Vintage ESCHER THURINGIAN Water Hone - Razor Hone
A good vintage Thuringian water hone razor stone by ESCHER of Germany.
In its original wooden box with green paper label inside the lid, some staining.
The label has the 'GENUINE WATER HONE' heading with the ESCHER Cup trade mark.
This dark blue/grey stone is 415/16 inches (125mm) long by 1" (26mm) wide.
The top surface is smooth and reasonably flat with only a slight hollow, please see close-up images.
The hinged wooden box measures 51/2" (140mm) by 15/8" (40mm) by 11/16" (27mm) overall, there is a small piece missing from the sprung catch.
A nice and genuine ESCHER stone.