Numbered British Gillette Information

Credit for the information in the table below belongs to cutting_edge, for additional information and discussion, see his original thread from May 24, 2009. Table revised as of May 26, 2009. Additional information from Achim and public sources.

The information is for British made Gillette.

Set #Year by AdvertisementGuardCenter BarBottom PlateHandle StylePatent NumberCaseRazor PlatingWeight (g)Comments
11936?Open combUnnotchedFlatBarber-pole
2-large rings
400,621Bare MetalSilver71
21936Open combUnnotchedFlatBarber-pole
2-large rings
400,621Large Traveler
Leather
Silver71
31936Open combUnnotchedFlatBarber-pole
2-large rings
400,621Large Traveler
Leather
Gold71
4Open combUnnotchedFlat400,621Large Traveler
(Pulp, Red)
Silver/Rhodium60Popular Model
151938Open combUnnotchedFlatBarber-pole
2-large rings
400,621
430,030
Bare MetalRhodium76Similar to '34 US Aristocrat
#15 is Rhodium and '34 is Gold
161949Solid guardNotchedFlatBarber-pole
Rocket style
430,030Bare Metal
Covered Metal
Painted Tin
Rhodium
Gold
80
191938Open combUnnotchedFlatBarber-pole
2-large rings
400,621Pigskin ImitationGold76
20Open combUnnotchedFlatBarber-pole
2-large rings
400,621Covered MetalRhodium71
21Solid guardUnnotchedFlatBarber-pole
2-large rings
430,030Covered MetalRhodium73
221949Solid guardNotchedDiamondBarber-pole
Rocket style
Pat Pend.Covered MetalRhodium73
461938Open combUnnotchedFlat400,621Popular Model
471938Open combUnnotchedFlat400,621RhodiumPopular Model
481948Solid guardNotchedFlat430,030ResinNickel?Aristocrat Junior
531949Solid guardNotchedFlat430,030Covered Metal71Aristocrat Junior
581953Solid guardNotchedDiamondPat Pend.
694,093
Covered Metal
Coronation Package
Nickel
Aluminum*
68
35*
*Aluminum lightweight version
591956Solid guardNotchedDiamondNickel71*Shiny nickel plated version of HD500
661953Solid guardNotchedDiamondBarber-pole
Rocket style
Pat Pend.
694,093
Covered Metal
Coronation Package
Rhodium
Aluminum*

Gold?
73
37*
*Aluminum lightweight version
?De Luxe Version
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