Featured Specimen

Coticule ID:
n°089

Picture:
N°89

Alternative picture:
N°89-bis

Characteristics:
Massive natural combination Coticule from the La Grise layer, with beautiful surface patterns of black manganese lines and red stripes.

Coticule Dimensions:
bout: 230mm long, 75mm at widest end, 55mm at narrowest end

Speed on slurry:
moderate

Feedback on slurry:
Feedback of very fine abrasion combined with a draw that promotes excellent contact between razor and hone. Slurry turns gray almost immediately.

AutoSlurry:
no

Slurry Keenness Limit:
sufficient to shave a beard

Speed on water:
fast

Feedback on water:
Above average speed on water. Without much dilution, coming off a milky slurry, persistent work on water only will yield a perfect edge. Nice draw that seems to help good contact between hone and razor.

Edge Qualification:
engaging

Background:
This Coticule was selected for testing because of its interesting, extraordinary for a La Grise, appearance.

Current Location:
Ardennes Coticule storage room.

availability for reservation:
available from Ardennes Coticule

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