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Sometimes patent dates are a help, but they give you the front end of the date scale, and not always too exactly. Some razor makers put serial numbers on their razors, but we don't always have the key to how the serial numbers fit to dates of manufacture.
Brut, gillette venus classic dating og forhold 4 razor burn from my shave trim disposable razor blades, check the skin. Razor blade on the base of hand and 1 january Top questions; blades and your gillette dating gillette blade system razor has comparable shaving. In dating gillette vector razor blades, or date codes. Choose from two of Gillette's bestselling blades in a FREE Starter Kit when you subscribe - and shipping is only $4 + tax. GET YOUR FREE KIT. The Best a Man Can Get. INNOVATION We've been making razors since , adapting our designs as technology . There were no razor serial numbers from until Gillette Blade Date Codes (and earlier lot systems) were imprinted on one side of the blade as a series of letters and/ or numbers, or on the cartridge. The blade system adopted in is still in use today, and was used on razors as well after All the coding systems are listed below.
Gillette is one manufacturer for whom we have information on serial numbers and later date of manufacture codes that we can link to time. Other makers included serial or manufacturing codes, but we do not have the keys. AutoStrop and Rolls are two well known manufacturers who serial numbered their razors.
If you have the key to another manufacturer's codes, please share this information with other collectors. This corresponds to the time King Gillette was directly associated with the business, and may have been at his insistence.
These serial numbers were on the top of the guard, or sometimes the inner barrel. There were no razor serial numbers from until Need a little help?
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They are found in the top left and right corners on the underside of razor guards, both 3 piece and 1 piece models. The letter represents the year, found on the chart below, and the number correspond with the quarter of the year.
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Gillette is an American brand of safety razors and other personal care products including shaving supplies, owned by the multi-national corporation Procter & Gamble (P&G). Based in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, it was owned by The Gillette Company, a supplier of products under various brands until that company merged into P&G in The Gillette Company was founded by . In Gillette stopped using serial numbers on razors. So razors made from can be difficult to date precisely. However, blades made in those years were stamped with a date code: A for , B for , etc., plus for the year quarter. So "A-1" means January-March 95 rows Gillette Blade Date Codes (and earlier lot systems) were imprinted on one side of the blade as a series of letters and/ or numbers, or on the cartridge. The blade system adopted in is still in use today, and was used on razors as well after All the coding systems are listed below.
Keep in mind there are variances, Deluxe models, miss-stamps, and undiscovered information. Collecting these razors is fascinating and we are still learning new things every year! Tech Closed comb solid guard Three piece Triangle guard Oval guard, no date code Date code
The date code stamped by Gillette into your razor is in two parts. The first is an alphabetic letterwhich corresponds to the year of manufacture as indicated in the table that follows. But, the Gillette date code is both an alphabetic letter and it is a number too. The numbers mean the three month quarter of . 88 rows Gillette Blade Date Codes(and earlier lot systems) were imprinted on one side of the blade . Jan 12, Gillette Thins were Gillette's cheaper blade. They were sold in the US all the way up until , at least (I have some ones from France and some s from the USA). With a golden blade, I would guess would be the correct date. There were many "golden" blades on the market immediately before the Stainless Era.