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This is a J. A. Henckels #68 model straight razor that was made in Solingen, Germany. Henckels is considered by many to be one of the very best razors ever made. Henckels started making razors in 1731 and continues in business today making mostly knives. Showing no previous hone wear this razor is in flawless unused, blemish and defect free condition. The blade is 6/8 wide, is made of carbon steel with a hollow grind and has very lustrous mirror finished blade faces. This razor's blade carries brand new red colored celluloid scales. They are in perfect defect and blemish free condition. This razor will make a nice daily shaving companion. It has been recently honed to provide a smooth, close and comfortable shave and it comes guaranteed shave ready.