Shaving Brush Containers

Discussion in 'The Brush' started by Rev579, Apr 9, 2019.

  1. Rev579

    Rev579 Well-Known Member

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    Pictured are 2 shaving brush containers that are typical components in the Gillette Traveler and Combination Sets, but the 2 larger containers are quite puzzling. I believe they might go with Rubberset Brushes.

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    In the 3 images above, the large silver container matches the dimensions of the container for the Rubberset B-3 shown here

    Based on the similarities between the containers not made for the Gillette sets, I am prone to guess the brass/gold container is also related to Rubberset somehow. Beyond that, I am asking for insights and welcoming best guesses based on legitimate resources. Hopefully @BladeShark will also see this post.

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  2. brit

    brit in a box

    very cool sir..
  3. PLANofMAN

    PLANofMAN Paperboy

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    The larger containers might also be for shave sticks.
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  4. Rev579

    Rev579 Well-Known Member

    I’m not too sure about the thin container, as it lacks the ability push a stuck stick out. However, I’d love to see what went in it.
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  5. Sara-s

    Sara-s This Pun for Hire

    Pretty neat! Where I did you find those?
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  6. Rev579

    Rev579 Well-Known Member

    I can’t recall where the silver container came from, however the gold one came from the auction site. And looks to be an ideal match for a homemade ToOBS shave stick(pictured with the silver container).
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    You’ll notice there is more wiggle-room or play when the shave stick is in the silver container.
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