Wednesday, July 18, 2012

#1 1949 GILLETTE SUPER SPEED SAFETY RAZOR IN ORIGINAL BOX


#1 1949 GILLETTE SUPER SPEED SAFETY RAZOR IN ORIGINAL BOX
RICHARDS RAZORS;  MAKE ME AN OFFER I CAN'T REFUSE!


1949 Gillette Super Speed Safety Razor in Original Box


  This razor and box are in very good+ vintage condition.  You will be proud to own this set.


  The Super-Speed One Piece hit the shaving scene in 1947.  Like previous one- piece razors, this 
model at first had no "notched" positioning bar to hold the blade as it was pulled from the new 
dispenser.  In early 1948, an Improved Super-Speed with a notched bar was brought out to aid in 
loading the razor by the new "improved" dispenser.  Safety was stressed as the reason for these 
improvements; there was no longer need to touch the blade to load the razor.


  These early Super-Speed models were put up in a cardboard case with a plastic "10" Blue Blade 
dispenser, all for only $1.00.  These Super-Speeds were nickel-plated. The Super-Speed weighed in at
1.9 oz with a blade gap of .62mm.
  
  For 1949, the Super-Speed was put up for the first time in a Styrene "display" case. The bottom of
the case was a solid color plastic, while the flip-top was clear. Gillette did not start date codes 
in these models until 1951 (W); models earlier than 1951 will not be date stamped.

PRICE $50.00 OBO
SHIPPING $5.60 CONTINENTAL USA



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INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING COST:  DEPENDS WHERE BUYER IS LOCATED.
INTERNATIONAL BUYERS:  I WILL NOT ALTER SELLING OR SHIPPING PRICE OR MARK AS A GIFT, I SHIP ONLY 
PRIORITY MAIL OUTSIDE OF U.S.A.
INSURANCE IS AT THE DISCRETION OF THE BUYER.


Terms of Sale:
When I describe an object as 'VINTAGE' or 'ANTIQUE' they will have the typical wear and tear you 
would expect with an older piece. Light scratches, scuffing & crazing and such like would be 
expected as opposed to a NEW condition. If an item is in MINT condition I will say so. If an item 
has any major issues - dents, deep marks, stains or heavy scratches etc. I will bring these to your
attention in my description.  All sales final.











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