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Melvin Hollenberg
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I'd like to trade my aluminium Standard razor (black finish), with the stand.

This is what happened: I bought it on one of those group funding things.

When I received it, however, I had problems with the thread. It's in the handle (as opposed to in the topcap) and doesn't want to tighten.

I get my money back but I'm allowed to keep it. After all that. I managed to pull the thread from the handle and secure it in the topcap. I informed them, but they don't really care and told me that the situation has been resolved as far as they're concerned.

I don't use it anymore, though. It's a $69 razor and the stand is another 20. I think I've used it 4 times.

I'd consider a few nice soaps. Let me know if you have a trade in mind.

*I live in the Netherlands so it's worth noting that this is probably $25 on shipping.
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I was hoping it could stay within the G+ community. Ebay it is then.
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The vintage watch market is booming. Sadly, where there's money, there's corruption.

Shady sellers are trying to fool ignorant buyers with fakes and cobbled together "Frankenwatches".

That's why you need a list of dealers that you can trust. Dealers that sell 100% legit watches. Certified and authenticated by a team of professionals.

Your list has arrived :) Please enjoy

#watches #vintage
Do you buy vintage watches online? Don't you think it's scary to buy watches online? These are 2 of the most asked questions. I've tried to answer them.
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This is a lovely Omega with an 28SC movement. Hand winding with an indirect sweep second.
Read the full story in the restoration report.

#vintage #watches
WahaWatches features articles on the restoration of vintage timepieces. Info and pictures before and after. This is an Omega 2416 with an 28SC movement.
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L'Occitan CADE cream
Wardonia bakelite with a PolSilver blade
Simpson's "the Colonel"

CADE is the richest cream and has the best cushion of everything wetshave-related that I own.
I believe it's very good for the skin. If you're looking for a shave to let your skin recover a bit...give it a go.

It has a very soothing scent to me. Perfect for a relaxing Sunday shave.
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I simply love this stuff. A 5-tool player.

Emerald Moss soap from the Shaving Shop.
Paired with the Irish Moos deo and AS.

Razor is the Feather DE with a Feather blade.
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Great looking shave !!!!
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Edwin Jagger Limes & Pomegranate
Feather DE with Feather blade
ProRaso green aftershave balm

Omega Boar brush - Captain's Choice bowl not pictured

The limes and pomegranate is a very nice soap. It's positively glowing with fresh green goodness.

It has a very natural and authentic limes scent without the bite. That touch of sweetness must be the pomegranate. The scent reminds me of a good quality limoncello.
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love my Feather...My most forgiving razor in my collection
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I'd like to trade my aluminium Standard razor (black finish), with the stand.

This is what happened: I bought it on one of those group funding things.

When I received it, however, I had problems with the thread. It's in the handle (as opposed to in the topcap) and doesn't want to tighten.

I get my money back but I'm allowed to keep it. After all that. I managed to pull the thread from the handle and secure it in the topcap. I informed them, but they don't really care and told me that the situation has been resolved as far as they're concerned.

I don't use it anymore, though. It's a $69 razor and the stand is another 20. I think I've used it 4 times.

I'd consider a few nice soaps. Let me know if you have a trade in mind.

*I live in the Netherlands so it's worth noting that this is probably $25 on shipping.
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I was hoping it could stay within the G+ community. Ebay it is then.
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The vintage watch market is booming. Sadly, where there's money, there's corruption.

Shady sellers are trying to fool ignorant buyers with fakes and cobbled together "Frankenwatches".

That's why you need a list of dealers that you can trust. Dealers that sell 100% legit watches. Certified and authenticated by a team of professionals.

Your list has arrived :) Please enjoy


Do you buy vintage watches online? Don't you think it's scary to buy watches online? These are 2 of the most asked questions. I've tried to answer them.
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+Harry Hurtig Thank you very much.
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Mesut is a student econometry and a collector for 7 years. I pick his brain on vintage watches and collecting.

#watches #vintage
WahaWatches interviews watch nuts like you and me. This interview is with Mesut Özturk. A regular on the Dutch watch forum and collector for 7 years
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L'Occitan CADE cream
Wardonia bakelite with a PolSilver blade
Simpson's "the Colonel"

CADE is the richest cream and has the best cushion of everything wetshave-related that I own.
I believe it's very good for the skin. If you're looking for a shave to let your skin recover a bit...give it a go.

It has a very soothing scent to me. Perfect for a relaxing Sunday shave.
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+Jayson Nelson I know and I'll always include some description. But I've seen so many different descriptions (even on soaps or aftershaves that I thought were dead easy to describe) that I wonder what the use is.
Not only here but also other G+ comminities, websites, other social media.
If 50% detect pineapple and 40% does not, while 10% detects hubba bubba chewing gum, what's going on? Should I buy it? I don't like pineapple.
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The Tissot Antimagnetique. An affordable piece of horological history.

In 1930, Tissot came out with the first ever mass produced watch that offered protection from magnetism. Read all about this "novelty" that is significant in horological evolution and is still affordable today.

#watches #vintage
Article about the bread and butter of Tissot: the Tissot Antimagnetique. The article will cover the history, the features and the rarity and value.
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I simply love this stuff. A 5-tool player.

Emerald Moss soap from the Shaving Shop.
Paired with the Irish Moos deo and AS.

Razor is the Feather DE with a Feather blade.
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My name is Melvin and I'm 34 years old. I live in the Netherlands and I like vintage watches, traditional wetshaving, baseball, reading and music (country and blues).<div>I'm the founder and owner of WahaWatches, a blog on vintage watches, restorations, info and tutorials.</div>
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