What after shave?

Discussion in 'Preshave and Aftershave' started by willy, Jan 7, 2014.

  1. Dapper-in-a-can-man

    Dapper-in-a-can-man and Dad-on-hand

    Was your dad General Patton? :eek:
     
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  2. cmorris357

    cmorris357 catching flies.........

    He once slapped King Camp Gillette for crying. :sad024::angry019:
     
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  3. Kilgore Trout

    Kilgore Trout The Smart Bunny

    Pinaud Lilac Vegetal.

    Who could forget that?

    60's
     
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  4. georgemoe

    georgemoe Member

    I know my dad had an ansenal of AS including Old Spice, English Leather, etc. I also remember an green Avon decanter in the shape of a pheasant.
    He also had a fondness for Hask hair tonic. He had it on one time at my house and our abyssinian cat attacked his head. :happy068:
     
  5. Littlemax

    Littlemax Member

    Mennen Skin Bracer, 50's. Occasionally Aqua Velva
     
  6. Batman9402

    Batman9402 Active Member

    burt or something like that
     
  7. Kevin K

    Kevin K Well-Known Member

    Gramps used Aqua Velva for as long as I can remember. I got his glass bottle of the stuff when he passed a while back.
    My dad switched between Old Spice and whatever the scent du jour from Avon was at the time. Now, I don't think he uses anything (including a razor), he's got the full-on ZZTop beard thing going on!
     
  8. Badger-Face

    Badger-Face Well-Known Member

    Stetson, old spice, and musk. Right Now lol. Pretty sure he wore it all through the 60's 70's 80's 90's and still. But I don't really think he uses it much anymore unless he's going to dinner or Sunday morning Church.
     
  9. Dapper-in-a-can-man

    Dapper-in-a-can-man and Dad-on-hand

    My grandad didn't wear aftershave, but he wore the hell out of Polo blue.
     
  10. PatrickA51

    PatrickA51 Well-Known Member

    I think my Dad used mostly "OLD Spice, or English Leather", he always shaved with a DE Razor, after he got married to "the Wicked Witch of the North" he started using an Electric Razor. I believe it was a Remington Razor. My wife and I gave him a Norelco Razor for his Birthday. After he died I asked his wife if I could have his razors, and she said that she was giving them and his tools from his work shop to my scumbag brother-in-law. Don't get me started sorry for the rant.
     
  11. Dapper-in-a-can-man

    Dapper-in-a-can-man and Dad-on-hand

    That's absurd. Those are the things you pass down to offspring. The rant is understandable.
     
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  12. Kilgore Trout

    Kilgore Trout The Smart Bunny

    Ah, the joy of family.
     
  13. PatrickA51

    PatrickA51 Well-Known Member

    The only reason I got the US Flag off of his casket was that when I left Northern California. Was that I took it.
     
  14. PatrickA51

    PatrickA51 Well-Known Member

    Ain't that the truth.
     
  15. PatrickA51

    PatrickA51 Well-Known Member

    Maybe he should receive 24 lashes from a Cat of Nine Tails, like they did to one of the sailors in the movie "Mutiny on the Bounty" 1935 Clark Gable, Charles Laughton.
     
  16. PatrickA51

    PatrickA51 Well-Known Member

    I have some of that.
     
  17. Drygulch

    Drygulch Snowballs

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    Old Spice if he used any. That was the 80's.
     
  18. sugarcane

    sugarcane Member

    I just found a half bottle of original english leather, with the big wooden top. It has kept it's aroma. The scent lasts on my face for hours. I got lucky.
     
  19. dscaver

    dscaver Well-Known Member

    From the 60s and 70s I remember my dad splashing on Aqua Velva and Skin Bracer. When I started shaving I migrated to the AV, the Skin Bracer was a little too bracing for me. Always used a DE, and later on he used an injector. I did not get his razors, but I did get his mug and brush. Still use them both to this day.

    Dave
     
  20. Daiku

    Daiku New Member

    My Dad used Old Spice up until recently, when I gifted him some extra AS from my shave den. So OS through the 50s-today. It lasted a long time too--he only used it when he would take my mom out. That was a once a week trip to the American Legion!
     

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