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