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steel
EF 50mm
Shaving
George Wostenholm & Son
Washington Works
Peerless
Eggington Group
EF 50mm f/1.8 ii
hollow ground
crucible
round point
Traditional
Shave
Sheffield
rust
50mm
sharp
edge
lenstagged
tang
scales
celluloid
straight razor
EF
open razor


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Straight or Open Razor, Sheffield steel

Straight or Open Razor, Sheffield steel
"Peerless" straight razor, George Wostenholm & Son, Sheffield, England. Slight rust. Very sharp.

The razor is made from high quality, crucible cast, carbon steel. It is fully hollow ground, has celluloid scales with a centre plug, has a round point, is double shouldered with a straight spine, and has a curved tang.

Made at the Washington Works, the block of land between Bowdon Street and Eldon Street, below Wellington Street.

The site of the Washington Works is shown here on Google maps:

maps.google.co.uk/maps/ms?msid=212462362669873385808.0004...

The company became part of the Eggington Group in 1986:

www.eggintongroup.co.uk/history/the-history-of-george-wos...

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