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Dating gillette razors blades

He was laid to rest in the family plot in Burngreave Cemetery, in his will he left just under £2,000.

The English manufacturers were even more reluctant than the French to adopt the process and only did so after they saw its success in France.

Thiers Issard Fox and Rooster razors have a three-pin blonde buffalo horn handle. Sheffield steel, a highly polished steel, also known as ‘Sheffield silver steel’ and famous for its deep gloss finish, is considered a superior quality steel and is still used to this day in France by such manufacturers as Thiers Issard.

My first attempt was a shocker, even after watching the requisite instructional videos on You Tube.

I list the following set of instructions, which were all paid for in blood: 1) You must only move the blade in a straight vertical motion. 2) If you deviate from a 30 degree angle on the blade you will bleed.

The blades were extremely hard to sharpen, and were meant to be thrown away after one use, and rusted quickly if not discarded.

They also required a smaller initial investment, although they cost more over time.

Today we are spoilt with the choice of razors, some for wet shaving, others are electric razors, both very expensive, especially the wet shave razors, these razors are a complete rip-off.

The first narrow-bladed folding straight razors were listed by a Sheffield, England, manufacturer in 1680.

3) If the blade pauses on your face – if you stop and do not lift it away – you will need to ring the blood bank and ask if they’ve got your type in.

Thomas’s father is listed in the 1787 directory as James Heifer (different spelling) Barber working out of premises on West Bar Green and by 1833 he’s listed as a razor manufacturer, hairdresser and perfumer at premises at 51 Scotland Street,.

By 1740, Benjamin Huntsman was making straight razors complete with decorated handles and hollow-ground blades made from cast steel, using a process he invented.