The Contour was American Safety Razor's penultimate Gem-style SE razor, with the Contour II that followed it being the last of the breed. The 1950s Pushbutton preceded it, and the Contour features the same snappy pushbutton mechanism to open the blade cover. It's a smooth, mild shaver and has an attractive, streamlined handle made of both brushed metal and ribbed plastic. The plastic on this one shows its age, but all the metal parts are really pristine. Conventional wisdom says that the Contour was made in the 1960s and the Contour II in the 1970s, but it is difficult to pin down the exact dates.