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    Default New(Yes New)Rolls Razors

    Hi,I was looking for instructions for the rolls razor I've just bought from Ebay and came across this site with acrobat download files for instructions for the razors and down at the bottom of the page it says you can still buy new Rolls Razors.Brilliant!
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    Sorry to burst your bubble but the guy that supposedly bought the company and now lives in Arizona or some such place. He has no email and no company information. I do not think the site has been updated in some time and my emails to site owner have gone unanswered.

    Rolls Razors are no longer made and parts are hard to come by.

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    Please correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe that the Donofrio/Casswell Massey/Rolls Razor conection has been defunct for about eight years now.

    The only way to get a Rolls is through antique stores, ebay and the like.

    if anyboy else knows any different (such as just purchased a brand new Rolls Razor) please let me know. I would be interested.

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    Quote Originally Posted by charlie762 View Post
    Hi,I was looking for instructions for the rools razor I've just bought frob Ebay and came accross this site with acrobat download files for istructions for the razors and down at the bottom of the page it says you can still buy new Rolls Razors.Brilliant!
    Rolls Safety Razor Page
    Page seems to be down. I love my Rolls, and would love a new one.

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    You'll notice that the copywright noted at the bottom is "1999-2001"

    I attempted to contact Mr. Donofrio a few years back and all attempts at communication failed. If I remember correctly (and anyone correct me if I'm wrong), Mr. Donofrio no longer offers these services. Unfortunately, I believe he has died, though I can't find any of the threads now to support that scrap of memory.

    You may want to search the forums at B&B for more info. There's several guys over there that still use a Rolls and swear that they give a superlative shave.

    - Mark (S-4-C)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Strapped-4-Cache View Post
    You may want to search the forums at B&B for more info. There's several guys over there that still use a Rolls and swear that they give a superlative shave.

    - Mark (S-4-C)
    Yeah, I think I'd qualify as one of those to whom you're referring.

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    I use a Rolls and I love it.

    I remember reading something the guy died as well and all his stuff went to ebay for his estate sale. That was some years ago.

    Rolls razors haven't been made for a long time. Even when Caswell Masey had the company all they did was replacement parts. At least that is my belief.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Strapped-4-Cache View Post
    You may want to search the forums at B&B for more info. There's several guys over there that still use a Rolls and swear that they give a superlative shave.

    - Mark (S-4-C)
    I have 4 sets. 2 are in excellent shape and the other two are for spare parts. You can pick them up pretty easily (and relatively cheap) at antique stores or the 'bay.

    I love using mine, as other folks on SRP and B&B will tell you, this is the closest shave you could get to a str8 without using a str8.

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    Default Sorry, F.I.M. (foot in mouth) again

    Sorry folks,what a maroon! I should have known it was too good to be true.

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    Don't worry, there are thousands of them around. The company did some really big marketing at Christmas time up till the 1960's.
    I think just about every Dad got one at some time.
    I've got two, they work really well.
    I think with all this talk of ending the throw away society, they will re-appear.
    You heard it here first

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