Vintage and Antique Razors

Although the clean-shaven look has been in style periodically since at least the 12th Egyptian Dynasty, or around 2000 B.C., the earliest recognizable razors date to the 17th century in Europe. These iron tools were shaped like small hatchets, but were eventually modified to include a pivot, allowing the sharpened blade to remain protected within the handle or ā€œscales.ā€ By the 19th century, razors had evolved from a wedge-shaped blade to a...Continue Reading