Brush of Queen (gift)

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Este es un pincel "reglamentario" de un oficial naval inglés.

En los viejos tiempos, la Reina de Inglaterra entregó a los nuevos oficiales equipos de afeitado, incluido este cepillo tradicional de pelo de caballo, con parte de metal de plomo y mango de madera, un cepillo de pelo, otro cepillo para la ropa, una navaja, etc.

Posteriormente dejó de ser entregado como regalo de la Reina, cuando el oficial fue asignado a su primer barco.
Pero las familias siguieron esa tradición y se convirtió en un regalo familiar para el joven soldado de la marina.

¿Quién tiene más información y fotos de esta tradición inglesa, tristemente perdida?
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Este tipo de cepillo todavía lo utilizan los barberos españoles, y todavía se fabrica aquí (hay que recordar que Mahón, en las Islas Baleares, fue durante un tiempo base militar de la marina inglesa), y a pesar de que los ingleses se marcharon, el cepillo tradicional entre nuestros modelos españoles .. y sigue siendo fabricado por Danidom, actualmente
 

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This is a 'regulation' brush from an English Naval Officer.

In the old days the English Queen gave the new officers shaving equipment including this traditional horse hair brush, with lead metal part and wooden handle, a hair brush, another brush for clothes, a razor etc.

Later it stopped being delivered as a gift from the Queen, when the officer was assigned to her first ship.
But the families followed that tradition and it became a family gift to the young marine soldier.

Who has more information and photos of this English tradition, sadly lost?
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This type of brush is still used by Spanish barbers, and it is still manufactured here (it must be remembered that Mahon, in the Balearic Islands, was for a time an English marine military base), and despite the fact that the English left, the traditional brush among our Spanish models .. and continues to be manufactured by Danidom, currently
 

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(it must be remembered that Mahon, in the Balearic Islands, was for a time an English marine military base)

Indeed - an interesting linguistic off-shoot of this is still in everyday speech - mayonnaise - the sauce - originally spelled - mahonnaise - as in Mahon - the principal port of the island. Some suggest that the name was popularised after the British defeat in 1756 - to the French admiral Richelieu - the opening event in the Seven Years War. The British commander was court-martialed and executed for failing to defend the place adequately - the British navy - withdrew to Gibraltar - where - of course - they still are. The other direct inheritance from this time - is that they still make gin there - unusual in Spain. Off topic - sorry - I.

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The current Spanish models are copies of this English, marine brush, barely evolved.
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The lead was replaced by a chromed metal in the knot but they stay exactly the same.

There are two variations, horse hair, which the Vie-Long brand made very well, and bristle hair (whole, not cut!),

Which Danidom continues to make (although they are marketed under other reseller names).
They are extremely cheap ... and the handle of the brush, until now, was made of boxwood, the most perfect wood, and called 'the ivory of the woods' to reflect its quality.
 
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