|WADE & BUTCHER - SHEFFIELD - 13/16 - NEAR WEDGE - RE-GRIND
This is a beautiful 'Celebrated Fine India Steel Set Ready For Use' Sheffield steel vintage razor from Wade & Butcher in gorgeous condition from the 1800's.
The custom scales are M3 Mokume Gane Black & Gold tapered with bone recone stone. The Mokume Gane is made of 95% real metal that has been atomized down to the molecular level and combined with special chemical binders. M3 stands for "Macro Molecular Metal".
The blade measures pretty much 13/16 throughout with a nice smiling spine and edge.
Grind: Celebrated Fine India Steel Set Ready For Use -
Total weight: 2.0 oz
Total cutting edge: 2.80 inches
Hardware: Silver nickel pins. Stainless steel and brass washers
On the front shank it says: Manufactured by Wade & Butcher - Sheffield
Extremely beautiful condition and example of at least a 150+ years old Wade & Butcher razor.
Successor to Robert Wade; succeeded by Butcher, Brown & Butcher Sheffield - 1818-1890.