Barber's Chat

Heinrich Böker

One of my latest treasures: A 6/8" Heinrich Böker, Solingen- Germany. The famous tree brand. Made from Stainless steel inox. Here picture after restoration, polishing and honing. Chops hair like a butcher bones, with original scales.  It's ready for its new owner, who can appreciate high standard German craftsmanship. I loved to work on it.…
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A little closer

As usually attending the Dreams fleamarket in Xintiandi / Shanghai, i was all set up and ready, when my new old friend appeared. This gentleman was a barber for long decades and is now on his 70ies. As usual we chat and he talks about the old times.  But today two more two more things…
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Father’s Day Promotion

For the Father's Day treat you old man with a thoughtful present that will enhance his morning ritual: A shaving set that delight his sense. For the Father's Day on the 19th, June Straight up offers two sets, that are for what ever razor you have an prefer a real add on:   The BASIC…
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Key’s Bazaar in White

Some time ago, i have been asked to attend this awesome market. On A sunny Saturday in Beijing's spring, our dear Key, know from the "Berlin Bazaar" and the "Zeit Berlin Restaurant" organized a market completely in white. If you like designer items, artisan gems and good wine, you missed something. One special thing about…
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Dulu Dulu – Singapore

Our world gets connected and info is everywhere. You can find anything you want within seconds. On Google. Yeah, no! Not true! And for those who share my destiny in China, they know what i am talking about. But that's not what i meant. I made a research about vintage in Singapore on Google. And…
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Past Image – Singapore

"Past image" is a nice and clean vintage store. It is well organized and rather offers Post-WWII items and collectables. You will also find relatively new but special stuff from recent centuries. I liked especially the record collection where hunters still could find their masterpieces. The owner was a nice guy who made me fast…
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