Gillette

1958 D1 Gillette TV Special Super Speed Safety Razor | Original Condition

SKU: Case-42624-4

Description

Available to you is a classic Gillette TV Special Super Speed. This would be an ideal starter razor for someone new to wet-shaving due to the comfortable and close shaves provided. These razors are the perfect moderately aggressive razor - made by the millions and used by men around the world for decades. Nothing bent or broken- perfect mechanical condition. 

Doors open and close smooth and easy just as they should, and are bright and shiny in freshly polished original Nickel plating.

Country of Manufacture: USA
Type: Double Edge Razor
Finish: Original Nickel
Date: 1958 (D1)
Condition: Sanitized and Shave Ready
Grade: Excellent
Imperfections: Vintage Wear Shows In Photos
Included: Razor, TV case

History: The Gillette Super Speed came on the scene in the late 1940's and ran through continuous production into the 1980's. The "Flair Tip" variety came out in the 1950's and ran through the late 60's and was designated as the "Normal" variety for average skin and beard. They are known as one of the best all around DE razors to be made. The TV Super Speed  was a specially marketed razor at the dawn of the age of Television. Marketers at Gillette released this TV Special and marketed with TV commercials only to see if it would be a successful platform.

Gillette

1958 D1 Gillette TV Special Super Speed Safety Razor | Original Condition

SKU: Case-42624-4
$100.00
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Description

Available to you is a classic Gillette TV Special Super Speed. This would be an ideal starter razor for someone new to wet-shaving due to the comfortable and close shaves provided. These razors are the perfect moderately aggressive razor - made by the millions and used by men around the world for decades. Nothing bent or broken- perfect mechanical condition. 

Doors open and close smooth and easy just as they should, and are bright and shiny in freshly polished original Nickel plating.

Country of Manufacture: USA
Type: Double Edge Razor
Finish: Original Nickel
Date: 1958 (D1)
Condition: Sanitized and Shave Ready
Grade: Excellent
Imperfections: Vintage Wear Shows In Photos
Included: Razor, TV case

History: The Gillette Super Speed came on the scene in the late 1940's and ran through continuous production into the 1980's. The "Flair Tip" variety came out in the 1950's and ran through the late 60's and was designated as the "Normal" variety for average skin and beard. They are known as one of the best all around DE razors to be made. The TV Super Speed  was a specially marketed razor at the dawn of the age of Television. Marketers at Gillette released this TV Special and marketed with TV commercials only to see if it would be a successful platform.

Videos

  • Beginner How to Wet Shave with a Double Edge (DE) Safety Razor

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  • Posted by Brad Jackson on 10th May 2024

    4
    Excellent heirloom razor.

    The ‘58 TV special razor arrived quickly after a short international transit and looks to be in premium condition. The razor looks brand new and functions perfectly, with the butterfly opening and closing smoothly.