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I searched the forums regarding the Gillette Super Blue blades, which are coated with Teflon. According to posts on the forum, these are vintage blades and not in production. Is that correct. I recently bought some from an online blade site.

Also, what is the difference between the "Gillette Blue Blade" and the "Gillette Super Blue Blade"? It is the Gillette Super Blue Blade that I saw for sale and went ahead and bought some a while back. I haven't gotten around to trying them out yet. Are these carbon steel blades?

Thank You.
Korey
 

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There are Shanghai made Stainless Super Blue blades. These are current production and available via AliE (rather expensive). Your picture looks like a Vietnamese? Version of this blade.
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These blades are actually stainless. I shaved with one earlier and when I looked at one side of the blade, it says "Stainless". As far as cost goes, they are $17.95 for 100 blades.

I looked at the back of the box and I do see where it refers to Shanghai.

So, if it says "Stainless" on one side of the blade, are they Stainless Carbon Steel or is what is listed on the blade and box incorrect?





The old Gillette Blue blades are indeed blued carbon steel and out of production.
 

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These blades are actually stainless. I shaved with one earlier and when I looked at one side of the blade, it says "Stainless". As far as cost goes, they are $17.95 for 100 blades.

I looked at the back of the box and I do see where it refers to Shanghai.

So, if it says "Stainless" on one side of the blade, are they Stainless Carbon Steel or is what is listed on the blade and box incorrect?
No, these are present produced Stainless Steel blades from Gillette Shanghai. Exactly as described on the box and the blade. The carbon steel blades are not being made anymore (for a long time).
 
There are Shanghai made Stainless Super Blue blades. These are current production and available via AliE (rather expensive). Your picture looks like a Vietnamese? Version of this blade.
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They are available at the Razor Blades Club, and the price there is slightly lower than on aliexpress. During the last 2-3 years they started selling them in other Asian countries, not only China. I have Vietnamese and 1-2 other Asian languages on the newest packaging. If you buy from China those languages won't be there.
 
They are available at the Razor Blades Club, and the price there is slightly lower than on aliexpress. During the last 2-3 years they started selling them in other Asian countries, not only China. I have Vietnamese and 1-2 other Asian languages on the newest packaging. If you buy from China those languages won't be there.
I got mine from Razorbladesclub. That was after I has tried them in a sampler.
 

steveclarkus

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I searched the forums regarding the Gillette Super Blue blades, which are coated with Teflon. According to posts on the forum, these are vintage blades and not in production. Is that correct. I recently bought some from an online blade site.

Also, what is the difference between the "Gillette Blue Blade" and the "Gillette Super Blue Blade"? It is the Gillette Super Blue Blade that I saw for sale and went ahead and bought some a while back. I haven't gotten around to trying them out yet. Are these carbon steel blades?

Thank You.
Korey
I don’t believe Teflon was in use before the Gillette Blue blades were out of production. I started shaving in 1964 and blades were already stainless. I do remember my uncle telling me Gillette bought a Navy ship after WWII just for the stainless steel used in the ship.
 
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