Means nothing. It’s probably coming with Feathers because they have a good reputation and they’re seen as a premium blade.I read somewhere if a razor is coming with Feather razors it must be mild. Any truthiness to that?
I can't see any mention of how long this "to order" thing will take, apart from the "deliveries could be affected by customer demand".Manufactured to order I note; EJ have been very tentative about this razor.
Both handles are shown; 85g with stainless steel knurled handle and 59g for the anodised aluminium handle option. Same price for both so you have a choice.rather than the 58.9 on the EJ website. Then I see that the EJ site has the razor with aluminium handles, rather than stainless; but I do like the colours available.
Interesting, made with 316 Sheffield steel but where was it made? In the Uk, China or Pakistan who knows, it would be nice to think it was made in the uk and not just packaged here. P....marketing techniques have changed greatly and EJ are clearly exercising caution. I think they are being smart and learning from Muhle's disaster with the Rocca launch which required years and numerous iterations to correct; indeed I would be surprised if Muhle has realised any profit at all on the Rocca even now what with the numerous recalls / refunds and replacements. I suspect EJ are going for alimited release with one or two large distributors first, to test the water so to speak. If there are problems with the 316 it will be cheaper to deal with a few disributors rather than a global distribution network. As for expecting EJ to demonstrate some patriotism, why?' business is amoral and always has been. If there were more money in it being released in the UK first, then they would. Made in the UK? or assembled in the UK? I also suspect Brits shavers would be vociferous if there are any problems with the 316. I notice on that well known US forum everyone is almost always positive about every product...there are very few negative reviews. And ShaveNation reviews are always anodyne...I would like to think on the UK forums, that if the product is not up to scratch, members would say so...
Interesting, made with 316 Sheffield steel but where was it made? In the Uk, China or Pakistan who knows, it would be nice to think it was made in the uk and not just packaged here. P.
Well that's good to hear, it's been a while since a razor was made in the UK. Thank you for clearing that up for me. P.Edwin Jagger 3ONE6 Stainless Steel Silver DE Safety Razor Made from Sheffield 316 grade stainless steel - resistant to corrosion and pitting Stunning yet resilient and practical finish Brand new two part head made using metal injection moulding Delivers an unrivalled close shave Generates...www.theenglishshavingcompany.com
It says 100% made in the UK, so I presume it was at least 90% made in the UK....