... Vintage Gillette Shave...

Discussion in 'Shower or Shave of the Day' started by brit, May 23, 2021.

  1. Aztecmike

    Aztecmike Well-Known Member


    September 5th, 2021

    1934 Gillette Aristocrat
    Gillette Perma-Sharp (5)
    Elder Burl brush / synthetic knot
    Clubman Reserve Gent's Gin

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  2. brit

    brit in a box

    that's a beauty Mike,lovely shave and pic.:cool:
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  3. Aztecmike

    Aztecmike Well-Known Member

    Thanks Gary. :) I really like it's lower profile head & always get an awesome shave with this razor.
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  4. Old School

    Old School *$&%@#~

    I just bought a 34 on fleabay, can't wait!

    Great news today for my amazing wife who had one of her poems picked up to be published today!
    Hence a celebratory dinner at our favorite fine dining establishment...and first shave called for! Broke out my 88 aka 77 as I've got one razor and both cases lol ;).

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  5. brit

    brit in a box

    awesome shave amd pic..cool 77/88.:cool:
  6. brit

    brit in a box

    1938-9? #15 brit aristocrat
    yaqi silvertip
    tobs tobacco leaf
    burberry london edt


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    good day gents.
    all these early 'crats out lately inspired me fo dust mine off.;).thank you
    lovely tobs lather built with yaqi's silvertip badger.
    smooth 2 passer in the usual manner.
    twisted thayers and london edt to finish.

    the 38-9 #15 brit 'crat
    430030 baseplate,no markings on handle,factory rhodium plate.


    have a great day everyone.
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  7. Aztecmike

    Aztecmike Well-Known Member

    Awesome shave & pics Gary. Such a beautiful Aristocrat! :happy088:
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  8. brit

    brit in a box

    thank you Mike:).not an original 1934 issue ,(england's first year was 1936? maybe) but it ticks all the boxes enough for me..;):eatdrink047:
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  9. IAmTheJody

    IAmTheJody Gillette-i Master Staff Member

    Beautiful classic and built like a tank!
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  10. brit

    brit in a box

    thank you Jody.it's a lovely shaver.:).between it and the popular i haven't pursued the oc crats any further.:eatdrink047:
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  11. stuartganis

    stuartganis Well-Known Member

    Gillette New LC / Astra blade [​IMG]

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  12. brit

    brit in a box

    cool new lc shave Stuart..:cool:
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  13. Jrdelgado

    Jrdelgado Well-Known Member

    1906 Single Ring Unfortunately my tube of Crabtree and Evelyn West Indian Lime shave cream is about done. I’m gonna miss it.

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  14. brit

    brit in a box

    awesome single ring.shave and pic JD.on my last tube of c&e lime cream as well.nice stuff.love the brush,i have the cream and blue version..:cool:
  15. stuartganis

    stuartganis Well-Known Member

    Thank you.

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  16. brit

    brit in a box

    wednesday evening
    #21 2nd gen aristocrat
    rr bruce synthetic
    nivea cream,balm and splash


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    good evening gents
    late shave today but well worth it.
    lovely nivea blue lather built with the razo-rock bruce std brush,my first synthetic.
    fabulously smooth 2 passer in the usual way.
    the rest of the nivea team caps it off.

    the #21 aristocrat



    have a great evening everyone.
  17. Jrdelgado

    Jrdelgado Well-Known Member

    Wow! Excellent looking shave! And what a beautiful razor! Congratulations! And thank you for the comments on my post Gary!
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  18. stuartganis

    stuartganis Well-Known Member

    Gillette Fatboy / Astra blade [​IMG]

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  19. brit

    brit in a box

    thank you JD..:):eatdrink047:
  20. brit

    brit in a box

    fine fatboy friday shave Stuart.have a great weekend..:cool:
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