For sale is a vintage HOLLOW GROUND STRAIGHT EDGE RAZOR made by W.H. Morley & Sons, Germany. This 1920s era razor is made from high carbon steel. The blade has a great etched image of heart and scrolls with the text “Finest Hollow Ground” on the blade. The Bakelite handle has an unusual textured design. Overall this razor is in fair condition. This 5/8 inch width blade has a small nick on one spot of the edge. The straight razor is about 6 1/8 inches in length closed or 9 5/8 inches open. A terrific collectible shaving razor.
A straight razor is a razor with a blade that can fold into its handle. Straight edge razors are also called open razors and cut-throat razors.
W. H. Morley & Sons were in business from 1913 until 1927 in Germany. They used a “four leaf clover” to mark all of their products.