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This is a vintage Schick, "double edge" safety razor that appears to have seen either no, or very little previous usage. Even so, I have cleaned and sanitized it, which has left all the surfaces in a completely clean, sanitized and polished like new condition. The bright surface finish is defect and blemish free. The lettering is crisp, clear and perfectly legible. The case is in like new working order, with the clasp working perfectly. This razor comes with a brand new Schick blade dispenser that has 5 brand new injector blades in it. I just bought the blades myself, so it will arrive ready to use. I don't know exactly when this razor was manufactured, as almost no records have been kept on Schick and most other brands of safety razors, but it is safe to say that this razor with it's black composite handle, that it was made sometime around 1960 and 1970. Scores of double edge razor blades are still being made in this country and in other countries around the world. They are readily available in many various brands, and in stores and on the internet. This razor will last a lifetime if properly taken care of. These double edge safety razors are not being made anymore, but were so well made that there are plenty of them still available and in use today, as can be attested to by the several companies that today, still make just the blades. This Schick razor will provide a very economical alternative shaving method compared to the cost of present day cartridge type razors. These double edge blades sell for about .50 per blade, whereas cartridge type blades sell for about $1.50 and up. Just Google "injector blades" and you will find many sources for Schick, Personna and other brand double edge blades. This box and razor is quite stylish in appearance. UNIQUE FEATURE: Those of you that are familiar with "THE EARLY" models of the Schick Injector razor, may remember that the little lever that is under the head of Schick Injector type razors like this razor, was made to easily swing to the side so the lower jaw of the head would drop open wide. This exposed all the inside parts of the head and the head could be easily cleaned. This model was not made for very long, and there are not many of them still in existence. All models that followed the early models with the swing away lever, were made with the lever fixed in place. Thus, this lever could not be moved to swing away and the razors quickly became loaded with gunk, shaving soap residue, skin scrapings, DNA and whatever, most usually within 2 to 3 months, depending on how often the razor was used. UNIQUE FEATURE: I have devised a method to alter the locking lever mechanism to allow for the lever to swing away from the lower jaw exactly as the early models did, thus allowing for easy and quick cleaning of all inside parts of the head. Just put a little dab of liquid soap on an old toothbrush, scrub the inside surfaces, and in a minute or two the inside of the head is completely cleaned. I have altered "ALL" my Schick Injector razors to this unique feature. This feature works absolutely perfectly without any problems.