The Van Der Hagen Safety Razor is a perfect example of a classic double edge safety razor. It is made from solid brass to give it its durability. Like most classic safety razor, it is given a polished look by being coated by chrome finishing. The chrome finish does not only provide the razor its shiny look it also gives it added durability by making it resistant to corrosion and wear. The combination of brass and chrome is actually present among newer designs of safety razor. The Vander Hagen might look old-fashioned but it is manufactured to fit the modern world and to last for several years and even several generations.