J. Wiss & Sons Co.
Not Found in a Catalog
These are the ones I could not find in the two catalogs that I have, did not have a name, and had a handle with style. And the auctions had passed and I couldn't ask if there was a letter stamped on the tang.
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Green Onyx Flat Handle
Style K is an Onyx handle (1907 page 47 and 1912 page 60), but shown woth an oval handle. This item passed through eBay in April 2008.
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Green Translucent Flat Handle
This could be a Style X. This letter is skipped over in both catalogs. The only known examples with X are pink. Possibly X represented multiple colors. This item passed through eBay in March 2010.
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Imitation Ivory Flat Pointed Handle
The end of the handle comes to a point. The Style I (1907 page 46 and 1912 page 59) has a rounded point. The tang is stamped 45: 5/8" wide Medium Think Concave blade. This item passed through eBay in May 2011.
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Imitation Wood Handle with Raised Logo
This razor has the logo stamped on the tang, plus the logo is raised on the front celluloid handle. This item passed through eBay in June 2011.
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Imp Flat White Handle
This razor has Imp stamped on the tang. It could be a private label. This item passed through eBay in May 2010.
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Koko Bolo Oval Handle
Koko Bolo was what we call rosewood now. These pictures from October 2004. Source unknown.
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Nubian
Unusual hammered tang. The handle is a Black Bead, Style B. This item passed through eBay in October 2011.
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Orange Streaked Handle with Logo
This item passed through eBay in January 2010.
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Tortoise Shell Flat Handle
This could be a Style 2J Flat Shell (1912 page 68). However, the handle tip shape is different and the 2J does not show the rivets. This item passed through eBay in March 2011.
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Tortoise Shell Oval Handle
This item passed through eBay in November 2009.
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Wissdom Wood Celluloid Brass Tips
There is no information on the Wissdom name stamped on the tang. This one passed through eBay in February 2010.
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Yellow Filigree Germany on Blade
This is the only razor here that has Germany on the blade. There is no mention of any imported razors in the two catalogs. The handle design is unique. This item passed through eBay in June 2010.