The Merkur razor is chrome plated and has a stylish Barber Pole designed handle making a firm grip. It has a slanted cutting angle making it similar to the cutting angle of a cut-throat razor. This means it gives a close shave, ideal for heavy beards and tough stubble.
The razor can be simply screwed apart to change blades, making hygienic cleaning fast and easy, and it uses standard double edge replacement blades making it economical to use.
This razor is made in Solingen Germany which is renowned for is excellent quality craftsmanship and is sold in a box with one Merkur safety razor blade.