Dating codes gillette razors

So razors made from 1930-49 can be difficult to date precisely.

However, blades made in those years were stamped with a date code: A for 1930, B for 1931, etc., plus 1-4 for the year quarter. In 1950 this system was expanded to include razors, too (see below).

There were no razor serial numbers from 1931 until 1951.Razor Serial Numbers were impressed on all Gillette razors from 1904 until 1921, and on deluxe models from 1921 until 1931 (except for a period in 1927-28).This corresponds to the time King Gillette was directly associated with the business, and may have been at his insistence.Speaking of Facebook, if you like us, you'll be notified of freebies every day!Join the other 51,000 people who think Free Mania is the bees knees.

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