Merkur 178 Classic Safety Razor Rating & Review

Merkur Model 178 Classic Safety Razor, Straight

The Merkur brand is enough to tell you that a razor you are getting is inspired by the classic and traditional designs. The Merkur Model 178 Classic Safety Razor is a very simple safety razor. It has a shiny gleaming look due to a chrome finish which makes the razor durable and corrosion-resistant. Its frame and head are made from stainless steel that provides a sturdy and solid construction to the razor. This Model is actually newer and has fine adjustments compared to the earlier models of purely classic designs of Merkur razors.

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Merkur MK030 Bakelite Safety Shaving Razor Review

MERKUR Bakelite Safety Shaving Razor (Model MK030)-1

The MERKUR Bakelite Safety Shaving Razor (Model MK030) is one of the few safety razors that are not made from metal but still lasts as long. Bakelite is a polymer material made from wood pulp. It is considered to be the world’s first plastic. Bakelite has a dark and woody look to it. Although the razor is made from a plastic material, the Bakelite make it seem like the razor is retro or maybe even vintage.

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Merkur Long Handled Safety Razor for Close Shave


The Merkur Long Handled Safety Razor is a traditional razor with a touch of some modern elements. It is made from stainless steel and has a chrome finish. Its handle is made especially long for people with large hands and is used to shaving with traditional razors. The handle provides a non-slip grip just any other modern razor. It has a double-edge design which provides an extra close shave.

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