In today's throw away world a few proud and brave manufacturers prefer to offer products that can be used for a lifetime like the Cordovan Razor Strop by Ezra Arthur. Keep your razors straight and true for decades with this high quality strop in ebony black. Fashioned with exacting precision of genuine shell cordovan leather and sought after for its particularly dense grain, this strop will reward you with an extremely smooth draw. The reverse side is pure cotton linen canvas and is equipped with satin finished nickel hardware.
Ezra Arthur sources its shell cordovan leather, from the croup of the noble horse, directly from Chicago's' Hoween Tannery, known for its superior products. The strops are handmade in the USA, and are widely believed to be the highest quality leather strops on the market anywhere in the world.
Stropping Area: 2.5” x 18”
Made in the USA
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There are two kinds of stroppers: The first kind has found their strop and used it faithfully for years (unless they don't roll over on the spine in which case they've used it faithfully for months. When the old one is done with they buy another of the same kind. If it ain't broke... right? The second kind realizes that there are many kinds of razors (they should know, they have a bunch) but also there are many distinct kinds of strops. Chances are you'll need more than one. The difference isn't simply between widths, thought that is certainly significant. Each kind fo strop has a certain amount of resistance (on the leather side I mean) to each lap, and that amount varies a lot. This strop is the best I ever saw with very low "drag" (as we refer to that resistance). In other words it's much smoother than most other. By comparison, my kangaroo hide strop has a lot of drag. How much drag is best for your razor? You need to find that out. But it's a good idea to have at least one low drag strop. It loses one star because I prefer a wider strop than 2 inches. Definitely recommend.
Seems like an excellent strop, but its not as pictured. The green stripes on the canvas side in the picture give it a nice vintage look. Instead of this, i received one with an almost invisible yellow strip on the inside of the canvas part. This is not the first time this has happened, I've purchased a couple of things from fendrihan which (although great) were not as pictured, i keep saying i'll never shop here again then i try a year later and still the same piss poor item discriptions. VERY frustrating. Last straw.
Hi Andrew - we're very sorry to hear that your strop has a different appearance than in this photograph. We'll get to work on taking new photos for this item right away. In the meantime, please contact us at email@example.com and we may be able to help with your complaint. Thank you!