Come on, this is ridiculous!How about a declaration? Completely reasonable.
My thoughts too... Although he does make his own resins and they are hand turned, AFAIK... Still like you say, they used to be about £50-£80 IIRC, they are now pushing £200. I do not think we would get membership buy in at those prices...
Mervyn's prices increased a few years ago to Shavemac territory. He does offer both synthetic and badger. Users including myself seem to like his brushed. Cadman is worth an email to determine interest.