Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by BBS, Sep 1, 2019.
thank you sir..i thought you would approve.. i guess it's beyond it's warranty period..
Just a bit...
monday or tuesday planned shave
canadian schick e2
simpson commodore best badger
figaro oud soap and splash
Very nice sir!
thank you..i also thank the fine gentleman that posted this thread..gave me some inspiration to retry them..
I2v3, Schick Proline B-20, shave 4.
This variant is the only one known to be produced with a silver colored head and the lever is unique in that it doesn't have any writing on it unlike other longer lever hydro magics.
This one is equivalent shave wise to an I1v2 or J1v2.
They made the E2 with and without a movable spring. Like @wchnu said if it doesn't have the skin stretching parallel grooves on the guard that makes it an E2.
thank you sir..secured spring and no parallel lines makes mine an e2..its a keeper..
Were there Canadian models that opened?
I wouldn't know right now. But I do know about when they changed over from the E2 to the E3 models.
I have not seen any designated E1 factory ones yet, But I converted some of mine to the swivel for cleaning and installing blades with no issues. I prefer them that way, all E types and G types are meant to swivel but Schick must of got sued or some other problem occurred so they made them permanently fixed with a keeper. (Some folks do not like that when a person converts one to hybrid E1)
There are some E1 Schick models that have rounded spring with a keeper only on the right side to act as a stop, there is also the E1 square looking spring that might be more common with a stop keeper on the right also.
Have some great shaves!
Not my pictures but they show dates for the E2 and E3.
Here is an E2 set with the 20 year guarantee dated to 1941.
Notice no mention of the parallel bars on guard to smooth skin in the instructions
Here is a military E3 set with the 20 year guarantee dated to 1942.
Notice the instructions mention the parallel bars to smooth skin to stretch it.
That means the parallel bar skin stretching feature was added either sometime in 1941 but no later than 1942.
The approximate dates for each would be
1935/36 - 1941
1941/1942 - ?
good morning,lovely 3 pass shave this morning..dfs +with no issue..have a great day,,
Yea doing that would give me hives.
I have to revise the E2 date to either 1940 or 1939 and E3 for sure at least as early as 1941. That first set is a mismatch. The instructions are for an E3 with an E2 razor in the set.
Here are some E2 instructions for one with a movable spring. Notice the lack of treads in the wording for smoothing out the skin.
For comparison here are instructions for an E1.
E2 was made until 1940 for sure as per this thread here.
Pertinent pictures. First you can tell it is an E2 with a fixed spring by the wide tab. Second is the 20 year guarantee is dated 1940.
Schick Type D, Schick Proline B-20, shave 5.
The first injector Schick produced. Razor is also fairly mild even though it has some serious blade feel. Shave is similar to the group of I and J injectors which include the I2v3, J2v2 and I1v2.
Maybe someone will offer an extended warranty plan on the razor.
my case has 1939 on the back with the guarantee..year made?
Assuming the set wasn't pieced together after the fact by a seller then yes 1939 is the year made for your razor. That date falls well within the production year for an E2 based upon everything I know about these razors.
Can you post a picture of the spring on your razor? They made the fixed spring in 2 configurations on the E2. The later ones the spring is like those on the E3 and the earlier fixed springs look like the movable spring on the E2 but they have stops on both sides to keep it from moving.
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