09-01-2021, 05:09 AM
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Gentlemen, let's see those acquisitions in September!

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 09-02-2021, 06:05 PM
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  • Chappy
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Finally got myself a little better organized for display and razor rotation.  Even have a little room on bottom shelf for blades.  Wife was impressed and didn't seem to notice the last 2 slots were empty.   Laughing1


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 09-02-2021, 07:38 PM
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(09-02-2021, 06:05 PM)Chappy Wrote: Finally got myself a little better organized for display and razor rotation.  Even have a little room on bottom shelf for blades.  Wife was impressed and didn't seem to notice the last 2 slots were empty.   Laughing1


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Nice lineup and a good looking rack, too. Well done!

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 09-06-2021, 02:13 PM
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  • 2Chops
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Score and bonus score today.  About 3 weeks ago we stopped into a small curio shop near us.  Saw an Old Spice mug, Stag brush and an older Gillette razor on a shelf for only $20 for the set.  The razor was in great shape, mug near mint and the brush in good shape too.  I knew it was a steal. Kicked myself in the pants for not getting it.  So, we had the cafe closed today for the Labor Day holiday, and my wife says, "Hey, how about we drive up to Katies to see if that shave stuff is still there?". Alrighty.  We get there and I bee line to see if....YES!  Got it.  As I'm checking out I'm talking to the owner and he says "Oh, you like that vintage shave stuff eh?  What do you think of these?". He pulls a boxed Gillette TTO and a Fat Boy off the shelf and shows them to me.  I lazer beamed onto the Fat Boy.  It was very clean.  Doors opened flawlessly, adjuster turned without a hitch.  Keeping as calm as possible I ask how much he wants for it.  Said he didn't know what it's really worth and tells me to make an offer.  I knew the value but didn't want to low ball him too much.  So I asked if he'd take $20.  He says how about $15.  SOLD.  So for $35 I got a good $100 of vintage gear all in real good condition.

The Fat Boy is an E4 (1959 4th quarter). No serial number or date code on the other razor at all.  So according to the date charts it looks to me to be in the 1939-1951 range.  I am stoked.  
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 09-06-2021, 03:16 PM
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Sweet score! We look forward to your updates as you clean it all and start firing it up Smile

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 09-06-2021, 06:39 PM
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  • 2Chops
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(09-06-2021, 03:16 PM)chazt Wrote: Sweet score! We look forward to your updates as you clean it all and start firing it up Smile

All items sanitized, and took the Fat Boy for a spin around the ol blockhead this evening.  Very pleased with the razor and brush.

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 09-06-2021, 06:59 PM
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  • chazt
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Yes, I admired the razor in your sotd photo. Enjoy!

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 09-07-2021, 03:02 AM
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For $15, you definitely got a great deal on the Fat Boy.

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 Today, 01:53 AM
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  • Wolf
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 Today, 05:58 AM
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(Today, 01:53 AM)Wolf Wrote: [Image: RElLKlX.jpg]

Well done, Pedro. Enjoy your shaves Wink

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 Today, 07:00 AM
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  • Wolf
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Thank you very much Charlie!

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 11 hours ago
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  • Puma
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Oku brush. I haven't used it yet, but a very nice handle. [Image: GYIim9j.jpg]

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