Merkur 34C Double Edge Safety Razor
Made with a thick and impenetrable handle, the Merkur Double Edge Safety Razor contains a no-nonsense straight cut for a quick and effective shave. Crafted with expert metalwork in mind, third generation metalworkers create a durable product that lasts throughout the ages.
Proudly manufactured with over one hundred years of experience in blade production, the Merkur 34C Safety Razor is the standard choice for beginner wet-shavers and returning enthusiasts alike.
This is the same razor that men all over the world have learned to shave with for nearly one hundred years. Also known as the Merkur 34C, it features a short, extra thick handle and a heavy head letting the razor do most of the work for you. Uses standard double edge razor blades. Includes 1 Merkur Platinum razor blade.
The Merkur 34C is designed with a thick built-for-comfort non-slip knurled grip.The popularity of the Merkur 34C comes from its head which uses its weight to deliver a close and comfortable shave. Easy to use, it’s considered the perfect starter razor.
Overall Weight: 77 g / 2.72 oz.
Razor Length: 83.3 mm / 3.28 in.
Handle Length: 77.1 mm / 3.04 in.
Handle Diameter: 11.6 mm / 0.46 in.
The closest shave without multi-blade skin irritation. Uses inexpensive double edge blades. Durable and precise.
Apply lather. Always hold the razor at about a 30-degree angle. Do not apply pressure. Instead, let the weight of the razor do the work while shaving. Shave in the direction your hair grows, also known as “with the grain.”
The Merkur 34C is not a very aggressive safety razor. It rates as a 4-5/10. Choose a mild blade like a Derby Extra or Shark Platinum to get a smooth and comfortable shave. Choose a sharper blade like Astra or Bic for a more efficient shave.
Blades not included. But, you can find razor blades here.