Dating adults - Dating old spice shaving mugs

Sometimes they are made so that shaving soap or cream can also be kept warm for a more luxurious shave. Early vintage mugs and scuttles were generally decorated (sometimes elaborately): vintage mugs in particular often depicted the shaver’s occupation although sometimes they showed membership in a fraternal group or perhaps a favorite hobby.

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The oldest containers featured the ship Grand Turk. In the 1990s, when Proctor and Gamble purchased the brand, the ship became a sailboat.

There are two kinds of mugs in the Old Spice line, one for shaving and one for drinking coffee.

In the realm of collectible memorabilia, Old Spice items are relatively easy to date.

You can figure out the production period by the logo, which changed based on a number of factors including date and product type. In 1941, the ship Friendship made its debut on the cologne bottle. In all, Old Spice containers portrayed 16 different ships.

Lather up with Creighton Fricek's complete chronology of collectible Old Spice shaving products.

Start with the bottle index for a list of traditional talcum, travel, and novelty bottles distributed between the 1930s and 1990s.The classic shaving mug or scuttle is meant to hold a shaving soap.A recent addition is the shaving cream scuttle (or perhaps more accurately, a scuttle).The Shulton Company, owned by William Lightfoot Shultz, was the original producer of the Old Spice line of products.His son, George Shultz, was responsible for making the Old Spice a multi-billion dollar, international brand.The contents of this site reflect my own research based on sales catalogs from 1938 to about 1992 as well as contributions from many collectors willing to share new items and information.

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