A lovely vintage German straight razor made by POLZA in ivory scales. It is etched with the words " Finest Silver Steel Extra Hollow ground, made in Gernmany " on the blade. It has a few small water marks and the usual discoloration on the blade . Fully restored and shave ready ( see note below ).

Polza German 5/8" Straight 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