An 11/16” Sheffield Advertising Straight Razor by
FRANCIS NEWTON & SONS
Portobello Works, Sheffield
ca. 1838 - 1920
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This cut throat razor has a Hollow ground blade of 11/16”.
It has thin cream xxx scales with a lead spacer.
Engraved on the tang are the words “ Francis Newton. Sheffield ”On the blade is “AW Famous High Speed Steels AWP” On the reverse is “Sir W. G. Armstrong. Whitworth & Co Ltd Openshaw Manchester”
Condition.Case. Not original & used for Royal mail packaging regulations. Razor . I have Cleaned the razor & it has left some pitting on the tang, spine & blade. The wear is light. There are no chips or cracks in the blade & the scales are fine.
Not shave ready, Requires Honing, Suitable for a novice..The razor has been Sterilized using Barbiside. I will be happy to combine shipping with anything bought from my Website or either of my ebay accounts taylors1000 & uk*merchant Great source of information, Find your countries group! International Bidders Encouraged Razor clubs & message Boards/Discussion ... read more