George Johnson & Company first listed in 1815 Furnival street and was active until 1904. The razor is in perfect vintage condition there are no signs of pitting on the blade just a little on the tang (nothing major at all). This razor has a near wedge blade 6/8th (20mm) at the widest point.
Engraved on the tang are the words Johnson(hammer and seven stars). There are no chips or cracks in the blade overall in very good condition with a nice polish and a barbers notch. The razor comes boxed in an period coffin case. The razor is very clean it is not shave ready but can be made shave ready on request. The scales are perfectly pressed horn.With just a minor chip nothing major at all. Pressed horn scales of this period often depicted famous celebrities of the time. Usually made for specific markets.
This scale depicts George Washington , Benjamin Franklin, Edward Preble (US naval officer) , William Shakespeare. American Eagle engraving with inscription Liberty "E pluribus unum". This razor has been sterilized.The razor is Shave Ready! Please have a look at my other razors that I have up for sale this week. We know you want to get your item as soon as possible, so we do everything to make it happen.
We will do everything to solve any problem. Your satisfaction is our top priority. If your item was damaged in transit or is in some way defective, we will make sure you are taken care of. Your satisfaction is our priority.
We are a small online shaving supplies store in UK that offer a wide variety of straight razors, safety razors, razor restoration and stropping supplies. We aim to deliver great products with excellent customer service. The item "Sheffield Straight razor by G. Johnson Pressed Horn 6/8th 1830 a must see! Rare" is in sale since Tuesday, September 1, 2020.
This item is in the category "Collectables\Vanity, Perfume & Grooming\Grooming Collectables". The seller is "shaversdelight" and is located in London, Essex. This item can be shipped worldwide.