Fatip Piccolo Slant Gentile Safety Razor, DoratoFatip
When it comes to traditional wet shaving the Italians are enthusiastic fellows. All the goods coming from the Italy have the same kind of elaboration and Fatip double edge safety razors are no different. These double edge safety razors are popular as much as the brands like Merkur or Edwin Jagger. Fatip is not a new player on the market, actually it has been producing safety razors since from 1950. These are serious, masculine shaving tools to satisfy any traditional wet shaving enthusiast.
Fatip Piccolo is the shorter handled sibling of the Grande, but its hefty, still perfectly balanced in the hand. It’s a 3-piece design with closed comb head and a peculiar design of the handle with oblique strings reminiscent of Ancient Greek architecture complimented with elegant knurled base that facilitates the screw opening of the head. Here is the long-awaited Fatip Slant (Storto) Safety Razor with oblique head for a guillotine like cut for an even more effective, effortless and irritation free shave. Razors with slant heads are favored among people with though and dense beards since they cut easier compared to straight heads. The logic behind this design; as the blade cuts the whiskers in an angled way, resulting a very smooth and close shave with fewer passes compared to regular safety razors. It can cut any types of whiskers with ease.
Until 2016, Fatip razors were only being produced with open comb heads. Since these heads were a bit too aggressive for some people, they revised the design to make it gentler. Then in 2017 they came up with this ‘Gentile’ closed comb head guarantees an accurate and clean shave to all lengths of facial hair. This head is mild in aggressiveness, perfectly suited for the beginners.
Piccolo 3-piece safety razors are made from machined brass, with a cast brass head plated with nickel, gold or chrome, this one being gold plated. Fatip safety razors are made in Italy, by the artisans of Premana.
Fatip Piccolo Slant Gentile Safety Razor specifications:
- Overall height : 80 mm
- Handle height : 71 mm
- Head width : 42 mm
- Weight : 70 gr
- Handle material : Solid brass, gold plated