Vintage Straight Razor “Reliance” W.H. Compton & Co ~ Newark ,N. J. U.S.A.
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This is one vintage straight razor "Reliance " trademarkmade by W. H. Compton & Co Newark New Jersey U.S.A. ca.1920-1940. It is in good condition with 5/8 " square point hollow ground blade etched in front RELIANCE it is fairly clean with some pitting and scratches; free of any cracks, nicks, chips or sharpening damage. The cutting edge is well honed and smooth, it‘s not shave ready, but could be made so with more honing. It has beautiful engraved spine and upper jumps for better grip. Front shank reads RELIANCE TRADE MARK reverse shank W. H. COMPTON & CO NEWARK ,N. J. U.S.A. .It has green pearlized celluloid handles with fancy silver bolsters in excellent condition with some minor wear and scratches, free of chips, cracks or other damage with two pins that appear original. It opens and closes snug and smooth on the pivot pin and well centered between the handles. There is no box with this razor.The razor measures 6 1/2 "long when is closed. All measurements are approximate. This is very nice example of “Reliance” W.H. Compton & Co straight razor; it would be great addition to any collection or simply to use. Please refer to the photographs for all detail of the actual razor you will get. Any questions please feel free to ask. No sells to minors. All Pay ... read more