Razor strap


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Strop

A thin leather strap about two inches wide and twenty inches long used for burnishing a straight razor edge after the razor had been sharpened on a Whetstone (Whetrock). Razor strops were also sometimes used instead of switches for administering punishment to small boys.
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He would punish my brother and I with his leather razor strap. Dad died when my brother and I were just 13 years old.
There is very little of the revolt and rebellion in him that we had tamed out of us with a razor strap.
Many substitutes have been proven more acceptable in given end uses from athletic equipment to a razor strap. However, I know of no product that has all the true properties of leather made by any process today.