Dating gem safety razors
I like them best when the head is laid against the skin (assuming a north to south stroke) and just lower the handle slightly to get the razor head just off of the skin. It sounds something like buttering a piece of toast.This is a significantly different blade angle compared to a double edge razor. The Clog-Pruf has an aggressive shave w/o the harsh blade feel.Dating Gillette Razors and Blades: "How old is this razor? Sometimes patent dates are a help, but they give you the front end of the date scale, and not always too exactly.Some razor makers put serial numbers on their razors, but we don't always have the key to how the serial numbers fit to dates of manufacture.It feels much less aggressive than it actually is on my face. I want to feel the aggressive nature of the razor if it’s aggressive and all of this family are.If I don’t feel it then I become complacent and that gets me into trouble.
Auto Strop and Rolls are two well known manufacturers who serial numbered their razors.
Unless I constantly strive to remember how aggressive this razor is it can lead to blood.
Despite those words, it might be just a touch more forgiving than the OCMM.
The Flying Wing has the same aggression of the Clog Pruf, yet is more sophisticated in some way that I can’t quit put my finger on.
Of the bunch IMO this is the most refined, yet gives the same shave as the others.