Welcome to our Pages of Feature Articles, Editorials and Technical Information! As time goes by we want to present the best in featured people, companies and razors. As well, we will try to find new angles to our hobby to keep it more interesting and informative. Please e-mail me about the features you would like to see...or would like to author and have included in the site.
Technical Information: Get More Enjoyment from Your Collection Patents are an essential way to identify and date unknown brands or models of razors. Robert K. Waits, author of "The Safety Razor Reference Guide" shares his research into razor patents. Gillette Razors and Blades: A Guide to Dating and Model Identification, including Serial Numbers and Manufacturing Codes from 1904 to the present. The Evolution of the Double Edge Blade: Robert K. Waits, author of "The Safety Razor Reference Guide" leads us through the development of the modern double edge blade. Band Razors: They may not have made much music at the cash register, but they are an interesting part of shaving history. Schick Injector Razors, and Magazine Repeating Razors: A History and Identification Guide. These razors came in a surprising variety of forms since their beginnings in 1926.
FEATURE ARTICLES: THE PEOPLE, COMPANIES AND RAZORS The Year 2001 marks the Centennial of the Gillette Safety Razor Company. See the early patent documents and razors, and read King Gillette's account of how he got "the idea". Col. Jacob Schick: He invented both Schick Safety Razors and Schick Electric shavers. Rolls Razors: Robert K. Waits, author of "The Safety Razor Reference Guides" presents an excellent overview. A future feature will explore the social conscience of King Gillette.
Nicks 'n Scrapes, Our Editorial Pages: Opinions on Razors and Society Ockham's (Occam's) Razor, a Philosophical Concept, has relevance to Safety Razors! Razors and Shaving in the 21st Century: Will we and with what? Razo-Diversity and Bio-Diversity have something in common...they are both fast disappearing!
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