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This is a straight razor that was made in Solingen, Germany. It is the Black Velvet model from the International Cutlery, Company in Solingen. It is in near mint conditiuon, showing only a possible light previous honing, which could have been from the factory and/or my honing. This razor has had no restoration, just a light polishing. The tang and monkey tail have the blued process, as shown in the photos. The blade is 11/16 wide, is made of carbon steel, with a hollow grind and has the original factory mirror finished, blade faces. Mechanically perfect all around, it opens and closes snug and smooth on the pivot pin and dead center between the scales.The scales are the factory original, butterscotch colored celluloid. They are in like new condition. Recently honed to provide a smooth, close and comfortable shave, this razor comes guaranteed shave ready.