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Replica WW1 Khaki Sets - Now Available!

Replica WW1 Khaki Sets - Now Available!

Posted by Matt on 18th Jan 2016

In the first World War, Gillette was contracted by the US Army to produce Khaki Sets for our boys going over seas. They included a Ball End "Old Type" double edge razor, 10 blades and a carr … read more
Gillette Tech ID Chart

Gillette Tech ID Chart

Posted by Matt on 30th Dec 2015

Have a Gillette Tech, and you're wondering when it dates from? These Solid Guard razors were the first from Gillette and sure do deliver smooth shaves. The head is so copied that even today you can se … read more
Safe Silver Razor Patina Removal

Safe Silver Razor Patina Removal

Posted by Matt on 19th Nov 2015

We get asked all the time how to safely remove tarnish on a silver razor at home. While many of the early Gillette razors are silver plated, they often have a layer of patina that has formed ove … read more
DIY Razor Restoration

DIY Razor Restoration

26th Oct 2015

We're very excited to help up and coming blogger Matthew Broderick with this concise article about how to go about a vintage razor restoration. Check it out today! http://www.whyiwetshave.co … read more