Antique Best Badger Fur Shaving Brush BAC1 Made in England for B. Altman NY 4 Inch
> This badger fur shaving brush is c. early 1900s and in excellent condition
> One side of brush handle is imprinted BAC1 BEST BADGER MADE IN ENGLAND Sterilised
> Other side of handle is imprinted Made Especially for B. Altman & Co. New York
> Bristles are Best grade badger fur, gold tipped rust brown in color. "Best" grade is the term used to describe brushes that are made with the finer and more pliable hairs from 20 - 25% of the badger's body. A "best" grade badger brush is more densely filled with hair than a "pure" badger brush and will produce correspondingly greater lather.
> Brush handle is shaped for a comfortable grip, with a flat bottom, and is made of Bakelite or resin that is amber orange in color
> Measures 4 inches tall, including 2 inches exposed fur bristles
> Weighs 1.9 ounces
CONDITION: Brush is in excellent condition, clean with firm, tight bristles and no chips or cracks on the handle. Inscribed lettering is crisp and distinct.
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