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04-18-2009, 01:36 PM #1
VINTAGE H BOKER & CO'S 'UNRIVALED'. RAZOR...I guess not!
I just bought this on the Bay for $18 shipped. I know nothing about it, but it looked good from the picture, so I thought 'what the heck.'
If this is in good shape and I have it honed, should this be a pretty good razor?
VINTAGE H BOKER & CO'S UNRIVALED RAZOR GERMANY WITH BOX - eBay (item 170322602565 end time Apr-18-09 03:29:26 PDT)
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04-18-2009, 01:52 PM #2
Pretty much all vintage straights make good shavers. I'm not sure that that's a Boker. The guy makes no reference to it having Boker on the razor. It's probable that it's just been stored in a Boker box.
Still, it's a good looking razor, in good condition. I'd be very happy with it for what you paid. Get it honed & enjoy!
04-18-2009, 01:58 PM #3
The razor is a Clauberg, as the seller mentions in the description, in a boker box. FA Clauberg was based in NY, with the razors made in Solingen. Should be a very good shaver.
04-18-2009, 02:26 PM #4
Yes just a boker box ..but a nice looking razor
04-18-2009, 02:49 PM #5
Wow, and here I was thinking I'd made it into the Boker Brotherhood!
Oh well, I'll send her out to Ken and have her honed and should have a very nice shaver for less than $40, not a bad deal.
Anyone need a Boker Box...$18 and it's yours!
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04-18-2009, 03:05 PM #6
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VINTAGE H BOKER & CO'S UNRIVALED RAZOR GERMANY WITH BOX
Hmmmmmmm talk about deceptive
I hate the e-bay crap sometimes you lucked out and got a good razor anyway......
Myself I would be writing the seller a little note that says, WRONG, WRONG, WRONG....
but that's how I roll
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04-18-2009, 03:21 PM #7
04-18-2009, 06:04 PM #8
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