If you are looking for a barber shop quality straight razor but are tired of sharpening and stropping (or don`t want to start) this product offering is for you! The Parker SR1 Straight Edge Barber Razor is has a genuine stainless steel blade arm and is of the highest quality. Designed for professional and barbershop use, this razor has a snap lock to secure the blade in place as well as many other features found only in high end models. This razor will accept Parker Shark stainless steel blades as well as half a double edge blade. Parker Safety Razor has been manufacturing fine shaving instruuments for over 25 years and the tradition continues with this professional barber razor/shaver. They believe this razor is of unparalleled value and quality. It is designed for barbershop use. See why barbershop clientelle have been raving about this razor!