I remember at one point trying to find my favorite Pantene hair spray only to find that it was replaced by a smaller bottle with a different formula. Anyway, this means that companies like Proctor & Gamble, Revlon, L'oreal, Eucerin, Maybelline, Mac, Clinique, Sephora and others are constantly coming out with new products that they want you to try.Tip : "Like" your favorite brands so that you can follow their status feed and be the first to be notified about free product giveaways and printable coupons. No matter which drug store you shop at, you can get something for FREE!This week the list includes free toothpaste, shampoo, and air freshener.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.If a vintage razor is found with its original blades, the blade codes can be used to establish a rough date for the razor.This is not 100% accurate, since the blades may not be original or may have been made before or after the razor. The single-letter date codes are accompanied by a number, which corresponds to the quarter of the year. Date codes on blades (see above) also continued through this period.
You can also cancel your membership at any time without penalty.These serial numbers were on the top of the guard, or sometimes the inner barrel.There were no razor serial numbers from 1931 until 1951.So razors made from 1930-49 can be difficult to date precisely.However, blades made in those years were stamped with a date code: A for 1930, B for 1931, etc., plus 1-4 for the year quarter. In 1950 this system was expanded to include razors, too (see below).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.Gillette Date Codes were used from January 1951 until 2001.They are found in the top left and right corners on the underside of razor guards, both 3 peice and 1 piece models.Gold plated Big Fellow intro'd as NEW Big Boy Deluxe. In this year only De Luxe models were numbered, starting with 1-D, and often the final D was omitted.