If you are looking for a barbershop quality straight razor but are tired of sharpening and stropping (or don't want to start) this product offering is for you! Our 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 comes with 5 SHARK SUPER STAINLESS 1/2 blades. These are regarded as the premium barbershop blade by many professionals. This razor will accept half a double edge blade as well. Parker Safety Razor has been manufacturing fine shaving instruments for over 25 years and the tradition continues with this professional barber razor/shaver. The SHARK STAINLESS blades are specially designed for Barber Razors and are of the highest quality! We believe this razor is of unparalleled value and quality. It is designed for barbershop use. Our barbershop clientele have been raving about the SHARK SUPER STAINLESS BLADES. See for yourself why we've chosen this particular straight razor and blade offering as our preferred/recommended model for professionals.