English made Knack question

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English made Knack question

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Is the Gillette Knack made in England called a Knack? Seems like I read it was called by a different name.

Roger

There is no date code on the razor. Handle is blue. Says "Gillette" on one side of the handle and "England" on the other; it came with case, etc., as pictured.


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I think it was called the "Slim Twist". I'm not positive but I'm sure someone around here is.
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Post by Pauldog »

Slim Twist sounds right to me.

Gillette's last TTO double edge razor sold in the USA was made in England, and was called a "Double Edge" on the package. It had a much smaller twist knob than the Knack or Slim Twist.
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Post by brz90 »

I've got one of these razors in a box along with its original packaging and it was marketed as a 'super slimtwist'.
It shaves very nicely even though it doesn't feel quite as well made as the earlier generation of razors.
The original slimtwist had a different kind of plastic handle in white, cream or black.
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