KROPP " W.B Seatons of Leeds" 3/8" Hollow Ground Razor

 VINTAGE "KROPP" HOLLOW GROUND STRAIGHT RAZOR. A lovely vintage cut throat razor made in Sheffield by the KROPP factory. It has a good handle, all pins are good and very clean. The blade edge has no chips or cracks, it does have some wear in line with being resharpened previously but nothing much and has years of life left in it.  It was made for W.B Seatons who were a Cutlety & Knife seller with a shop in the County arcade in Leeds. The blade has been cleaned, polished & honed then sterilized and coated with Fredricssons Razor Oil


Fully restored and shave ready ( see note below )





KROPP " W.B Seatons of Leeds" 3/8" Hollow Ground Razor

  • 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