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Here is an F.W. Engels razor. Engels made several different models of top quality razors, this particular razor is their "ARGO" model. Engels made razors dfrom 1892 until 1943. The "ARGO" model was probably made sometime during the first quarter of the 1900's. Engels razors are known to be top qualoity razors made to the highest standards. F.W.Engels razors are among the best shaving razors ever made. This razor is in excellent defect free condition and shows only light to moderate hone wear. It still has an 11/16 wide blade. This blade is made of caerbon steel with a hollow grind. The blade opens and closes snug and smooth and dead center between the scales. The tang, monkey tail and spine top have and still retain about 95% of the original factorry bluing. The original scales have been replaced with brand new, matte finish, white colored, celluloid replacement scales.