The Merkur Heavy Duty Razor with Slant Bar caters to the experienced shaver. The slanted edge replicates the cutting angle of a straight edge razor. The head of this razor is able to glide along the difficult curves of your face. This provides an extremely close shave. This razor is recommended for the experienced safety edge razor user. It is not for beginners. The Merkur Heavy Duty Safety Razor with Slant Bar has a chrome finish. Its double edge design provides a very close shave. Its heavy duty comfortable 3" handle is designed for a non-slip grip. Blade replacement is so easy - simply turn the knob on bottom of handle turns to screw or unscrew head. Comes with one stainless steel razor blade. Made in Germany. Merkur Replacement Blades available. 3" in length.