Antique Straight Razor Genco Geneva NY Old Dutch
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Sold Date: 02/25/2008
Channel: Online Auction
This auction is for a fantastic antique straight razor. This is a great razor. I believe the handle is celluloid, or a slightly newer plastic, and it has a very nice blend of brown and black color resembing wood grain. The handle also has strap bolsters which are probably made of nickel silver. This razor was made by Genco. Genco straight razors were part of the companies of W. R. Case. In 1936 W. R. Case & Sons Cutlery Co. purchased Geneva Cutlery Co. and manufactured razors under the Genco name. The blade is marked Genco, Old Dutch, Geneva, N.Y. U.S.A. It is part of a collection of razors I just purchased at an Estate auction. It is in good condition; t are no breaks, chips, etc. in the handle, no repairs. The blade itself is also good with no chips or breaks. The blade does have some scratching and some minor discoloration or wear. T is some traces of rust on the top edge of the blade. I believe that this would be an excellent addition to a collection. I am not an expert so please email with questions and to request any additional photos. I will need an email address to send them to.Be sure to add me to your favorites list ! Check out my other items !Sign up for PayPal ; the fast, easy, and secure way to pay online. International Buyers : Please note that the shipping charges for international shipment is different than within the US. Please wait for me to determine shipping costs and to invoice you. Please email me before you bid to give me the opportunity to determine your shipping cost and to determine if t are any restrictions for shipping the item to your country. If bidding please read my payment/shipping instructions . Please use the shipping calculator provided to determine your shipping costs. If you have questions or need additional photos emailed to you please request these well before the end of the auction so I can get them to you; I also will need your email address to forward the photos to. Please view my other items as I normally have several listed. Thank you. Shipping discounts : I will combine shipping of items when possible to safely ship them together is the same box. Payment: I accept PayPal and either a Bank Cashier Check or Money Order. I do NOT accept personal checks; absolutely NO exceptions. Payment must be received within 7 days of the close of the auction. I am not an expert . I am acquiring knowledge as I sell; some things I will know more about than others. When I list I try to give as much information as possible. I am honest and if I overlook something it is because I just do not know. I appreciate any information regarding my items that anyone can give me and will quite often ask for information in my listings. When you need additional information or photos please email me well before the close of the auction if possible to enable me to respond. If you are a collector and/or expert and have a standard you want to meet than please ask me questions before you bid and with your help I will look at the item and the specific part of the item that you need to know more about. Thanks for your help. Return Policy : I do not accept returns. No Exceptions. Please be certain before you bid. Ask questions and request more photos if neccessary; I will be happy to provide them. Shipping and Insurance : I ship using all new packing materials. I normally ship by Priority Mail and use USPS Priority Mail boxes. The exception would be for items that are large and require a different size box. If appropriate I also use Media Mail and First Class mail thru the USPS. Because of the cost of shipping supplies I do charge a small handling fee. If I miscalculate the weight and cost of shipping I will issue a refund for that portion of the shipping charge. I am not responsible for carrier mishap: Irregardless of how well a item is packed occasionally a mishap will occur. I highly recommend you purchase insurance for delicate items, such as glass, or very heavy items because they are easily dropped because of the w...
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