Vintage Razors * Shaving Collectibles * Antique Cutlery
** ONLINE BIDDING ONLY! **
Ended: 10/21/19 at 7:00 PM CDT
157 lots of antique straight razors, safety razors, razor strops, sharpeners, mugs, brushes, Rolls Razor sharpening kits, sharpening stones, antique cutlery and more!
This is an online-only auction. Bidding ends on Monday, October 21, starting at 7 P.M. (Central Time).
Join us for a showing on Friday, October 18th from 4-6 P.M. at Doerr Auction Center, 345 Porter Ave., Vergennes, IL
1 – 2 straight razors #1 On shank: Spike (with logo) Union Cutlery Co. Olean, N.Y. Blade: Square nose, ½”, wedge, satin finish, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, ivory colored composite, “Spike Reg. U.S. Pat.Off.” #2 On shank: Union Cutlery Co Olean, N.Y. Blade: Round nose, 2 ½” blade, hollow with jimps Handle: 2-pin, tan ivory color
2 – Weck stainless carving set Knife, fork, sharpener (fork pivot piece missing)
3 – Executive travel kit Black leather box w/lid (buckle opens to allow a drawer to open). Drawer includes spaces for mirror, brush, razor (brushed metal handles), and two razor blades.
4 – Green stone & brass shaving set Includes brush & razor
5 – Small “Vaultz” metal suitcase Metal case lined with black felt; storage pouch and elastic straps inside; black with silver colored trim, chrome carry handle and latch 5″ x 8″ x 2 ½”
6 – Shaving mugs & after shave jug “Old Fashioned Lavender” by Wrisley “Waverly Lavender Shave mug” Green/blue bowl 2 – small, plain, white bowls Golden Knight Shaving Soap, Ansehl, St. Louis, Mo “Kentucky Shave Colonel Shave Lotion” by Wrisley
7 – Straight razors & boxes Harris-Goar Mfg. Co. Kansas City, MO Price $3 Engraved lettering on black cardboard box On blade: Extra Hollow Ground Fully Warranted On shank: Harris-Goar Mfg. Co. Kansas City, MO Blade: Round nose, mirror steel, extra hollow, pronounced jimps, 11/16″ blade Handle: 2-pin black handle Dovo (+seal) Solingen Fritz Bracht Solingen-Germany 24 6/8″ Round Gold lettering on navy blue box Engraving on both sides of shank: 24 Dovo (plus seal) Solingen Made in Germany Fritz Bracht Solingen-Germany Handle: Dovo Solingen, Decorative seal at the wedge pin in copper color applique, tan celluloid, 3-pin Blade: Round nose, extra hollow, no jimps, mirror steel, 13/16″ blade
8 – 13 hanging leather strops Varying lengths, widths, condition 3 in original boxes with stropping tool
9 – Ornate steak knife set “Anton Wingen Jr.. Solingen Germany, Rostfrei” in green faux snakeskin covered case with satin lining and 2 clasps, multi-colored wildlife design (turkey, boar, deer, elk) on blades, Stag handles, all blades come free from handles, one broken blade stem, 1 knife missing from set, wear in case, small stain on satin
10 – 3 straight razors #1 On shank: dubl duck (with logo) Satinedge Pearlduck dubl duck Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. Blade: Straight nose, hollow, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, clear material with “Satinedge” and logo Pivot pin is loose #2 On shank: dubl duck Goldedge (with logo) Pearl Duck dubl duck Solingen germany (with logo) Blade: Broken; hollow Handle: 3-pin, gold colored, pearlized celluloid with metal trim: “Goldedge” and 2-duck logo #3 On shank: Pearlduck dubl duck (with logo) Reg.U.S.Pat.Off dubl duck (with logo) Dwarf Blade: Square nose, 11/16″, extra hollow, satin finish, no jimps, blade is 2 ½” long Handle: 2-pin tan colored celluloid Pivot hinge is loose
11 – Old Spice shaving set Includes ceramic stand, razor, brush, mug w/lid & soap
12 – Collection of knives, forks, & sharpeners (8 pcs) Russell & Co, Lamson & Goodnow Mfg., American Trade, Universal Resistain, various types of , natural and synthetic handles
13 – Valet razors, strop Valet 7’6 Auto Strop Safety Razor 2-Valet courtesy razors In original metal box, lined with purple velvet including “Conditions of Sale” and extra blades 120 Valet auto strop razor – from The Parkside Hotel (NY) Valet auto strop razor – venue logo missing
14 – 6 assorted shaving brushes dubl duck 4, dubl duck 5, Certifyd 5, Certifyd 4, Barbershop, Rubberset 49-3
15 – Vintage Mickey Mouse lamp 9″ to top of light socket, Mickey figure is 6 3/4″ tall, base is 4″ x 4″, original plug, chalk material, signatures on bottom
16 – Rolls Razor safety razor sharpener kit One side opens to leather strop/one side opens to hone Original shipping box holds pristine, never-used kit in original cardboard box with packing materials, direction sheet, inspector sheet, serial #B461477, has a shadow 7, small X engraved near latch
17 – Novelty shaving cup Barbershop seat, ceramic, Andre Richard/Japan
18 – 2 straight razors, 1 w/box #1 Box: Hard, red plastic case with gold lettering: J.A. Henkels Zwillingenswerk AG Solingen Germany Zwilling-Les eux-Jumeaux-Los Gemelos-Twinworks * Friodur Inox No Stain On shank: Friodur No Stain (plus twins logos) J.A.Henckels Twinworks Solingen. Germany 45 On ivory colored handle in metal inlay: Twinworks logo Friodur Blade: Square nose, 11/16″, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, satin finish, with jimps #2 On shank: Twin (plus logo) eg.U.S.Pat.Off J.A.Henckels Twin Works Solingen, Germany Blade: Square nose, 11/16″, hollow, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, ivory colored celluloid, stamped “Yankee Shaver No 1” in red (faded) with metal inlay at both pins, small dent near pivot pin
19 – Cutlery pieces Landers Frary & Clark, Majestic, and Meridian Cutlery Co.; 10 forks, 15 knives, celluloid handles
20 – Shawnee corn dishes set Shawnee #5, #6, #8 bowls. Shakers lack stoppers.
21 – 5 Twinplex crank stroppers In original boxes. 2 Deluxe, 1 Model G50H, & 2 others. Some include original directions and/or vintage blades
22 – 3 straight razors #1 On shank: E.A.N.Co enclosed in diamond New Century Cutlery Co. Germany Blade: Square nose, 11/16″, ½ hollow, satin finish, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, ivory colored handle carved to resemble bamboo #2 On shank: H. Schulder Solingen Blade: Square nose, 11/16″, extra hollow, satin finish, pronounced jimps Handle: 2-pin, tan colored celluloid with silver bugle/diamond logo #3 On shank: Tennis (with racquets logo) Solingen IA Silber-Stahl Feinste Solinger Qualitaisarbeit Blade: Round nose, 9/16″, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, fine jimps inside/coarse jimps on top Handle: 2-pin, translucent amber-colored material with inlaid metal “Tennis K4” logo
23 – German mug, Moustache mug, Razorbrite bath (1) “Razobrite Bath” (2) Moustache mug, bow motif, some gold colored decoration left (3) Ornate, floral German mug with applied gold-tone decoration, chipped
24 – Assortment of 5 vintage forks Two with sterling necks; 4 antler and 1 ivory-colored handles
25 – Razor honers (1)”Black Crystal Honer” (black cup) in original box (torn), with directions printed on the side; Lima, OH (2)”Blackrock Razor Sharpener” in original red cardboard box, George Marlow, York, PA, includes direction sheets (black open end bowl) (3) “McKee Glass Safety Razor Hone” ivory colored concave dish
26 – 19th Century folding surgical knife “Teufel Phila” on shanks (post Civil War), wood handle
27 – Patriotic motif knife & fork Wm. Rodgers Co., patriotic emblems, small planes on backside of fork
28 – 3 straight razors #1 On blade: The Celebrated Hollow Ground Razor For Barber’s Use On shank: Manufactured By M.J. Higgins Sheffield Blade: Heavy, barbers notch, 16/16″, ¼ hollow, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, black horn Chips and small holes in handle #2 On tang: De Pews Patent June 6, 1882 On blade: Trademark The Perfect Razor (ornate D logo) Blade: French point, 9/16″, 2 ¼” blade length, hollow, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, horn, initials carved in (EWH)cracked at wedge pin and repair attempted but blade will go through handle #3 On shank: Geo. S. Sonntag & Co Evansville, Ind On blade: Gemmie Rattler Blade: Square nose, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, horn
29 – 4 Keen Kutter razors 1-in faux leather box with snap closure, purple felt lining, extra blades 1 – in cardboard box with 2 packets of extra blades 1 – red handle 1 – black handle
30 – Felt storage case Black heavy-duty exterior/brown felt interior. Side-to-side and top-and-bottom flaps with hook & loop closure inside, strap and buckle closure outside. Carry handle. Capacity for 60 items in double elastic-strap holders.
31 – Collection of Avon bottles
32 – Shaving mugs 2 Corning, no-handle mugs
33 – 3 Straight razors (1 w/box) #1 Box: The Genco Co. Bradford, Pa. Made in USA (seal) Genco Marked C-14-22 Gold lettering on dark brown box On shank: Genco Henry’s XX Blade: Round nose, satin steel, extra hollow, jimps, 11/16″ blade Handle: 2-pin, horn handle #2 On shank: Genco Master Barber The Genco Co. Made in U.S.A. Bradford, PA. On handle: Master Barber Blade: Square nose, extra hollow, no jimps Handle: 2-pin black handle, Pivot pin is loose #3 (not pictured) On shank: Geo. W. Korn razor, Little Valley NY Blade: hollow, mirror finish; damaged Handle: black & tan composite material, engraved: “Nels Larson”
34 – 3 Razor stropper kits (1) “Simmons Razor Stropper” in original cardboard box, mahogany handle (2) “Ingersoll Dollar Stropping Outfit” original box includes strop, stropper, and felt storage bag (3) “Christy Safety Razor -The Hoe” original cardboard box is in sections, includes leather strop (on side of box) plus razor
35 – Carving set – knife fork, sharpener The Robeson Cutlery Company, Rochester, NY ShurEdge
36 – 3 safety razor sharpeners in original boxes National Sharpener Scotts Ball-Bearing Sharpener The Stag Company
37 – 2 straight razors w/boxes #1 Box: George Wostenholm & Sons Real IXL Razor IXL On shank: George Wostenholm & Sons Celebrated IXL Razor Washington Works Sheffield Blade: Round nose, wedge with brass-reinforced back, pronounced jimps, 11/16″ blade Handle: 2-pin black handle Three small chips in blade edge http://www.sheffieldcutlerymap.org.uk/location/george-wostenholm-son/ #2 Box: Kee Products Co. Seaford, N.Y. Colanite French Razor No. 48 Germany Gold lettering on black cardboard box On shank: Kee Products Co. Seaford, N.Y. Colanite Blade: Round nose, wedge, jimps, 9/16″ blade Handle: 3-pin mother-of-pearl handle Includes attachment for blade Extensive rust on blade, wedge pin is broken
38 – 12 3″ hanging leather strops Varying lengths and conditions
39 – Vintage alligator suitcase Dark brown, spring button release, clear plastic handle, locks but no keys 12″ x 20″ x 8″
40 – 2 Safety razors “Barbershop” razor from Franklin Toiletry Co. (NY) in original wood box with hook clasp, coppertone metal (heavy) Unknown maker razor, similar to above, except gold-tone
41 – Novelty shaving accessories The Original Bobby McGees Conglomeration sink / toilet motifs
42 – 6 Safety razor stroppers (1)-Spiro Sharpener (2) 2 Safety Razor Co (3) 1 unknown maker (4) Bello Hollow grinder in original box (5) Sharpen-M-All in original box w/directions
43 – Portable shaving basin Flip-up top reveals inside mirror covering a glass soap dish nested in the metal frame; built-in brush holder
44 – Carving set pieces Fork and knife sharpener Knife & fork 1) Antler handles, sterling necks, end cap missing from sharpener, pivot missing from fork (2) Meridan Cutlery Co., USA, small cracks in antler handles
45 – Assorted straight razors 1-Falkenhainer & Co. “None Better Extra” on shank, square nose, ¾” x 2 ¾” hollow blade, mirror finish, top & bottom jimps, 2-pin black handle (chipped at pivot pin) 2- Koeller & Schmitz Cutlery Co. Fox logo on shank, ½” x 2 ¾” hollow blade, black handle, broken at pivot pin 3-Non Plus Ultra, Germany Square nose, “ND” on ½” x 1″ blade, hollow, top 7 bottom jimps, black 2-pin handle 4-…”SMO Mf’g Co Germany” “Barbers Choice Hollow Ground on blade, square nose, 11/16″ x 2 ¾” hollow blade (badly chipped), mirror finish, top and bottom jimps, some rust 5-Hair Shaper by Major “Japan” on tang, stainless steel safe razor, top and bottom jimps, slide button blade release 6- (2) “Two Golden Man Special Quality” with logo on blade, ½ x 2 ¾” blade, Pakistan stamped on shank, hollow, blade, no jimps, brown marbleized 2-pin handle
46 – Assortment of shaving mugs Steam engine, horse & carriage, floral motif w/brush holder, plain, white with worn gold trim
47 – Assortment of never-used shaving brushes New in box: Burma Shave (2), Rubberset, Omega Professional, Avon, Made-Rite, Ever-Ready
48 – Leather strops 5 hanging leather strops 3 safety razor leather strops 2 ½”, 2″, 1 ½”
49 – 3 – Brass shaving sets 2 – Include stand, brushes, and razors 1 – Includes stand, razor, toothbrush
50 – 3 straight razors #1 On shank: The J.R.Torrey Co. U.S. Worcester, Mass. (Partially pitted) On blade: Our 36 in an oval (severely pitted) Blade: Round nose, 13/16″, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, mirror finish (damaged), top & bottom jimps Handle: 2-pin, beige Bakelite #2 On shank: 56 Silver Steel Finest Quality (partially rubbed out) Blade: Round nose, 9/16″, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, satin finish, with jimps Handle: 2-pin, black Bakelite #3 On shank: Kolibri Hummingbird logo Blade: Round nose, ¾”, 3″ blade, hollow, top and bottom jimps Handle: 2-pin, black Bakelite
51 – Assorted safety razors in original boxes
52 – 9 Glass stroppers/hones Most in original boxes Various makers, colors
53 – Group of assorted safety razors
54 – Silverplate shaving mugs With brush holder handles
55 – Antique carving sets Landers Frary & Clark Aetna Works double edge knife, stag handle Landers Frary & Clark, design on handles
56 – Assorted Durham-Duplex products 1- Leather-covered, wood case marked “Durham Duplex Razor Co.” “New York – London.” Tape covering box hinge. Button closure.Celluloid handle with blade guards, jimps on top and bottom, metal holder for extra blades, and directions. 2-Red leather case (very worn) marked “Durham Duplex Razor Co. New York, U.S.A.” containing razor and extra guards. 3-Durham Duplex safe razor, celluloid handle marked “To Be Used With Durham-Duplex Blades” “Durham Demonstrator Not To Be Sold” 4 – Durham Duplex straight razor, top & bottom jimps, celluloid handle and celluloid case marked “Durham Duplex” 5 – Durham Duplex safe razor, top & bottom jimps, extra guard and Durham blades in black leather case inside red cardboard box marked “Durham Duplex Safe Razor” “Made in U.S.A.” 6- Blue case with red swivel top containing Durham Duplex razor with celluloid handle and safety guard 7-Mother of pearl color handle, Durham Duplex safe razor, top & bottom jimps 8- razors, celluloid handles, top & bottom jimps
57 – Cutlery knives Universal LF&C, design on handles
58 – 2 Razor stropper kits (1)”Climax Automatic Razor Sharpener” in original cardboard box, strop with 2 adapters, includes direction sheet (2)”Kammer’s Dubeledge Stropper” in original metal box with purple cardboard lining, includes direction sheet
59 – Group of assorted safety razors
60 – Black marble & brass shaving set Includes soap cup, razor and stand. 1 accessory missing
61 – 2 Weck razors 1-Weck Hair Shaper (trademarked) on blade guard, “Made in U.S.A.” & “Weck Shaper” stamped on handle, all stainless steel 2-Weck & Co. Bklyn, N.Y. U.S.A., safe razor, bottom jimps, clear red 2-pin handle
62 – Stroppers / hones 8 Stone stroppers/hones, in original containers 1 leather Various makers, colors
63 – 3 straight razors w/boxes #1 Box: Maroon cardboard box with gilt lettering: “Hollow Ground Razor Solingen” On shank: 15 Max Dorner Solingen Germany (with logo) Best Silver Steel Extra Hollow Ground Blade: Round nose, 16/16, 3″ blade length, hollow, mirror finish, top and bottom jimps Handle: 2-pin, black #2 Box: Brown leather, snap closure. Stamped inside flap: Shapleigh’s Diamond Jubilee 25 Years of Honorable Service. Written inside: Buy 3.00 On shank: Shapleigh Hdw. Co. St. Louis U.S.A. 75 Diamond Jubilee Blade: Round nose, 11/16″, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, mirror finish, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, beige, “Shapleigh’s Diamond Jubilee” #3 Box: Forest green cardboard box with silver lettering. Front: Curley Ideal Reversible Safety Guard Razor Every Razor Warranted. Back: Curley Ideal Safety Razor (plus logo artwork) Aristos Trade Mark. Inside: Inside box: No. 117396 If not entirely satisfactory it will be exchanged within thirty days from date. But this must not be misconstrued into a guarantee against breakage caused by improper handling or accident. Date 9/21 19 8 Signature of firm selling Razor: P On shank: A Pat’d March 5th 1899 June 12th 1900 June 25th 1907 On tang: 117396 On blade: New York U.S.A. Curley’s Ideal Safety Razor Blade: Spanish point blade with hinged blade guard that screws into place, ?”, 2 ¼” blade length, mirror finish, top and bottom jimps Adjustable tang
64 – 2 straight razors (1 w/box) #1 Box: Geneva Cutlery Corp. Geneva, N.Y. USA. Pyramid Brand Pyramid logo Gold lettering on federal blue cardboard box On shank: Cutlery Corp. Geneva, N.Y. U.S.A. Pyramid logo Blade: Square nose, half hollow, jimps, 11/16″ blade, satin steel Handle: 2-pin black handle #2 On shank: Garland Cutlery Co Germany On blade: The Improved Eagle Razor (with flying eagle logo) Blade: Square nose 11/16″ blade, ½ hollow, satin steel, jimps on shank Handle: 2-pin, black wood Handle is split at pivot pin
65 – U.S. themed shaving mugs & after shave bottle Large, cream colored w/gold eagle White, flag motif, Declaration of Independence Satin glass, flag & floral motif “Gentlemen’s Regiment” U.S.N. U.S. Medical Corp “Justice for All” “Lawyer” Large eagle themed mug & after shave bottle Pewter mug, “E Pluribus Unum” “1776-1976”
66 – Travel cutlery, carving knife Wood handles double as case Sterling silver neck, antler handle
67 – Warner-Jones & Everite Warner-Jones patented blade sharpener Everite Corp. safety razor kit in nylon travel case Original boxes and direction sheets included
68 – Assorted tableware 6 knives (American Cutlery, Keen Kutter, Tillots, Lamson & Goodnow & Co. 1859, & unknown) 5 4-tine forks (Alaska, Wm. Rogers Mfg. Co. AA, Rogers Bros A1 3 3-tine forks (1 stamped “Steel”) 2 soup spoons (Wm rogers AA) 12 “Wallco Sectional” A1+ teaspoons” 1 Gall & Alton teaspoon 3 serving & 1 teaspoon “Made in U.S.A. 900 WB/W” 1 small tin spoon 2 spoon inserts 1 butter knife
69 – 2 straight razors (1 w/box) #1 Joseph Rodgers & Sons Embossed lettering and linear decoration on black box 0171 (possibly) / 3X On shank: Joseph Rodgers & Sons Cutlers To Their Majesties No 6 Norfolk Street Sheffield Blade: barber’s notch nose, wedge, no jimps, heavy blade Handle: 2-pin, horn, broken at wedge pin #2 On shank: Joseph Rodgers & Sons Cutlers To The Majesties N96 Norfolk St Sheffield England (with 2 small emblems) Blade: Square nose, 11/16″, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, satin finish, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, black
70 – Assortment of shaving brushes Various manufacturers, sizes, bristle types
71 – William Enders shaving kits 1-Snap closure box opens to strop, which is the lid covering a purple velvet interior holding the razor and extra blades 2-Black cardboard box. Lid marked “Wm. Enders Trade Mark” “Made in U.S.A.” on outside, and inside is additional advertising. Box contains razor and inspector number tag. 3-Green metal box, lined with green velvet. Razor and packaging for extra blades inside.
72 – Group of assorted safety razors
73 – Ceramic razor & brush holder
74 – Large metal storage/display suitcase Textured stainless-steel like metal with reinforced corners and edges, gray/patterned cloth interior with elastic straps, cloth pouches, and 2 folding trays; opens from the top & the front; side and bottom legs; wide shoulder strap with shoulder grip plus sturdy plastic carry handle 13″ x 16″ x 8 ½”
75 – 4 Twinplex crank stroppers Some include original directions and/or vintage blades
76 – 4 safety razors
77 – 3 straight razors #1 On shank: Partial inscription is visible: “(Manu)Factured By” Blade: Square nose, 11/16″, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, satin finish, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, black wood, some chips #2 On shank: C. Myers & Son Athol Rd Sheffield Made And Ground In Sheffield, Eng On blade: Hollow Ground inside ornate banner artwork Blade: Round nose, ¾”, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, mirror finish, with jimps Handle: 2-pin, black wood #3 On shank: Leon Sheffield Blade: Square nose, 15/16″, 3″ blade length, wedge, no jimps, heavy Handle: 2-pin, reinforced, black horn
78 – 5 shaving mugs 1 – “Father” in gold, Shenango China 1 – “Stutz Bearcat 1914,” covered 3 – White, w/bottom lip
79 – Carving set Putnam cutlery Co. New Britain Connecticut
80 – 5 Ever Ready razors One in box with blade storage
81 – 2 straight razors #1 On shank: NON o XLL Joseph Allen & Sons Sheffield On blade: The Celebrated Hollow Ground Razor (sword logo) Blade: Barber’s notch nose, ¾”, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, satin finish, no jimps, heavy Handle: 2-pin, horn, some small chips #2 On shank: NON o XLL Joseph Allen & Sons Sheffield England On blade: Medium Size Hollow Ground Blade: Barber’s notch nose, ?”, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, satin finish, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, black
82 – Rolls Razor safety razor sharpener kits One side opens to leather strop/one side opens to hone (1)Stamped 2, serial #H089298, missing hone (2)Stamped 2 (3)Hone missing, clasp is loose, Serial #B824892 (4)Serial #C046420 (5)Serial #A702167
83 – Cutlery case Cherry finish, undivided, felt lined, 12 knife slots
84 – Antique twisted metal fork One piece of metal, twisted and sharpened to points
85 – Razor pamphlets
86 – 5 – Miniature/travel razor kits Razorette – metal box Kewtie – plastic case Bigelow & Parkin travel razor – leather pouch with extra blade Gillette – in leather, zip-close case with extra blade Schick – swivel head with leather case
87 – The “4 S Razor” kit Black cardboard box marked “The 4 S Razor Simple Sanitary Sharp Safety” Green cardboard interior holds small strop, safe razor, and box of extra blades
88 – 4 razors (1 w/case) #1 Molded, oval black, plastic, case On blade: Wade & Butcher , Corporate Mark Sheffield On shank: Wade & Butcher Sheffield, England (plus logo) Blade: barber’s notch nose, ?” blade, wedge, mirror finish, no jimps Handle: Brown composite, 2-pin, fine saw marks #2 On shank: Wade & Butcher for Barbers Use Blade: Barber’s notch nose, 16/16″, 3″ blade length, hollow, satin finish, no jimps, heavy Handle: 2-pin, black On shank: Wade & Butcher Sheffield England Arrow logo Blade:(broken) hollow, 11/16″, 3″ blade, hollow, no jimps Handle: 2-pin Bakelite, #3 On shank: Manufactured By Wade & Butcher Sheffield With arrow logo Blade: Barber’s notch, ?”, 3″ blade length, hollow, satin finish, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, black Some chips in handle #4 On shank: Wade & Butcher Sheffield England (with arrow logo) On blade: Medium Size Hollow Ground Blade: Barber’s notch nose, 5/8″, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, black #4
89 – 6 Old Spice shaving mugs 2 – “Ship Grand Turk Salem” 4 – “Ship Friendship” (different years & materials)
90 – 3 straight razors #1 On shank: Red-Injun No. 101 R.P. Boker & Co. (with tree logo) Germany Blade: Round nose, 11/16″ blade, extra hollow, jimps on top and bottom of shank Handle: 2-pin, tree logo, black Handle is chipped at pivot point, so blade freely exits handle #2 On shank: 917 Red-Point Made In Germany Anton Wingen Jr Solingen-Germany Blade: Square nose, ?”, 2 ½” blade length, hollow, satin finish, no jimps Handle: 3-pin, black with decorative metal trim at both pins, metal inlay logo “Red Coin Razor” #3 On shank: 133 Red Imp Trade Mark Made in U.S.A. By Case Blade: Square nose, 11/16″, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, with jimps Handle: 2-pin, red bakealite, stamped Red Imp Trade Mark with logo
91 – Darwin DeLuxe kit & 2 Rolls Razor sharpener kits 2 Rolls Razor safety razor sharpener kit (one side opens to leather strop/one side opens to hone) 1 Darwin DeLuxe safety kit RR kits missing razor blade holders Darwin kit includes razor, blades, and sharpening instruments
92 – Antique cutlery 5 knives/6 forks, plus 1 knife/2 forks; 3-tine forks
93 – 3 vintage shaving soap bowls Yardley shaving soap, wood MacGregor Shaving Soap, Bakelite (contains soap cake) “His” The House for Men Incorporated, w/brush holder molded into lid, maroon
94 – 3 straight razors #1 On shank: Peter J. Michels, Inc. Brooklyn, New York Made In Germany No1(with diamond logo) C-Mon Stainless On blade: C-Mon (with diamond logo) Stainless Steel Ice Hardened Blade: Square nose, 11/16″, 3″ blade length, hollow, satin finish, no jimps Handle: 3-pin, mother of pearl style material, metal inlays at wedge pin with “C Mon P J M”, “Stainless” metal inlay on side Loose wedge pin #2 On shank: 54 ERN C.Friedr Ern Wald-Germany Highest Award On Blade: “Rattler” inside artwork Blade: Square nose, 11/16″, 3″ blade length, hollow, mirror finish, with jimps Handle: 2-pin, tan Loose wedge pin #3 On shank: Robt. Klaas Prussia (with logo of cranes) Blade: Square nose, 9/16″, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, mirror finish, with jimps Handle: 1-pin, ornate black resin Wedge pin is loose
95 – Razor storage case Black vinyl exterior, red felt interior with flaps that fold inward to secure items, room for 60 items, handle, straps/clasps to hold rolled case closed
96 – 5 Safety razor sharpeners in original boxes (1)Pike Strop Hone (2)Pullman Automatic Safety Razor Stropper (3)Stropone, Inc, (4)Blade-A-Year (quantity 2)
97 – 4 Miniature/travel razor kits & accessories Gold-tone miniature shaver w/extra blades in metal, gold-tone case William Enders miniature gold-tone travel razor in gold-tone box Everite miniature leather strop in red faux lizard case Miniature razor with spare blade and sewing kit in red leather, zip-close case
98 – 3 straight razors #1 On shank: Uncle Sam Germania Cutl. Works Germany Blade: Square nose, 11/16″, 3″ blade length, hollow, mirror finish, with jimps Handle: 2-pin, beige plastic #2 On shank: The Artist Levering Razor Co Hamburg Ground Germany Blade: Round nose, 11/16″, 2 ½” blade length, hollow, satin finish, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, black #3 On shank: Black & Grinold Onward (in banner artwork) Bathworks Sheffield Blade: Square nose, ¾”, 2 ¾” blade length, wedge, satin finish, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, black
99 – 19th century children’s cutlery set 2 3-tine forks, 1 knife; “For A Good Child” on knife blade; bone handles
100 – Logo shaving mugs
101 – 3 Rolls Razor safety razor kits Two kits are complete One kit missing blade holder & strop, engraved “C. Garrett India”, serial number B228837, stamped 2
102 – 4 boxes & razor blades 1 Metal box with clasp “Werkzeug.” List of old German telephone numbers taped to inside lid. 2 Small wooden box with sliding lid, partial label probably “Eagle Eye… Attachment for …” 3 Metal Timex box containing packs of razor blades 4 Small, empty cardboard box: “A Grip-Full of Shaving Needs” “Travel Package” “For the Guest” “Handy Club Size.” Artwork to look like steamer trunk (with “tag” on bottom)
103 – 2 straight razors #1 On shank: W.H. Morley & Sons Clover Brand (with 4-leaf logo) Germany Blade: Barber’s notch, 11/16″, 3″ blade length, hollow, satin finish, with jimps Handle:2-pin, black #2 On shank: The Torrey Razor Co. Worcester, Mass. U.S.A. Blade: Barber’s notch nose, 11/16″, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, satin finish, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, black bakealite with small scuffs
104 – Assortment of blades, razor parts and accessories
105 – 10 old shaving soap cups/mugs 2 – Unmarked, no handle 2 – Albert Pick & Company on bottom 1 – Floral motif, O.C. Co., Minerva, CA, tagged: “John Denninger mother gave this to John in year 1926” 1 – “Shaving Mug” 1 – Alfred Meakin Ltd. England Royal Ironstone 1 – McNicol China, Clarksville, W.VA 1 – Made in Bavaria 1 – Gold trimmed, Made in Bavaria
106 – Cutlery storage box Chestnut colored, wood with red velvet lining, some scratches & wear, slightly warped lid
107 – Sharpeners & accessories (1)Allegro razor blade honer in original box w/blades (2)Strand safety razor sharpener (3)Misc. items, including leather straight razor case
108 – Assorted shaving items Shaving brush handle, metal shaving talc container, 2 metal shaving stick holders, 1 used blade container, 1 safety razor stropper, 1 marble sharpener, 1 snap-closure box for daily straight razors, 1 metal brush container (missing one end cap)
109 – 4 3-tine forks Celluloid handles, 1 cracked
110 – Travel razor Brown leather pouch holds razor and room for new & used blades
111 – 4 straight razors #1 On shank: K11 Keenkutter (with tomahawk logo) Simmons Hdwe Co. Mfrs & Distributers (sic) U.S.A. On blade: Simmons Keen Kutter (inside tomahawk artwork) Blade: Round nose, 11/16″, 2 ¾”blade length, hollow, satin finish, with jimps Handle: 2-pin, black #2 On shank: No K 739 Keen Kutter Simmons Hdwe.Co., Inc. Germany E On blade: Finest Keen Kutter Hollow Blade: Square nose, 11/16″, 3″ blade length, hollow, satin finish, with jimps Handle: 2-pin, ornate black #3 On shank: Royal Simmons Hardware Co On blade: The Royal Celebrated Razor Keen Kutter With perched eagle logo Blade: Square nose, 11/16″, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, satin finish, top & bottom jimps Handle: 2-pin, black wood Crack in handle near wedge pin #4 On shank:Tom Ray Cutlery Co. On blade: Fully Warranted Blade: Square nose, 11/16″, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, satin finish, with jimps Handle: 2-pin, black bakealite Small scuffs on handle
112 – 3 Rolls Razor sharpening kits (One side opens to leather strop/one side opens to hone) 1 In alligator leather case with outer pouch holding metal blade box 2 In maroon leather-covered metal case lined with maroon velvet and ivory satin, with original directions 3 Imperial red leather-covered metal case w/blade box, pull-out latch
113 – Vintage knives & forks Forks are unmarked, knives are Landers Frary & Clark & Sheffield Firth Stainless brands Bakelite handles, 6 knives, 6 forks
114 – Vintage cutlery storage box Black finish with red and metal detailing, medallion on front is water-lily motif, unlined, several scratches, some veneer on bottom has worn away
115 – 3-Christy razors in original boxes Red/blue cardboard box “Light as a Feather” Blue/red cardboard box “Keeps your Face Young” Black snap closure box w/purple velvet lining With extra blades.
116 – 8 strops Various sizes, makers
117 – Hand held strops
118 – Misc. shaving items Brush, strop hooks, etc.
119 – 3 straight razors #1 On shank: Donnan & Dunn Petersburg VA Warranted On blade: Wade & Butchers Celebrated (illegible) Concave Razor Blade: Barber’s notch, 3″ blade length, hollow, jimps on top and bottom of shank Handle: 2-pin, beige, with some nicks #2 On shank: Wade & Butcher Sheffield (with arrow logo) On blade in ornate type: Wade & Butcher’s Celebrated Fine India Steel Razor Blade: Barber’s notch, 13/16″, 3″ blade length, hollow, satin finish with mirror finish lettering, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, black handle Handle is chipped at wedge pin and on one side #3 On shank: Wade & Butcher For Barbers Use Blade: Barber’s notch nose, 16/16″, 3″ blade length, hollow, satin finish, no jimps, heavy Handle: 2-pin, black
120 – Razor kit & stropping machine/strop Red, leather-covered box with snap closure is marked “Westen Bros Solingen Germany” and contains Ever Ready razor, plus hollow blades. (from Wester Brothers, Germany; Twin1; Kampfe Bros.; Hoffritz) ; blade sharpener, leather strop. Ever-Ready Stropping Machine & Strop-Original red cardboard box containing stropper, leather strop with woven string holder (strop is torn)
121 – Stropper/hones, sharpeners, blades 4 Ceramic stroppers/hones, most in original boxes 2 – Stanford 5-Second Sharpener, 1 in box w/ directions 5 packs of razor blades Various makers, colors
122 – Mixed antique cutlery 2 knives/4 forks LF&C .915/Etna Works, JR & Co.
123 – 5 straight razors #1 On shank: Australian Magnetic Steel On blade: Damascus Hollow-Ground Blade: French point, 13/16″, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, satin finish, with jimps Handle: 2-pin, black #2 On shank: Geo. W. Korn Razor Mfg. Co. Little Valley, NY U.S.A. On tang: 1139 Blade: Square nose, 11/16″, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, scrimshaw (on ivory) grapevine/wreath carving #3 On shank: J.S.Holler & Co Adolph Blaich San Francisco Additional mostly obliterated writing and arrow in an oval logo On blade: Our Pride (in gold) with additional art Blade: Square nose, 11/16″, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, mirror finish, top & bottom jimps Handle: 2-pin, black ornate floral raised motif Crack near wedge pin, badly damaged blade #4 On shank: Extra Hollow Ground Made in Germany On blade, in gold color lettering “Extra Special” inside artwork Blade: Round nose, 13/16″, 2 ¾ blade length, extra hollow, mirror finish, top and bottom jimps, top edge of blade is a vine/flower engraving Handle:2-pin, ivory colored Bakelite #5 On shank: J.S.Holler & Co Adolph Blaich San Francisco Additional mostly obliterated writing and arrow in an oval logo On blade: Our Pride (in gold) with additional art Blade: Square nose, 11/16″, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, mirror finish, top & bottom jimps Handle: 2-pin, black ornate floral raised motif Crack near wedge pin, damaged blade
124 – 6 safety razors/kits in original boxes (1)Auto strop razor w/ strop, blades in blade box, & directions in snap-close box (2)Mark Cross razor w/ blade (3)Burham razor (4)H.C. Wittman General Hardware w/directions (5)Penn razor w/ blades, strop, & direction sheet (6)King Oscillator w/ blades & instructions (metal case)
125 – 8 Hanging leather strops
126 – Travel shave kits Fold A Brush – Stainless steel travel case with metal clasp holding razor, folding brush, and extra blades; red felt holder Klinco razor in hammered steel box with blue velvet liner
127 – 6 blade sharpening stones
128 – 2 Rolls Razor safety razor sharpener kits In brown cloth-covered case with pull-out latch In snap-shut metal case with purple satin & blue velvet interior
129 – 4 straight razors #1 On shank: T & B On blade: N2 Jacques Lecoultre Au Sentier Blade: French point nose (worn), 2 ¾” blade, with jimps, blade is set into a back spine Handle: 2-pin, black wood handle #2 On shank: The Norwich Gentleman Norwich Cutlery Co Warranted Blade: Square nose, 9/16″, 2 ¾” blade, hollow, mirror finish, top jimps only Handle: 2-pin, black/brown resin #3 On shank: Tip-Top Blade: Square nose, 13/16″, 3″ blade, hollow, with jimps Handle: 2-pin, green resin, ornate metal work reinforcing each pin #4 On shank: Bulh Sons (illegible) On blade: Extra (in ornate lettering) Blade: Square nose, ?”, 2 ½” blade length, hollow, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, brown, broken tip near pivot pin
130 – 11 table knives Bridgeport Knife Company, Meriden Cutlery, J.Russell & Company Green River Works Universal L.F.&C., celluloid handles
131 – Miniature razor kit/holder Hammered steel holder holds razor handle, razor, and extra blades; hole for attaching to vertical surface
132 – 5-Valet shaving items 3 Valet razors 1 fabric-covered, metal-box travel kit containing gold-tone razor, small gold-tone metal box with extra blades, and a leather strop 1 stainless steel, purple satin-lined box containing razor head and stem, strop in a metal holder, 5 Valet razor blades in a metal holder
133 – 2 – “Curvfit The Womans Razor” In original box with flannel storage bag, one box has spare blade
134 – Alligator suitcase w/strops Black alligator finish 2-clasp suitcase ‘Modern Hair Design training Center Memphis, Tenn.” containing several leather strops
135 – Vintage folding fork & knife set Griffco Cutlery Works, Germany; gray metal holder
136 – Assorted stropping/honing kits (1)”Peerless Automatic Razor Stropper” original cardboard box contains strop, adapter, and direction sheet (2)”Suredge” original cardboard box contains -sided, rotating strop/hone in one-piece, manual sharpening machine; direction sheet included (3)”Sterling Stropper” in cardboard box (damaged), including strop, two adapters, and direction sheet
137 – 8 blade sharpening stones 3 are broken, one is dated 1943
138 – Mixed cutlery pieces Universal, Goodeel, or unmarked. 9 knives, 5 forks, carving set.
139 – Wilkinson Sword shaving kit Stainless metal box lined with blue satin. Includes razor, 7 daily blades, and strop in a holder with a razor handle rack and a direction sheet
140 – 2 Stroppers “Enders Razor Stropper & Strop” Black cardboard box is worn, contains stropper & blade only (no strop). Box is 7 ½ “x 2″ x 2” “Faultless Stropper” by J.B.Rhodes, Kalamazoo, MI Red cardboard box contains stropper, strop, and directions. Box is 7 x 1 ½ x 2″
141 – Mixed cutlery pieces Mostly Wade & Butcher, squared Bakelite & Celluloid handles, 10 knives, 5 3-tine forks, and 1 4-tine fork
142 – Leather like case with 2 straight razors Case: Black, snap close, suede lined, safety flaps Razor #1: On shank: 34 DenFi Reg.U.S Pat.Off. (sic) Wester Bros Solingen Germany (logo of anchor/star/compass needle) Blade: Square nose, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, satin finish, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, brown & black woodgrain pattern Razor #2 On shank: ILL (possibly St. Louis Missouri, plus a partial logo) Blade: Square nose, 9/16″, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, satin finish, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, brown & black woodgrain pattern
143 – Stropper kits & supplies (1)”Radio Stropper Outfit”in original green box on which directions are printed, includes strop and a small box of strop dressing (2)”Radio Stropper Outfit” in original pink box (ends are missing) on which directions are printed, includes strop, small box of strop dressing, blade adapter, honing sheet, directions sheet (3)Flannel Durham Duplex felt storage bag (4)3 Intersoll stroppers and an original “Ingeroll Dollar Stropping Outfit” box (damaged) (5)1 unknown brand stropper
144 – 3 Rhodes “Kriss Kross” Stropper w/ instructions In metal, gold-tone, trademarked box In brown, cardboard, trademarked box In red/black, cardboard, trademarked box
145 – Vintage/antique straight razor boxes (empty)
146 – Assorted tableware 13 Knives (1834 J Russell & Co., Ibbotson Globe Works [1800s], Lamson Goodnow & Co. 1859 & unmarked) 2 4-tine forks 15 3-tine forks (wood, bone, [some tip caps missing], Bakelite handles) 1-Carving knife-Lamson & Goodnow
147 – Red faux lizard skin storage box Cardboard, 4 compartments 12″ x 10 ½” x 2 ½”
148 – 3 straight razors #1 On shank: Perfection (n is rubbed away) DeVry B.S. Co. Evansville, Ind. Blade: Square nose, 8/16″, 2 ¼” blade length, hollow, satin finish, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, black Bakelite #2 On shank: The M.L.Brandt Company Germany & New York 123 Brandt’s Safe Razor Blade: Square nose, 11/16″, 2 ¾” blade length, hollow, mirror finish, with jimps Handle: 2-pin, black Bakelite #3 On shank: Challenge Cutlery Co Bridgeport, Conn. Blade: Square nose, 11/16″, 2 ¾” blade, hollow, no jimps Handle: 2-pin, black Bakelite
149 – Durham Duplex razor kit / Rolls Razor kit In original case with safety attachments & extra blades, original direction sheet Rolls kit missing hone, stamped S, serial #CS217431
150 – Assorted “Gem” products Junior Safety Razor, in box, gold plated Razor in purple velvet lined,wood box with snap closure, with Damaskeene blades Razor in plastic, purple velvet lined, snap -shut box with extra blades Plastic case with 4 new blades 2 Gem razors, one gold plated, 2 plain Razor in metal box with red velvet liner
151 – Sears hard-sided briefcase Dark gray with gray cloth interior, elastic clothes strap, push button spring release, “Forecast Deluxe” 16″ x 20″ x 6 ½ “
152 – 5 crank stroppers 1-Slum of Denmark 2-Morledge (JCPenney) 3-Twinedge 4-Ritz 5-Twinedge, in box, with original directions sheet
153 – Stropper kits and supplies Featured in the April 20, 1924, issue of The Saturday Evening Post! (1) Red cardboard box (ripped) contains stropper and three adapter (2) Red cardboard box contains and two accessories
154 – Misc. handles and cleaning brushes
155 – 2 Rolls Razor razor sharpening kits (One side opens to leather strop/one side opens to hone) In blue leather-covered metal box with blue velvet/purple satin liner, original directions sheet and replacement parts price list Kit missing razor blade holder, stamped “Demonstration Model Not or Sale”
156 – 2 Rolls Razor safety razor sharpener kits (One side opens to leather strop/one side opens to hone) In original cardboard slide-out boxes
157 – 2 Antique “Never Fail Razor Sharpener” (1)Includes original red cardboard box (label is worn), directions sheet/guarantee paper/packing paper, 2 blade adapters (holders), and sharpening strop. Open packet “Viscol” leather treatment included (2)Includes original red cardboard box (no label), directions sheet/guarantee card/packing paper, 1 blade adapter, and sharpening strop. Also signed salesman card
Auction Terms & Conditions
Auction Title: Vintage razors * shaving collectibles * Antique Cutlery
Owner: Diana Wohlwend
157 lots of antique straight razors, safety razors, razor strops, sharpeners, mugs, brushes, Rolls Razor sharpening kits, sharpening stones, antique cutlery and more!
The auction begins to end on Monday, October 21st @ 7 P.M.
Items are available for viewing on Friday, October 18th from 4-6 P.M.
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