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Merkur 42C 1904 Gillette Replica Safety Razor

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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
Weight: 70g
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.
If this isn't the safety razor for you, click here to see our extensive collection of safety/double edge razors.

Metal alloy with shiny chrome plating.

COVID19 Service Update

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.

Yes, we deliver to Europe, the USA and the Rest of the World, as well as to the UK

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.

Order Dispatch

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.

Delivery Services

United Kingdom

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].

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