!

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    My favorite razor is 6/8 Spartacus. Bought it at ebay for $23. It took some cleaning and lot, lot, lot.... honing, but it was worth all the time spent.

    my tip is $50max

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    Default randy is right

    My best shaver is TI 69 i mean the best.i do have boker's jaguar,dorko ,etc.my ti is almost same weight as w-b meat chopper(i know some people will say i am crazy)but that is truth.even all that i would say listen what Randy says.i will post my ti aND W-B PICTURE SOON YOU CAN CHECK IT OUT
    Last edited by hi_bud_gl; 07-24-2008 at 01:53 PM.

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    Missed that part about how much to offer. I really don't know. It depends on how much you want this razor. When I first joined SRP over at yahoo groups (I used to be "jpfaster1"-long story) I was always frustrated at how hard it was to win any of the desireable brands on eBay; back then Dovo was not considered as highly as now so my razors were just plain-jane.
    Needless to say I bid on every TI I could find, and several of those Spartacus razors. Back then, I bid as high as 80 for one and to this day have never gotten one.
    Times are different now. I agree with the 50 dollar crowd. Maybe 75 if you REALLY like it.

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    Thanks guys, I'm thinking around $50 sounds good, if I get it ill post some pics.

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