The handmade Spartacus razor represents the very best quality of blade and finish Thiers-Issard produces, and it’s easily one of the finest razors made today. A mirror finish and dazzling 24K goldwash, with faux tortoise shell scales make these very desirable, and they are hard to keep in stock. Each set of scales is unique, so there there will never be another razor that looks just like yours. C135 carbon song steel takes a wicked edge and strops up very well. The premium leather sheath matches the razor in quality.
Thiers Issard handmade razors are pieces of art. Not only are they a pleasure to look at, but they deliver a superior shave. Thiers Issard is one of the oldest remaining manufacturers of straight razors, and the old world craftsmanship and pride can be seen and felt.
All straight razors we sell are fully shave ready. This razor was then given a JNat finish, on an Ozuku Mizu Asagi Lv 5++ stone (above 16,000 grit). We put straight razors through a water stone progression to 5,000 grit, followed by Botan, Tenjyou, Mejiro and Koma Asano-stamped Mikawa Shiro nagura, and finally the ultra-fine Tomo nagura on our JNat. JNats (Japanese natural stones) are known for the exceptionally comfortable shave they provide. It’s been fully stropped, sanitized with alcohol, coated with a thin film of Dovo paraffin oil, and is ready to shave as soon as you remove it from the package. Carefully wipe the oil from the blade with a tissue and it’s ready to use.
Important: Due to the risks associated with bloodborne pathogens, potential honing damage and scuffs and corrosion resulting from daily use, we cannot accept returns of new straight razors.