Originally Posted by Antique Hoosier
I purchased a Gillette NEW a month or two ago at a little antique shop. It was dark and dirty, just nasty looking. I soaked it overnight in some Simple Green, scrubbed with a soft toothbrush dipped in Simple Green and then gave it a good polishing with some Maas. Man, it looks beautiful, the shiny brass and the copper compliment each other so well. It really looks classy, almost too good to use. Almost. It shaves as good as it looks.
Of a thousand shavers, two do not shave so much alike as not to be distinguished.
Samuel Johnson: Boswell's Life, Sept. 19, 1777