|GEO. WOSTENHOLM & SON - SHEFFIELD - 5/8 - 3/4 HOLLOW
This is a very nice 'Superb' ® Pipe Razor from Geo. Wostenholm & Son in very nice condition
The custom scales are Black Acrylic , tapered with a faux Ivory wedge.
The razor was restored and cleaned up. There are some remaining residual shallow surface pits left on the blade and also in fear of losing the engraving I had to stop in time. Nothing that affects the shave or the edge.
The blade is very clean with no rust, cracks, chips or disturbing stains.
Pins are tight and razor sits snug between the scales.
The blade measures 5/8
Grind: 3/4 Hollow
Total weight: 1.3 oz
Total cutting edge: 2.80 inches
On the back of the tang it says: G. Wostenholm & Son, Sheffield, England
On the front it has with the famous pipe symbol
Rare example of a Geo. Wostenhom & Son, Pipe razor.
Geo. Wostenholm & Son: Rockingham Works Sheffield 1694 - Washington Works after 1867.
This company manufactured "Bowie type knifes amongst other kinds of cutlery and goods in other metals.