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  1. GeorgeSa19

    The Mystery of the Gillette Single Ring

    Gentlemen, Happy New Year! I hope this one turns out better than 2020. I recently acquired a vintage Gillette Single Ring in incredible condition. Very clean, no damage found (no hairline cracks or bent teeth). One of the cleanest razors I own (and I have quite the collection). But this one...
  2. GeorgeSa19

    Broken British Gillette Aristocrat

    Hello everyone! I come back here once again seeking for your valueble advice. I just got this lovely vintage Gillette razor made in England (or Set Nº 22, to be specific) and I noticed that knob was extremly tight and It woudn't move at all. When I applied a bit of force on the handle, the silo...
  3. GeorgeSa19

    Unusual Gillette ABC?

    Good evening gentlemen (or good morning?) Today I got my long awaited ABC razor that I missed the first time I saw it. The second one in my collection, in fact. Now, as you can see it's the Scroll design in silver with a great looking patina, pretty awesome. It came with an Empire case. What...
  4. GeorgeSa19

    Rare British Gillette Old Type

    Howdy folks! Hope you all doing fine. I want to share with you the latest razor I got and I'd say It's the rarest one in my entire collection. I don't see them around much and I wouldn't know about them if it wasn't for Mr.Razor's website. 1906-08 British Old Type This case features the...
  5. GeorgeSa19

    Gillette Parat

    Hello folks, how are you all doing? Today I want to show you a vintage razor that I got a few months ago and I gotta say it's among my favorites. I understand this is a Gillette Parat made in England. Now I'm curious about the case, because Mr.Razor's site shows one that says "Made in Germany...
  6. GeorgeSa19

    Polish Gillette razors with a dremel?

    Hello gents! I wanted to ask you how safe is it to polish vintage razors with a dremel tool and a felt/cotton cloth? I know how to clean and sanitize them and I know some of you recommend Flitz or MAAS as a way to polish, but unfortunately these are products I can't seem to find in my country...
  7. GeorgeSa19

    1913 Gillette ABC Pocket Edition

    Hello gents! Hope you and your family are staying safe. In this period of quarantine I managed to acquire two beautiful razors: one being a 1950's Gillette Rocket HD and the other is the topic of this thread. I'm sure the box had a gun metal finish but it looks like it's been worn off by the...
  8. GeorgeSa19

    Gillette British Aristocrats

    What's up you guys? I wanted to show you my latest addition to my collection: two Gillette British Aristocrats. The rhodium plated set #21 and the gold plated set. Now I know there is some sort of controversy surrounding this gold set because I think no one knows what set really is...a #16 or...
  9. GeorgeSa19

    Help me fix Gillette TTO Silo Doors

    Hello everybody! Hope you all doing ok and please stay safe. I'm having issues with two of my vintage Gillette razor, one of them being a SS Red Tip and the other a 1946/1947 Aristocrat. They both open and close their doors fine, but when I try to open or close them I feel some sort of...
  10. GeorgeSa19

    Is it really a Gillette Milord?

    Yep, it's me again. Sorry, I know I'm becoming a bit of a pain in the a**. I got this razor that looks like a 1947 Milord (according to Mr.Razor website) but mine is not gold plated but rather nickel, just like an early Super Speed. What are the odds of this happening? A Milord case with a razor...
  11. GeorgeSa19

    Rare Gillette Gold Tech Set?

    Hello gents! Once again I find myself coming here seeking for your advice. I found this Gold Tech razor for sale but It brought up my attention since I've never seen a Gold Tech set like this one: What do you fine gents think? Have you ever seen this set or know something about it?
  12. GeorgeSa19

    Another Gillette South America Goodwill

    Well, this is getting awkward. I got this set from the flea market and to my suprise it has a goodwill head with a common bar handle. This is one was made in Argentina (my country) and the blade holder is missing (bummer), but I couldn't let it pass: I assure you gents, I wasn't even...
  13. GeorgeSa19

    Is my Gillette Super Adjustable damaged?

    Hello! I have this 1975 Super Adjustable that I got very cheap and in almost excellent condition, seems like it was never used but there is something wrong, the blade gap is uneven on both sides. Could it be the safety bars or what else? Can I fix it?
  14. GeorgeSa19

    Gillette Brazilian Tech Set

    Hello everybody! How is it going? I recently got a vintage Gillette Tech razor (or should I say "barbeador"?) made in Brazil, which I didn't know these models were made in there as well. Pretty good condition and it even has the manual instruction in Portuguese. Here, take a look: So what...
  15. GeorgeSa19

    Is this a Gillette Tuckaway or Somerset?

    Hello there! Hope you guys are doing well! I just got this Gillette razor and I'm having a difficult time identifying this set. Just like my last thread on which I posted a Bostonian/South American Goodwill with a rare "43" logo on its case, this one has the same numbers: So my question is...
  16. GeorgeSa19

    Gillette New Bostonian/South America Goodwill

    Happy New Year everyone! Wishing you all the best for this 2020. I hope you all finally get your most desire razors ;) Today's post is about a vintage Gillette that I got yesterday. I'm not gonna lie, I bought this razor thinking it was a New Bostonian, but then I found out it's even rarer: To...
  17. GeorgeSa19

    Help me identify these two Gillette Tech

    Hello! I recently got a pair of Gillette's and I found out they are "Ball End Tech" but I can't seem to identify their production year. One of them is a USA made and came in this plastic case: And the other one is British made, almost identical to the bottom one: This one doesn't have...
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