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This is a C.V. Heljestrand straight razor that was made in Eskilstuna, Sweden. This razor shows moderate hone wear, but is in perfect defect and blemish free condition. This razor has been completely restored throughout, which has left all the surfaces re-finished and in a completely clean, sterilized and polished condition, even in the pivot pin area between the scales. In some areas like the tang, spine and monkey tail it is in better than new condition. This is one of today's most sought after straight razors. Swedish razors have long been known to have a reputation for the best steel and manufacturing standards. The blade of this razor has a 5/8 width, is made of carbon steel with a hollow grind. The original scales of this razor have been replaced with brand new black celluloid scales. Recently honed to provide a smooth, close and comfortable shave this razor comes guaranteed shave ready.