Just got this little treasure from an antique store in my travels for a price that made me very happy. It looks unused to me except for the fact that a few blades are missing from the pack. I believe it to be 1955 (A-2).

Questions: Are these blades worth using? What's the difference between a Diplomat and an Aristocrat? Being newer, was this supposed to be some sort of improvment over the previous? They look the same to me except for subtle variations in knurling.

Thanks


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