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DrBerko
04-12-2010, 05:49 AM
A while ago I discussed my quest and interest in collecting old razors with my Dad. Well I caught up with him over Easter and instead of giving me an Easter egg he gave me these................which he said he picked for next to nothing.

I am not a collecting aficionado yet so I would appreciate help with the ID's, but I think I have Gillette Red Tip, Gem and Gem travel razor, Gillette ?? and a Gillette Knack??

Looking forward to sharing the after photos.

Cheers.

fidjit
04-12-2010, 05:51 AM
Yep, it's a Knack and I think an Old Type.

Is the Red Tip Brit or USA ??

The Brits had a "Rocket" ( gap between TTO when closed ) and a "Superspeed" ( no gap ) . If it's a Brit it's the rarer Superspeed :001_smile

Happy Easter DrBerko.

Good on ya Dad !!! :001_smile

valmara1971
04-12-2010, 05:53 AM
The open comb is an old type. Nice score fella. Go get them cleaned up and lets have another look. :001_smile

DrBerko
04-12-2010, 05:57 AM
Yep, it's a Knack and I think an Old Type.

Is the Red Tip Brit or USA ??

The Brits had a "Rocket" ( gap between TTO when closed ) and a "Superspeed" ( no gap ) . If it's a Brit it's the rarer Superspeed :001_smile

Happy Easter DrBerko.

Good on ya Dad !!! :001_smile

Made in England :w00t:

JJMontague
04-12-2010, 10:22 AM
The two Gems are both 1912's. Great shavers!

Sledgehammer39
04-12-2010, 11:24 AM
Lovely Red-Tip you will enjoy it. The GEM's rock, I have not used the old Type yet so I cannot comment on it.