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Discussion in ‘ Safety Razors ‘ started by Adelio , Sep 21, Log in or Sign up. My son-in-law has picked up a Gillette Gold Tech for me. It’s not a TTO. I will be getting it in a couple of weeks. Will it be easy to date?

Ranger Tech with endcaps. 55g no notched, endcaps, no date code. complete knurled handle. 54g ? Aristocrat jr. Gold. 70g. Made in England Slim Twist “G2” with non Gillette handle. 86g.

In the fall of , Stan Hickam was a radiology technician in a small town in the rolling, rural Northeastern corner of Tennessee with an innocuous hobby: He collected old, corroded Gillette razors that no one wanted anymore, cleaned them up, and sold them on eBay. Unbeknownst to Hickam, the world of manly men at that time were discovering the virtues of vintage shaving gear with rapidly growing gusto. His razors quickly sold, he refurbished even more; they sold at even higher prices, and before he knew it Hickam had a new business on his hands.

After his something son-in-law told him exactly what you’d expect “You need a website” , his business started gaining attention. Under the catchy name “Above The Tie,” Hickam and Matt Cole the son-in-law started to sell not only refurbished Gillettes but also select shaving accoutrements: packs of double-edge razor blades which the old razors all require ; tubs of old fashioned shaving soaps; and fine brushes made with badger hair, which he had made under his own brand name.

As business grew, and Hickam kept refurbishing more razors, he noticed some patterns in the ones he liked best. On some, the razor’s head was curved so perfectly that its surface grabbed skin as it slid over your face, lifting it slightly so the blade could cut stubble almost below skin level. Some were adjustable, allowing a person to vary the shave’s aggressiveness based on skin type, beard thickness, extent of growth, facial curves, or any other variable.

Some, called “comb razors,” were made with a row of little teeth below the blade; the combs tend to leave a touch more shaving cream behind, which creates more glide. Some were made in three parts, which the shaver took apart and re-assembled with every blade change — a system that yields a very stable device but it’s fussy. For greater convenience, some were built as a single, multi-part mechanism, with “butterfly doors” that open with a mere twist of the handle.

Unfortunately, none of these razors possessed all of these attributes in one tool. A box of the vintage Gillette razors that inspired Hickam’s designs. Most of these are the adjustable models made in the late s, which take a single, old-style, double-edge blade.

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If a cut-throat razor is a little, well, cut-throat, and you want that heritage feel, then opt for a classic safety razor. Originally invented in by Frederick and Otto Kampfe of Brooklyn, New York, the first safety razor using a disposable double-edge blade came along in thanks to King Camp Gillette and it has barely changed since. Firstly, they have an elegance and stylishness missing from modern razors. You can trust our independent reviews.

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If that sounds like fun, why not sign up and join in? Sign Up Sign In Sign in to your account. Remember me. Yesterday I found a Gillette “fat boy” at a flea market. It has no date code on it.

Gillette Gold Ball end Tech. No date code. See photos for details. Top cap plating has faded to a light gold/silver. PLEASE READ:There are no.

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Rare Antique GILLETTE Double Edge GOLD EAGLE TECH SAFETY RAZOR.​Very Good Plus condition. H ead screws onto handle and fits nice and tight.

It continued to serve as a part-time home venue for higher attendance UMass games through The stadium was originally known as CMGI Field before the naming rights were bought by Gillette after the “dot-com” bust. Gillette and the Patriots jointly announced in September that their partnership, which includes naming rights to the stadium, will extend through the season. The Town of Foxborough approved plans for the stadium’s construction on December 6, , and work on the stadium began on March 24, The Patriots have sold out every home game since moving to the stadium—preseason, regular season, and playoffs.

This streak dates back to the season at Foxboro Stadium; [17] by September , it had reached games. From through , the Patriots played all of their home games at Foxboro Stadium. The stadium was privately funded on an extremely small budget and featured few amenities. Its aluminum benches would freeze over during cold-weather games and it had an unorganized dirt parking lot. In , team executive Chuck Sullivan funded the Victory Tour of The Jacksons , in an attempt to earn more profit for the team.

This is when other cities in the New England area, including Boston which was previously home to the Patriots , Hartford , and Providence became interested in building new stadiums to lure the Patriots away from Foxborough. The first major stadium proposal from another city came in September Lowell Weicker , the Governor of Connecticut , proposed to the Connecticut General Assembly that a new stadium should be built in Hartford to attract the Patriots to move there, stating that a stadium had “potentially great benefit” if it were built.

The bill passed in the State Assembly on September 27,

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Products from Gillette Research include not only its signature razors but also Duracell batteries and Braun and Oral-B brands dental care products. For more, click here. The deal would give the company even more control over shelf space at the nation’s retailers and grocers, real estate that is at a premium. It’s exposure to the consumer and everyone wants exposure to the consumer,” said retail analyst Kurt Barnard.

That increased power for the largest player in the U. Based on Thursday closing prices, that would represent an 18 percent premium for Gillette shares.

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