Ah, Merkur... Is there anyone who doesn’t know or love Merkur brand? Chances are your first double edge safety razor when you start traditional wet shaving a Merkur will be your first razor. Merkur Stahlwaren GmbH & Co. of Solingen, founded in 1986 has been producing various safety razors all have a place in traditional wet shaving fans hearts. This experienced company is accepted as one of the most important names in the market. Every model has their own disciples, and most of the models are must have razors both for daily use or collecting in mind.
Merkur offers a wide range of safety razors including open and closed comb heads, slanted heads, classical designs, modern designs, 2 or 3-piece models, adjustable razors, long or short handles, aggressive or mild models. You name it, Merkur has it.
The German producer of fine safety razors, offers great craftsmanship, plating, balance and handling. 34 model is no different. In traditional wet shaving world, there are some safety razors became cult objects with their own worshippers like the Edwin Jagger De8 series, Merkur Futur or this one, the 34. We can easily say that almost every shaving enthusiast would have a 34 in their collection. It’s one of the most popular and sold double edge safety razor models in the world.
In every way 34G is a perfect razor. It’s a 2-piece very traditional looking design, a short but thicker handle, very good balance, a straight head with medium aggressiveness, deep knurlings on the handle for a secure grip and an affordable price. 2-piece razors are much faster when it comes to blade changing than 3-piece razors. And this G model comes as gold plated. With its classical looking and golden color, it’s such a jewelry-like handsome safety razor you won’t able to take your eyes off it.
Gold plated, made in Solingen, Germany.