Founded in 1906, Dovo Merkur is a German-based company producing some of the most-renowned shaving implements in the industry. The Merkur 38C DE Safety Razor (Closed Comb) is a traditional, ecominical double edge safety razor.
With an overall length of 100mm (4"), this is a standard-sized razor, if not on the slightly longer side. Those with larger hands will find the 80mm (3.1") handle incredibly easy to grip but you will notice the good level of manoeuvrability and agility this razor offers regardless of your hand size. At 120g (4.2oz), this is a rather heavy razor, which most shavers will find provides a much smoother shave. Using gravity to your advantage, you can just allow the weighty razor to glide across your face without having to apply any pressure.
It is crafted with a solid brass core and finished off with chrome plating to ensure the quality of the product is of the highest standards and to ensure the longevity of the razor. The attractive handle is designed in the style of a barber pole and its ribbed structure assists with wet grip and is reminiscent of traditional shaving styles.
Closed comb style razors are the most popular type of double edge safety razor on the market. Closed comb refers to the fact the safety bar, aside from potentially having small grooves running along it, is relatively straight. This feature offers a ‘milder’ shave — one that restricts blade exposure but still offers a close and precise shave. The milder shave achieved makes it the perfect choice for those new to using a DE and the go-to for daily shaving for new and experienced shavers alike.
Merkur has long been respected in the shaving industry due to its many years of creating high-quality and high-precision razors. This popular razor is a two-piece design, featuring a turning mechanism at the base of the handle that releases the screw rod, allowing any brand of DE razor blade to be placed between. When you purchase a Merkur razor, you acquire a piece of the highest shaving culture for a cultivated start to the day.
This razor includes one Merkur Super Platinum DE Razor Blade to get you started. This blade fits neatly and comfortably in between the two head parts. These blades are revered for their unparalleled sharpness and the smooth shave they provide. All DE razor blades are a standardised size and shape and therefore any DE blades you purchase will be compatible with this razor.
To take the best care of your razor, clean the parts with warm water every time you replace the blade and use a soft nail brush if desired. Slightly lubricate the mechanical parts regularly and do not overwind any screws.
The product is presented in a thick cardboard box, featuring the classic Merkur branding for authenticity.
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