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by rev579
Sat Nov 23, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Simpson Brush Labels
Replies: 4
Views: 1565

Re: Simpson Brush Labels

Only the 40's "4" with the yellow label is mine, but the others are simply examples and references of the different lables.
by rev579
Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Simpson Brush Labels
Replies: 4
Views: 1565

Re: Simpson Brush Labels

This is the only brush in the OP that belongs to me:

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by rev579
Sat Nov 23, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Simpson Brush Labels
Replies: 4
Views: 1565

Re: Simpson Brush Labels

I will add, for the sake of clarity, two of the three brushes referenced in the first image have (4) lines of text, which include the hair quality used in the knot. This is unlike most of the labels that have been seen over time. The inclusion of the knot quality is listed in the pre-1941 brush labe...
by rev579
Sat Nov 23, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Simpson Brush Labels
Replies: 4
Views: 1565

Simpson Brush Labels

I have seen a variety of Simpson brush labels. With the variety, there has been some semblance of guessing the production range. There is a sticker/decal/label that seems to be a little more difficult to guess when it was made. In the image below, there is a No. 4, and (2) Vintage Major travel brush...
by rev579
Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: 2019-100yrs since my family started the business
Replies: 18
Views: 3930

Re: 2019-100yrs since my family started the business

Thanks for the replies so far! I’m thinking of a mix of traditional designs and something a bit more contemporary. I’ve been thinking what the original family brush makers would consider today if they were starting up and have a few designs I’m going to play with for starters. Different handle mate...