The Merkur 42C is a fabulously finished replica of the original, famous and much loved 1904 Gillette Safety Razor. The 42c features a six sided hexagonal, engraved handle which provides an excellent grip when wet.
Shiny chrome plated, the 42C gives the perfect weight and balance for a close shave.
The nimbleness of the 42c is its major benefit, the shape and size of the handle lends itself to quick, precise shaving. Also available in an open tooth comb head known is the Merkur 41c.
Three piece, small size, closed comb safety razor suitable for beginners and experienced safety razor users.
Manufactured by Merkur Stahlwaren in Solingen, Germany, who have for many years manufactured the finest safety razors.
Handle length: 73mm
Total lentgth: 78mm
Handle width: 10.5mm
No matter what safety razor you use, there are some basic principles that should be followed if you want a close yet comfortable shave. Watch our safety razor tutorial video for lots of handy tips.
A timeless classic, the Merkur 42C is a magnificent example of fine German engineering and is suitable for beginners and experienced DE shavers alike.
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Metal alloy with shiny chrome plating.
Yes, we deliver to the USA and the Rest of the World, as well as to the UK and Europe
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 1pm 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.
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.
You can see the full details of our Delivery Policy here.
If you have any queries about our delivery policy please contact us on 0141 880 3040, or email us at [email protected].