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I believe that is the GS2. The GS1 knurling was more similar to the iKon Bulldog knurling. The GS2 is still available on Justin's website.
Whoops! Just checked his site and they are sold out in all sizes. Sorry.
And year! Last half of 1958 halfway through 1961.
Look at Achim's page here:
for 1958 through 1961. There were different metal blade dispensers during each year.
Although, do not overlook Adam's comment above; Gillette may have limited...
A couple of years ago (no more than five) Sally Beauty had the Personna Platinum blades in a thumb-dispenser. I bought a pack then, but haven't been back in almost as long. I also have a fairly new thumb-dispenser pack of German Wilkinson blades.
This is a wonderful PIF, but I'm sorry; I'm not in. I already have a 2009 Muehl R 89 (which is a Fatip Grande), and I am humiliated to confess that I have no story that starts out, "It ain't much..." The winner, however, will wind up with a really great razor.
I think if I were going to preserve a Short Comb, I would want it to be one with the squared stand-offs at the corners of the cap and the square shoulder on the bar handle. But that's just me, and it is an opinion.
Some interesting info here on the Razorock SLOC 2.0 Aluminum:
I was not crazy about the feel of the razor with the steel handle, but like it much more now with an aftermarket aluminum handle.
I have Trac II carts from the US, from Mexico, and from Poland. I have seen GII carts from Spain and from Germany, and PII (7 O'clock) carts from India (also Wilman [Gillette-Wilkinson?]). Is there a consensus on which blades are sharper, smoother, longer-lasting?
I am asking about Gillette...
Hey, @ElonsMusk , more than three dozen really good and comprehensive answers here, and you know why? The responders have all done the field work you are currently overwhelmed by, and even though we will all happily share our findings with you, ours will probably not match yours - not now, and...