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This is a J. A. Henckels #118 model straight razor that was made in Solingen, Germany. Henckels is considered by many to be one of the very best razors ever made. They certainly have had the experience as they started in business in 1732. This razor's made date is placed sometime around 1950. Showing no previous hone wear this razor's blade appears to be unused. It is in excellent condition. The blade is 5/8 wide, is made of carbon steel with a hollow grind and has very lustrous factory finished, satin blade faces. This razor's blade carries black celluloid scales. They are in excellent condition. It has been recently honed to provide a smooth, close and comfortable shave and it comes guaranteed shave ready. This razor also comes with it's factory original box that is in excellent condition.