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Other than that, I can't tell the difference between the shaves. Why did this happen, the build-up to WWII and the war itself created shortages in manufacturing so when the Brits ran out of the normal handle, they would use what was available.
The clear-handled variety might be just that little bit smoother. The #20 listed with Mr Razor is stamped on the upper and lower bands, and weighs 71 grams. Mine (identical in every way) weighs 73 grams, same as the one above. It makes your razor a much more unique razor than a regular #20. Not sure I'd call it a Frankenrazor, quite, as Gillette assembled these razors themselves, and I have seen a couple more now. But yes, Gillette did themselves put together different parts over time.
The blade system adopted in 1931 is still in use today, and was used on razors as well after 1950. Other makers included serial or manufacturing codes, but we do not have the keys.
Auto Strop and Rolls are two well known manufacturers who serial numbered their razors.
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I wouldn't mind a more modern take on this fragrance.Razor Serial Numbers were impressed on all Gillette razors from 1904 until 1921, and on deluxe models from 1921 until 1931 (except for a period in 1927-28).This corresponds to the time King Gillette was directly associated with the business, and may have been at his insistence.Of the two examples, the stamped-handle is in better condition. I think that these razors should be collectively referred to as Open Comb Aristocrats, as the #s seem really only to refer to the cases, by and large. It's quite flawless, and actually came with the shipper. It was once speculated that the heads are all the same, but they are not.