Dating gillette razors and blades
The following photos show the internal parts of two types of Toggle razors and their major part names. Notice with the Serial Toggle on the left that the base plate/blade bed and bottom plate are a major design difference to the Standard Toggle on the right.ON PKG." while the Serial Toggle has no stamping on the blade tray.And finally, the Serial Toggle has a serial number stamped on the base plate; the Standard Toggle and the Chrome Toggles have their date codes stamped there. So when you include "from-the-factory" plating differences there are two additional sub-types of Toggles.In order to make the site a more valuable resource to our users, I have started putting a "Recent Sales:" section at the end of most of the razor pages.
In this way, not only can you see pictures of excellent examples of the various razors but you can estimate their value from how much they are selling for.
It is not unheard of for a single uncased nickel 1-9 Bottom Dial to go for over $2000 at auction.
Dating gillette razors and blades comments