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藤 – Tō

藤 – Tō . 藤(とう)=  Tō (tō) 玉鋼 = Tamahagane • For a while now, “Iwasaki” doesn’t produce new Tamahagane kamisori anymore. “Ryoichi Mizuochi”, disciple of sword smith “Shigeyoshi Iwasaki“, is the last person still making “Iwasaki” kamisori, though not made … Continue reading

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Important update regarding article Birks

Hello to my devoted followers, The article “Birks” is totally revised with, most importantly, an update concerning Henry Birks, who apparently was the father of William Birks (F1748). This ties Henry together with the Birks family who used the “Tobacco-Pipe” mark. … Continue reading

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How to package a shave ready kamisori

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Iwasaki – Tanifuji – Amada

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Bosō 房総

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Kanetake – Norikazu Takahashi

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Kamijō Yukio

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Razors & Stones For Sale

‘Items For Sale’ also available on my ‘ebay-page’ ‘fikira12‘ (link) Prices will be higher on ebay because of the extra fee (±10%) ebay charges. Questions?: historyrazors@gmail.com or use the contact form below, thank you! Super RARE authentic “Nakayama Kan” lv 5+ … Continue reading

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Birks “Tobacco Pipe”

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“Dip-at-toe” 18th century

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