It seems now that the current owners of the Schick name, Pfizer Warner-Lambert, are not selling the Injector Razor in stores in North America, although they still sell them in Japan, and over the internet.
Will we soon see and end to this venerable little shaving machine?
At longer intervals, major styling changes occurred involving both the head and handle.
Eversharp continued to dabble in putting their name on products like the Lady Eversharp Beauty Razor and The Lady Eversharp Band Razor right up to the time they sold their interest in the company, but they never fully re-created the Schick Injector Razor as the "Eversharp Razor".In 1969, Eversharp sold the Schick Safety Razor Company to Warner Lambert Company, a pharmaceutical conglomerate that still holds the rights, and they added Wilkinson Sword razors to their stable in the mid-1990's.Warner Lambert was in turn engulfed by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, who among other things is now selling Wilkinson designed razors under the Schick name in North America.Unfortunately they terminated sales of the razor in stores in North America in about 1998, although they are still available on the internet.Plastic razor cases produced since 1950 have dates built into their manufacturing codes. Razors in blister packaging also have manufacturing codes with date information, as well as copyright information that generally gives at least a few years span.
So while we can't get it down to a particular year or quarter in most cases, we can generally get within a few years at least. E1: Flat Head spring with tabs E2: Round spring with flaps Spring moved left to open the blade clamp for washing.
It was a mass produced article, and the numbers found for sale on auction sites like EBay attest to its popularity as a shaving tool, and its endurance as an object.
The bare razor is not worth very much (or anything at all) unless it displays one or more of the following characteristics: The most valuable models normally seen for sale are sterling silver versions of the Magazine Repeating Razor produced in the late 1920's.
Any day on e Bay you can see dozens of them for sale, and relatively few bids out, at least for the common ones.
After all, they all look just the same, don't they? But look again, there's more to this razor than meets the eye.
Subtle changes and refinements occurred on a regular basis.