|WADE & BUTCHER - FOR BARBER'S USE - SHEFFIELD - 7/8
This is a beautiful and renowned and sought after Wade & Butcher 'For Barber's Use' Sheffield steel vintage razor in excellent condition from the 1800's.
Razor is very clean and shiny with still some of the original grind marks on the hollow part.
The custom scales are M3 Mokume Gane Titanium tapered with Bloody Jasper recon stone. The Mokume Gane is made of 95% real metal that has been atomized down to the molecular level and combined with special chemical binders. M3 stands for "Macro Molecular Metal".
The blade measures 7/8 with a nice prominent smiling spine.
Razor centers nicely.
Grind: Extra Hollow Ground (loose 1/2 to 3/4 Hollow).
Total weight: 2.4 oz
Total cutting edge: 2.80 inches
Hardware: Silver nickel pins. Stainless steel and brass washers
On the front shank it says: Wade & Butcher - For Barber's Use
Extremely beautiful condition and example of at least a 130 - 150 year old Wade & Butcher razor.
Successor to Robert Wade; succeeded by Butcher, Brown & Butcher Sheffield - 1818-1890.