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1959 Gillette $1.95 Fatboy Adjustable Double Edge Safety Razor E3 | Rhodium Revamp

$225.00

Description

The celebrated fatboy adjustable razor, a must have for any wet shaver! Gillette's adjustable generation razor known as the fatboy has maintained a longstanding popularity, as its unique heft, durability and classic 'cool' factor have made it one of the most sought after safety razors ever created. The smooth butterfly doors, adjustable dial and TTO or twist to open mechanism all make the Gillette Fatboy adjustable the pinnacle of double edge razor technology. 

This razor has gone through our complete Revamp restoration process- including polishing, mechanical adjustment, plating, lubricating and painting. Nothing is bent or broken. The razor head doors open and the TTO or twist to open mechanism works perfectly in seemless motions. Pick yours up before its gone!

  • Adjustable
  • Made in USA
  • Bright Rhodium Revamp
  • 100% Shave Ready!

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Country of Manufacture: USA
Type: Double Edge Razor
Finish: Rhodium
Date: 1959 E3
Condition: Cleaned, Sanitized and Shave Ready
Grade: Revamped
Imperfections: 50+ year history on the base metal, some wear can be seen too deep to remove. Razor is refurbished vintage, all as shown in photos
Included: Razor

 

History: The Gillette $1.95 Adjustable has been dubbed the "Fatboy" in relation to its successor, the Slim Adjustable. It was Gillette's first good attempt at an adjustable razor and has been met with favorable reviews both in the 50's and today. 

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Gillette Fatboy, Red Dot & Bottom Dial 195 Adjustable Razors!!! 04:08

Welcome to the wonderful world of Fatboys. In these video we feature 3 distinct types of Fatboy Adjustables made by Gillette in the late 50s and early 60s: the regular mass produced Fatboy (of millions), the early model "red dot" which is fairly rare, and the even earlier "bottom dial 195 adjustable" which is incredibly rare. While "Fatboy" is a common name for these types of Gillette razors, this name was never used by Gillette in their branding and advertising of the razor. Gillette called this razor the 195 Adjustable because it cost $1.95. Check out our Store: http://www.razoremporium.com/store/ Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Phoenix/Razor-Emporium/101185356596247 Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/RazorEmporium/ See us at Instagram: http://razoremporium.tumblr.com/

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