Gillette razor dating radicals and antioxidants updating a personal view
Gillette Blade Date Codes (and earlier lot systems) were imprinted on one side of the blade as a series of letters and/ or numbers, or on the cartridge.
There were no razor serial numbers from 1931 until 1951.
Some razor makers put serial numbers on their razors, but we don't always have the key to how the serial numbers fit to dates of manufacture.
Gillette is one manufacturer for whom we have information on serial numbers and later date of manufacture codes that we can link to time.
Thiers Issard Le Thiernois Sheffield silver steel, mirror-finished, singing, 5/8 inch blade, fully-hollow ground, round nose razor with decorated 24k gold-inlaid blade, fluted shank, double stabiliser, and double-pin, blonde horn scales The predecessors of the modern straight razors include bronze razors, with cutting edges and fixed handles, produced by craftsmen from Ancient Egypt during the New Kingdom (1569 - 1081 BC).
Solid gold and copper razors were also found in Ancient Egyptian tombs dating back to the 4th millennium BC.
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