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Razors Cataloged 1996
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70-79
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GEM RAZORS 1912 - 1979


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(#13 & #20) [top] GEM, all silver color, Flip-top, ornate handle, grating along edge, inside: "GEM | BROOKLYN, NEW YORK | MADE IN U.S.A.", back: "GEM", underside: "PAT'D 1912"

(#21) [bottom] GEM Junior, Gold color top, 6 sided black plastic handle, flip-top, grating along edge inside: "GEM | BROOKLYN, NEW YORK | MADE IN U.S.A.", back: "GEM | JUNIOR", underside: "PAT'D 1912"



gem02.gif (5882 bytes)(#22 & #23) Two GEM Micromatic razors, gold color, fluted handle, twist open top, rake along edge, inside: "GEM MICROMATIC | TRADE MARK", underside: "MADE IN U.S.A. | PAT. NOS. 1739280-1773614"
Rotating the base of the handle opens and closes the top.


gem11.gif (4385 bytes)gem05.gif (4910 bytes)gem04.gif (5735 bytes)(#14 & #4) Gem Micromatic, gold color metal, screw open top by rotating bottom end of handle. inside: "GEM MICROMATIC | MADE IN U.S.A."


gem06.gif (4991 bytes)(#5) Gem, gold colored metal head, ivory plastic handle with gold tip, flip open head, see also #15, inside: "MADE IN U.S.A. | GEM RAZOR", handle: "[circle with a G]" on each side of handle.

 


gem07.gif (5050 bytes) (#6 & #17 & #19) Gem, silver colored metal, flip open head, small flare at tip of handle, inside: "MADE IN U.S.A. | GEM RAZOR", handle: "[circle with a G]" on each side of handle.

 


gem08.gif (5339 bytes)(#7) Gem, silver colored metal head, black plastic handle, flip open head, unique in that the head is flipped open by pushing a black plastic button where the handle connects to the head of the razor. inside: "MADE IN U.S.A. | GEM RAZOR", handle: "GEM" (vertically)


gem09.gif (5104 bytes)(#15) Gem, silver colored metal head, ivory plastic handle, flip open head, same as #5 except silver head and no gold tipped handle, inside: "MADE IN U.S.A. | GEM RAZOR", handle: "[circle with a G]" on each side of handle.


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(#24) GEM Junior, Gold color top, large round black plastic handle with 7/8 inch diameter, flip-top, grating along edge inside: "GEM | BROOKLYN, NEW YORK | MADE IN U.S.A.", back: "GEM | JUNIOR", underside: "PAT'D 1912"


gem03.gif (5710 bytes) (#50) GEM, silver color head, ivory color plastic handle, flip top, inside top: "MADE IN U.S.A. | GEM RAZOR"

GEM BOX, hinged, burgundy reptile texture, burgundy felt and white silky cloth inside, inside top: "GEM | Clog-pruf", outside top: "GEM"

GEM MICROMATIC BLADE, tan paper wrapper with "GEM | TRADEMARK" pattern, comes in small gold box with "BLADES" printed on the side, cardboard strip wrapped around blade inside wrapper, blade has swirl marks from machining, blade front: "GEM BLADE", blade back, left: "PATS 1739280 |1773614", blade back, center: "GEM" blade back, right: "MADE IN | U.S.A." wrapper front: "NEW | GEM | MICROMATIC | REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. | SINGLEDGE | BLADE | FITS ALL GEM RAZORS", wrapper back: "BLADE GUARANTEED BY | GEM DIVISION | AMERICAN SAFETY RAZOR CORP. | BROOKLYN, N.Y. | U.S. PATENT NUMBERS 1,739,280 - 1,773,614 | MADE IN U.S.A." inside wrapper: "HOLD RAZOR | FLAT AGAINST FACE"


gem13.gif (5069 bytes) (#41) Gem, gold colored metal head, black plastic handle, flip open head, unique in that the head is flipped open by pushing a black plastic button where the handle connects to the head of the razor, differs from #7 in color and inside markings, inside: "MADE IN U.S.A. | GEM", handle: "GEM" (vertically)

Copyright Richard Brightwell. All rights reserved.
Revised: August 21, 1999.