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You fixed one end of the string to a hook and pulled it taut. Then you could slide the little blue box up and down making the pins rotate.
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Nov 16 2010 12:16 GMT hans55 PRO
i never would have guest this !! ... well i dont shave so no wonder !! :-))
Nov 16 2010 12:32 GMT grimp PRO
My father used this in the late 1950s to make his blades last a little longer.
Nov 16 2010 13:07 GMT hanek
Today .... Gillette is not only for a man .... ;-))))
Nov 16 2010 13:54 GMT Donjames
Brilliant idea...interesting story thanks for sharing Carel.
Nov 16 2010 16:04 GMT Annamaria
Ah... thats why I didn't recognized it.... this kind of blades is not for woman...;-))
Nov 16 2010 18:47 GMT mamontof
Wow , what a find , great old sharper !!!
In old days people sharp blades , nay buying new ...spend metal and plastic to create garbage mountains
Nov 29 2010 14:55 GMT oldjerry
What a nice one!

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