This feature is not available right now please try again later. This razor is marked with the letter j and gillette’s dating chart shows it to have been manufactured in 1939 1939 was the first year the tech razor was introduced.
1948 british tech set no44 thick handle blue gillette blade made in england.
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Gillette blade date codes (and earlier lot systems) were imprinted on one side of the blade as a series of letters and/ or numbers, or on the cartridge the blade system adopted in 1930 is still in use today, and was used on razors as well after 1950 tto/de/tech/trac ii: gillette introduces an injector razor for the first time, the. Hi - i picked up a gillette made in england tech razor today for my better half - before i give it to him i want to sound clever and know what im talking about but the date code has confused me. Gillette date codes were used from january 1951 until 2001 they are found in the top left and right corners on the underside of razor guards, both 3 peice and 1 piece models they are found in the top left and right corners on the underside of razor guards, both 3 peice and 1 piece models.
The number one inquiry we receive from customers and vintage shaving enthusiasts relate to dating gillette safety razors many e-mails share a similar story, a razor is discovered and is the last remaining keepsake from a family member. The gillette tech was notable as the first gillette razor sold with a solid safety bar rather than an open comb guard from a manufacturing standpoint, the tech was the first safety razor made with a guard plate stamped from sheet metal previously guard plates had been machined or swaged (die-forged) from stock.
Gillette blade date codes (and earlier lot systems) were imprinted on one side of the blade as a series of letters and/ or numbers, or on the cartridge the blade system adopted in 1931 is still in use today, and was used on razors as well after 1950.
In 1930 gillette started marking their blades with date codes a 1/2/3/4 (letter=year, number= quarter of year) in 1950, they started marking razors with the date codes the following chart is a list of my dated gillette razors.