1964 Gillette TTO Flare Tip Rocket DE Safety Razor J1 - Nickel Revamp

SKU: RN185

Description

Available to you is a Gillette Super Speed Flare Tip Rocket. This shaver was made in England, for those who have not seen how a Rocket razor works, the TTO functions in a unique way by having the knob turn up into the handle. This 'worm gear' TTO is the highest quality and feels great. These razors are the perfect moderately agressive razor - made by the millions and used by men around the world for decades. Nothing bent or broken- perfect mechanical condition. 

  • Moderately Aggressive
  • Twist to Open convenience
  • Made in England in the 1950's

This razor has undergone our full Revamp service included mechanical inspection, resurfacing, plating, and Tune Up. It arrives 100% Shave Ready in beautiful mirror finish Nickel.

Country of Manufacture: England
Type: Double Edge Razor
Finish: Nickel
Date:  1964 J1
Condition: Sanitized and Shave Ready
Grade: Revamp
Imperfections: discoloration and texture shown in pictures due to pitting
Included: Razor

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. 

 

1964 Gillette TTO Flare Tip Rocket DE Safety Razor J1 - Nickel Revamp

SKU: RN185
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Description

Available to you is a Gillette Super Speed Flare Tip Rocket. This shaver was made in England, for those who have not seen how a Rocket razor works, the TTO functions in a unique way by having the knob turn up into the handle. This 'worm gear' TTO is the highest quality and feels great. These razors are the perfect moderately agressive razor - made by the millions and used by men around the world for decades. Nothing bent or broken- perfect mechanical condition. 

  • Moderately Aggressive
  • Twist to Open convenience
  • Made in England in the 1950's

This razor has undergone our full Revamp service included mechanical inspection, resurfacing, plating, and Tune Up. It arrives 100% Shave Ready in beautiful mirror finish Nickel.

Country of Manufacture: England
Type: Double Edge Razor
Finish: Nickel
Date:  1964 J1
Condition: Sanitized and Shave Ready
Grade: Revamp
Imperfections: discoloration and texture shown in pictures due to pitting
Included: Razor

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. 

 

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