I think it's fair to say the Gillette "Toggle" razor is one of the most sought-after vintage razors, at least from the historical perspective. Now it looks like a new, artisan-made homage to the Toggle is on the horizon! … [Read more...] about The Janus Toggle Adjustable DE Razor
The availability of the adjustable safety razor, once relegated to a niche' within a niche', has recently expanded, with a number of new products coming in a fairly short time. How do they work, who is making them, and how well do they perform? I bought a bunch to find out which … [Read more...] about Is The Adjustable Safety Razor Finally Catching On?
For those of you who collect razors, you’re probably thinking about what some of your prized pieces are worth. Although some collectors look down upon those who sell for profit, or those who buy at a premium, it’s still important to understand the market. As a … [Read more...] about The 8 Most Valuable Double Edge Safety Razors of 2018
[Note from Mark, “Mantic59”: Doug Hansford recently sent me some thoughts about what is the “ideal” DE razor. By coincidence I had been thinking about this myself, and a lot of his comments tracked my feelings, so we decided to collaborate on this article.] … [Read more...] about Is The Ideal DE Razor Adjustable?
The Gillette Super Adjustable aka “Toggle” has always been viewed as one of the wet shaving “grails” to both users and collectors alike. Its unique opening/closing mechanism, and limited production has turned the toggle into one of the most collectable razors of all time. … [Read more...] about The Amazing Story Of The Gillette Toggle