Merkur Progress query

#1
Hello all,
I’m fairly new to all this, so forgive me if this is a stupid question: is there any way of telling the two models of Merkur Progress adjustable razor apart other than by the length of the handle? Or are there other distinguishing marks to identify them? The reason I ask is that I recently bought what I thought was a long-handled version, but when I took it out of the box it was smaller than I expected. It’s a little over four inches in length end to end (including the head), which is actually shorter than the EJ Chatsworth I had been using. Any advice/help in this would be appreciated, as I don’t want to send it back to the supplier if I do actually have the right model. Thanks in advance.
 
#2
You've got the long handled model. The short handle version is under 4 inches overall. My picture shows, left to right, a Digress long-handle adaptation with brass knob, centre the standard short Progress with my red dot addition, and right, the short handle Mergress conversion with stainless knob.

The actual handle lengths, measuring only the fixed metal from beneath the baseplate to where the movable adjusting rings/knob start, are 2 7/8 " for the long, and 2 1/4" the short. The Digress conversion makes the handle length overall 4", and the Mergress 3 3/4".

There are no distinguishing markings on the razors for size, and I can't remember what was on the box or packaging.
 

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#3
You've got the long handled model. The short handle version is under 4 inches overall. My picture shows, left to right, a Digress long-handle adaptation with brass knob, centre the standard short Progress with my red dot addition, and right, the short handle Mergress conversion with stainless knob.

The actual handle lengths, measuring only the fixed metal from beneath the baseplate to where the movable adjusting rings/knob start, are 2 7/8 " for the long, and 2 1/4" the short. The Digress conversion makes the handle length overall 4", and the Mergress 3 3/4".

There are no distinguishing markings on the razors for size, and I can't remember what was on the box or packaging.
 
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