Dating gillette tech razors
This allowed for an adjustment of the blade to increase the closeness of the shave.The model, in various versions, remained in production until 1988.Procter & Gamble (P&G) shaving products have been under investigation by the UK Office of Fair Trading as part of an inquiry into alleged collusion between manufacturers and retailers in setting prices.According to the Daily Mail newspaper, an industry insider claimed that the Fusion range of blades cost only £0.05 each to manufacture, yet sold for up to £2.43: a mark-up price of more than 4,750%.Gillette is a brand of men's and women's safety razors and other personal care products including shaving supplies, owned by the multi-national corporation Procter & Gamble (P&G). On October 1, 2005, Procter & Gamble finalized its merger with the Gillette Company.
Current promotions include sponsorship of sports events such as Major League Baseball (since the 1940s, when it was the only sponsor for World Series television broadcasts) and the England national rugby league team, along with the Rugby League Four Nations.
The Gillette R&D center in Boston, Massachusetts, and the Gillette South Boston Manufacturing Center (known as "Gillette World Shaving Headquarters"), still exist as functional working locations under the Procter & Gamble-owned Gillette brand name.
Gillette's subsidiaries Braun and Oral-B, among others, have also been retained by P&G.
This was updated in 1955, with different versions being produced to shave more closely—the degree of closeness being marked by the color of the handle tip.
In 1955, the first "adjustable" razor was produced.