This is the quintessential classic closed-comb safety razor from Muehle. You simply cannot get better than German engineering, precision, and attention to detail. The handle is made of chrome-plated brass and the grip is textured for comfort and safety. The Muehle closed-comb safety razor is extremely easy and simple to use. All you have to do is to unscrew the handle from the head and switch out your blades. And you will never need to worry about losing your grip, because of the textured handle. There is no cheap, flimsy plastic to be found anywhere in this product. This will last you a lifetime and give you a great shave every single time. Combine this classic razor with Merkur safety razor blades for the perfect shave. And be sure to use Proraso shaving soap for the best experience!