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Gillette Adjustable Razors
December 3, 2016 $1,502
September 12, 2014 $1975.00 (261582406874)
February 10, 2017 ~$3,200.(272550944099)
April 28, 2013 $1530.70 (130892303900)
August 27, 2015 CASE ONLY $572.95 (262013740978).
April 10, 2017 $1495.60 (182517772859).
September 21, 2014 $600.00 (271608830881)
March 11, 2016 $2500 (262288940679)
January 20, 2017 $2,026 (262801766243)
September 14, 2014 $1075.00 (131287730342)
This razor has been knick named the "Bottom Dial" to distinguish it from another razor Gillette called the "Gillette 195 Adjustable" razor - they also called the razor knick named the "Fatboy" the same thing. This razor is easily identified as different from the Standard Fatboy in that its adjustment dial is located below the handle; hence the knick name Bottom Dial. Some people call this razor the Bottom Dial Fatboy due to it being in the same family as the Standard Fatboy. This razor is relatively rare. It was offered for sale to the public but today it is extremely rare for one to become available on one of the auction sites with a warranty card, correct case and instruction sheet. The case is easily distinguished from the Standard Fatboy case in that the magnifying lense, in the transparent case lid, is located over the bottom end of the razor. instead of the top end. Also, the Bottom Dial case has the number "195" inscribed to the left of the word "Adjustable" on the white plastic insert. This razor was available for sale originally for $1.95. It was only manufactured in the fourth quarter of 1960 (F-4). It is not to be confused with its cousins the 5 Position Bottom Dials - this razor, with a F-4 date code has a maximum adjustment dial label of "9" - not "5". Also, its cousin the 5 Position Bottom Dial was a prototype never offered for sale to the public hence it has no date code stamped into it. This razor weighs 84 grams.