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  1. Thread: # 14

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    Are they not all? I cannot find...

    Are they not all? I cannot find anything about the "brand" (if it ever was one). But yes, that is the typical #14 blade shape, and the three pin scales are a typical sign of upmarket razors. Well...
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    There are. Some are full hollow grinds, some are...

    There are. Some are full hollow grinds, some are extreme hollow grinds. Palmera and Filarmonica are middle of the road compared to, say, a Mehl.

    That's purely a US forum phenomenon. Go visit any...
  3. Thread: # 14

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    They're quite well known, actually: In case...

    They're quite well known, actually:

    In case you're wondering about the Palmera brand, there is this old thread: http://straightrazorplace.com/razors/39627-my-new-palmera.html

    And a bit about...
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    Actually, the guy's name was Gustav. Lots of...

    Actually, the guy's name was Gustav. Lots of razors were made in Solingen for the Latin American markets. I have a few Juvenia razors which are actually Mann & Federlein. One of the heirs is still...
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    I stand corrected then. Thanks for that piece of...

    I stand corrected then. Thanks for that piece of information, Thomas, it is greatly appreciated.
  6. Thread: # 14

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    There is no "#14 brand". The blanks were all...

    There is no "#14 brand". The blanks were all forged by Herkenrath (still operational, by the way), then ground by God knows whom. There will likely be dozens of "brands". In the end, the only thing...
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