Merkur Progress

The Eclipse Red Ring razor

When people look for vintage razors to put to daily use today they mostly think of Gillette, who manufactured very large numbers of well engineered razors which, with care, have […]

My new Mergress razor

Merkur of Solingen, in Germany, currently make three different adjustable razors, the Progress, the Futur and the Vision. Of the three the Progress is probably the most highly regarded, even […]

The Gillette adjustable razors

So far on this blog when discussing vintage Gillette razors I have mentioned the basic Tech model. This simple but effective 3 piece design has a two piece head, clamping […]