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. Pick yours up before its gone!
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 and it has a satisfying 1/4 turn!
Factory Nickel is our Revamp finish most closely resembling original Gillette Nickel finish. Glass bead blasting acts to camoflauge and smooth out this texture from 60+ year past. Scratch and stain resistant with a beautiful shine.
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Country of Manufacture: USA
Type: Double Edge Razor
Finish: Factory Nickel
Date: 1959 E1
Condition: Cleaned, Sanitized and Shave Ready
Imperfections: scars underneath new plating underneath tray are reminders of this razors 50+ year history, sandblasting has smoothed this texture out as shown in photos
Included: Razor only
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.
Razor Emporium Revamp Service -Vintage Gillette DE Safety Razors Replating & Restoration