BEAUTIFUL VINTAGE "KROPP HOLLOW GROUND STRAIGHT RAZOR WITH faux tortoiseshell Kirinite scales. The blade has been cleaned, polished & honed ( see below ) and I have made the new scales from Kirinite material. It has had new pins & bushes. It has been sterilized and then coated with Fredricssons Razor Oil. The blade is in very condition with la few light watermarks. Comes complete with its origional box. Johnsons were founded in Sheffield in 1809, for more info follow the link: Fully restored and shave ready ( see note below )

KROPP 5/8" straight razor in TortoiseShell Scales

  • I use the following process for all my razor restorations after the blade has been polished & buffed.

    • 1st hone 250 grit  Japanese Kingstone ( bevel setting)
    • 1st hone 800 grit Japanese Kingstone
    • 2nd hone 1200 grit Japanese kingstone
    • 3rd hone 6,000 grit Japanese Kingstone
    • 4th hone 12,000 grit Welsh Dragons Tongue Slate
    • 5th strop Balsa strop - Green paste ( Chrome Oxide )
    • 6th strop Leather strop - Yellow paste