Treat yourself with a Gillette Flare Tip Safety Razor replated in nickel. This razor is well built and gives wonderful shaves. This model offers a milder shave than some of the earlier Gillettes. The size and weight of this razor provide great balance and makes shaving a pleasure. This tool is made of brass, replated with nickel for that original factory look.Great care was taken in the cleaning and sanitation of this razor. This razor is an instant heirloom.