Savile Row 3128 (made by Shavemac): This is a luxurious, beautifully made brush tightly packed with "Silvertip" bristles. The handle is gorgeous, and I love the bristles' bulb shape. The brush is luxuriously soft but not floppy in the least. Charles at QED knows as much about wet shaving as any expert around, and his unique specs have produced a line of SR Silvertips which is just breathtaking. This 3128 is big, strong and decadent; no one needs a bigger brush than this...and yet some lunatics among us--you know who you are--have actually ordered the 3132, which is roughly the size of a small planet. This is the finest large brush I have ever used.
Superior Brushes 25mm Super: Custom made by Matt Wood, who is a terrific guy to deal with, this gorgeous 25mm Super is modeled on the famous SMF with which Ron has turned my life into a festival of envy. The quality of Matt's magnificent work has to be seen to be fully appreciated; the bristles are dense, and the handle is a masterpiece--heavy, perfectly polished, completely handmade...a thing of beauty. I have used this work of art once, and it is truly first-rate in every way. And these guys are right here in America! In addition, know that their prices cannot be beaten. I am simply blown away by Superior Brushes....
Simpsons CH1 Super "Chubby": This is a wonderful little brush with a gargantuan knot for its size (I believe it is a full 26mm). Simpsons still makes the silkiest-feeling faux ivory handle around, and their Super Badger bristles are at once very white, quite stiff along the shafts, and still soft and luxurious at the tips. If you like a brush with a definite scrubbing action that is nonetheless soft against the face--a seeming contradiction in terms--look no further. I love this brush.
A few lousy pictures, for your amusement: