-Vintage-Gillette-Shave-

Discussion in 'Safety Razors' started by brit, Dec 10, 2018.

  1. Tanuki

    Tanuki Well-Known Member

    This is a great thread. :happy088: I use my vintage Gillettes frequently and plan to get those shaves posted here.
     
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  2. brit

    brit in a box

    thank you..they are fine shavers..most of my tto's are brit rockets and related..
     
  3. brit

    brit in a box

    sounds fantastic..thank you..looking forward to seeing them..:)
     
  4. BlueShaver

    BlueShaver Premature Latheration Sufferer

    I enjoy the background items as much as the shavy bits in your photos @brit .

    Is that a 2CV?
     
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  5. Tanuki

    Tanuki Well-Known Member

    Mild thread hijack. I went back to look for the 2CV, raised another question.

    There is some Pinaud Whiskey Woods in there. Any thoughts to share about it?

    I just noticed that Pinaud has several boozy AS. It ties into my tendency to turn airline booze into AS:
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    I was thinking I:
    1 should try the Whisky Woods (as AS, not on the rocks)
    2 could spare a shot of Laphroaig to make a little AS
     
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  6. brit

    brit in a box

    thank you Jon..it may be a likeness to one.its an old key rack i had at my auto shop a few years back..
     
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  7. brit

    brit in a box

    pleasant ,modern, masculine,light boozy scent..i like pinaud aftershaves but this one i can wear outside the house and at work without getting the eyebrow look..nice for cooler weather..
     
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  8. brit

    brit in a box

    19/10/19 --1935 brit belmont new deluxe/platinum/razorock -400 synthetic/xxx duro soap/xxx splash.. 20191019_054635_edited_edited.jpg
     
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  9. stuartganis

    stuartganis Well-Known Member

    Gillette Super speed /Gillette silver blue [​IMG]

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  10. brit

    brit in a box

    very cool Stuart..
     
  11. stuartganis

    stuartganis Well-Known Member

    Gillette Red tip / Gillette Stainless [​IMG]

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  12. brit

    brit in a box

    cool redtip shave Stuart..
     
  13. brit

    brit in a box

    20/10/19 --late 30s #15 rhodium aristocrat/gsb/opal/tobs.. 20191020_072007_edited.jpg
     
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  14. brit

    brit in a box

    21/10/19 --back to simple-- early canadian new sc/thin common bar handle
    gsb
    canadian rubberset
    MWF
    clubman 20191020_163626_edited.jpg
     
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  15. Dirtfarmer

    Dirtfarmer Well-Known Member

    1930's New Long Comb?
    Nacet blade (2)
    Semogue 830
    Taylors Of Old Broad Street St. James Collection
    Witch Hazel with tea tree oil
    Bull Dog
    Barbasol Brisk
    I know there's more expensive shaves out there but I just don't see how it could be better than this right here. I would like to try some of the newer high end razors but it's just not in the cards for me right now so I'll experiment with blades and soaps and such until the time comes. All I can say is they have their job cut out for them beating this shave. By the way, yes, I am bragging. :D
     

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  16. brit

    brit in a box

    very cool new lc sir.love the tobs reference..:D
     
  17. Dirtfarmer

    Dirtfarmer Well-Known Member

    Thank you sir.
     
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  18. ilts

    ilts Well-Known Member

    Old Type Ball End 10/21/19 DSCF4154.JPG
     
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  19. stuartganis

    stuartganis Well-Known Member

    Gillette New LC / Gillette Silver blue [​IMG]

    Sent from my SM-T387V using Tapatalk
     
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  20. jmudrick

    jmudrick Well-Known Member

    Super 84 (5)/Treet/MDC[​IMG]

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