- The Real *Peaky Blinders" c. 1919 (?) / 1920's gang "They used their peaked hats with razor blades sewn in to rob people. That's what a Peaky Blinder was. "When they hit someone or headbutted someone on the nose while wearing one, it would cause their victim temporary blindness."
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Peaky Blinders | BBC tv, series devised and written by Stephen Knight of 'Locke' fame. | Why Peaky Blinders? Because that's a razor blade, that is. The gang is so called because in a fight they remove their peaked caps and swing 'em across the other bloke's face. Peaky. Blinders. Nasty.
Peak Blinders on BBC: A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, Peaky Blinders centres on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.