Dating vintage gillette razors
This is the first truly portable, easily used, readily available source of "instant fire".
It did have drawbacks as it was ignited by friction rubbing on any surface, occasionally would almost explode when lit, and could throw sparks off with the potential of lighting any surrounding combustible material.
Hungarian chemistry student Janos Irinyi invents the "Noiseless Match".
This is an improvement because the match lights more smoothly.
Capitol Cutlery Co., Indianapolis, Ind., Made in Germany. Unknown razor, Made of Kayser Ellison & Co's Best Sheffield Silversteel.
The Gillette Fatboy safety razor is a vintage razor for wet shaving which is a precious shaving tool to have.
Since the Dobereriner lighters produced hydrogen gas, they could also unexpectedly explode.
The friction match is invented by English chemist John Walker.
The survey compared prices at Boots, although many other retailers have been previously criticised on this issue.It has been dubbed the Pink Tax; a mark-up that sees woman paying more for everyday basics than men do for equivalent products - with the only apparent difference the addition of some supposedly female friendly pink packaging.