'The Crat' is one of the most sought after razors in the Gillette stable, they are collectable as they are quite hard to find, and they appeal to many on account of its appearance and quality of shaves. The US models were introduced in 1934 and available until 1951, this specific razor was from the 46-48 period. They are generally referred to as a very smooth and effortless shavers with a mild personality. They shave nicely and look quite classy, and it is easy to see why they have become a sought after model for many users and collectors. Some good info on these razor models here.
This model has some plate loss, but still looks good enough to be used in its original condition. The plating on the is nice and smooth and will still last a good few years, unlike razors that have started to 'bubble'
This classic weighs 67 grams and stands 82 mm high.