Parker 61R safety razor
Parker is a manufacturer from India that has been producing fine hardware since 1973, you can bet your bottom rupee you are in good hands if you pick one of their products. This is where performance, quality and value for money comes together in razor universe. Their razors vary from fairly conservative to outright Bollywood splendour, and boy do they ever have the moves! Their shaving action ranges from mild to medium aggressive, so basically anyone can use them.
The 61R is a three piece razor with a smooth white chrome finish, the top section of the handle is knurled and the bottom section left baby butt smooth. If you unscrew the head it almost looks like a 'larney' cigarette, so take a few drags on this one! The shave will be medium and it will be a good daily driver for most folk, go across the grain for a bit of a closer shave, and against it for an even smoother result.
This razor weighs a 105 grams, with a overall height of 104mm.