These long periods of similar looking razors and the general absence of serial numbers or manufacturing codes linked to time, frustrate efforts to date examples of the razor over time.However, there are several ways to place a Schick Injector Razor into at least a period of time, if not an exact year.

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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.

After the 1930's, Schick rarely produced de luxe versions of their razors like Gillette and others did.

And these clues, plus packaging, allow us to date the razor with some degree of accuracy.

At longer intervals, major styling changes occurred involving both the head and handle.

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.

The original Schick Repeating Razors were made for the Magazine Repeating Razor Company by the American Chain and Cable Company in 1926. Schick decided to follow the dry shave road in 1928, he sold his interest in the Magazine Repeating Razor Company to American Chain and Cable, who continued to make and develop the razor until 1945. Schick and his major shaving inventions on our Col. Although the razor we now know as the Schick Injector Razor was not produced until 1935, well after Col.

Schick sold the company, one of the key patents was taken out by him in 1931, that being for the separate injector magazine with plug in key. bought out the rights to the razor, although the Magazine Repeating Razor Company continued to manufacture the razor until about 1950.

Eversharp seemed to want to rename the Schick Injector Razor, perhaps because of confusion with the by then successful Schick Dry Shaver.