The Merkur 33C razor is chrome plated and has a knurled handle making a firm grip. The short handle (75mm) and weighted head offer perfect balance. 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. Supplied with a 10 pack of Merkur blades and a plastic travel case.