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This is the latest version of the Feather AS-D2 double-edged safety razor, which comes packed with its matching stainless-steel stand and a pack of five Feather DE blades. Made in Japan by Feather from 100% Stainless Steel the AS-D2 safety razor is a work of art.
Especially good for those looking for a close, but mild, irritation-free shave, this razor is an absolute joy to use. The Feather is not too mild for tough beards, it's all down to technique, get the angle right and this razor will shave off even the toughest of bristles.
This is a high precision razor; the razor is perfectly balanced so that the weight is in the head, not the handle, so you get meaningful feedback from the blade when shaving.
Make no mistake - the Feather Safety Razor is for connoisseurs of fine engineering and beauty. The three-piece design is finished in brushed, stainless steel which gives it a wonderful modern look.
The AS-D2S razor is exactly the same as the AS-D2 razor, but it includes the matching machine-tooled Feather razor stand which is not sold separately by Feather.
The AS-D2S Razor:
Handle diameter 11.1mm
handle length: 92mm
Made in Japan by the Feather Safety Razor Co. Ltd.
The knurled handle has a nice deep knurl to ensure a firm grip.
The face has 'FEATHER ALL STAINLESS RAZOR' etch washed into the face.
Internally the top plate has raised corners that the blade sits in, the demanding tolerances Feather use ensures the blade sits exactly bang on centre to give an even blade exposure on either side of the cutting head.
The Razor Stand:
The Stand for the Feather AS-D2S Safety Razor is minimalist, elegant and very functional.
Handmade in Japan from the finest steel hence its expensive price tag.
The optimum shaving angle needed for the Feather is around 45° to the face compared to most DE razors which vary from 15-30 degrees. The AS-D2 works best with Feather Razor Blades as this combination has an extremely sharp blade set in a non-aggressive razor leading to less irritation, razor burn and razor bumps.
How to Use:
Ensure the face is well lubricated using a pre shave treatment and a shaving soap, cream or gel.
Shave with the razor at a 45° angle to your face using a sharp blade.
Stretch your skin as you shave ensuring the area you are shaving is pulled tight.
We recommend that you shave twice with the grain and once against the grain.
Founded in Seki city, Japan in 1904 as 'The Japan Safety Razor Company' Feather are known worldwide for their precision medical and barber instruments. Seki is the hub for samurai sword manufacturing.
An all time classic, highly effective and beautiful to look at and use. Many say the AS-D2 is the greatest ever safety razor.
100% stainless steel
We are working with a skeleton staff and dispatching orders worldwide, Royal Mail, UPS, and DHL are still delivering. Should this change, we will let you know.
Expect delays with the dispatch and delivery of your parcel.
Orders are still being dispatched as quickly as possible and all our shipping couriers are still delivering.
All couriers, Royal Mail, UPS and DHL, have informed us that they are experiencing delays to all their services due to the current work place restrictions.
International deliveries will be delayed due to additional checks now in place at customs clearing zones.
We ask you to be patient at this difficult time. You will receive your parcel.
Please Note: For Weekend deliveries please select the Saturday service.
The Executive Shaving Company treats the delivery of all our customers’ orders as a priority.
We want you to receive your order as quickly as possible, so you can start enjoying it.
Orders will be dispatched on the same day as the order is placed, providing we receive the order before 15:00 GMT Monday to Friday.
Orders placed over the weekend or on Bank Holidays will be dispatched the next working day.
We offer Standard, Express, Next Working Day before 4pm and Saturday delivery services to customers in the UK.
You will be advised of all the delivery services you can select for your order when you checkout.
*Free shipping is currently available for all UK orders over £75 only. This free service is our Standard Shipping service by Royal Mail and can take between 2 to 5 days for delivery.
You can find full details of our UK Delivery Policy here.
International includes deliveries to the USA, Canada, Europe and all other countries in the World.
You will be able to select the delivery service for international orders when you checkout.
Some products are restricted to the countries we can ship them to. You will be notified at the checkout, after you input your delivery address, as to what restrictions apply to your order, if any.
International deliveries to E.U. member countries will be delayed due to additional checks now in place at customs clearing zones.
You can see the full details of our International Delivery Policy here.
If you have any queries about our delivery policy please contact us on +44 (0) 141 880 3040, or email us at [email protected].