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Razor set

Description

1 & 2) Rectangular steel razor blade marked on one side "CHALLENGE CUTLERY CO./ NEW YORK" and on the other side "EXTRA GERMAN/ HOLLOW GROUND" pivot into oblong shaped orange celluloid handles w/ variegated white stripes. (3) Black leather case w/ linen hinged and steel clasp lined on the interior w/ light green velvet.

Details

Maker
Challenge Cutlery Co. (Maker)
Date
1900-1920
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Material
celluloid (cellulosic)
leather
steel (alloy)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Celluloid
celluloid (cellulosic)
leather
Leather
razors
SET, SHAVING
sets (groups)
Steel
steel (alloy)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
0.875 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.447.1-3
Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Phoebe McKernan
GUSN
26000

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