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The Dime Safety Razor in Tin with Cover

1998.6069.1AB-.2AB (RS233652)

Description

Razor consisting of black painted wood handle (.1a) and metal, detachable blade holder (.1b) contained in small cylindrical tin (.2a) with domed cover (.2b). Canister is silver and printed in black with "The Dime Safety Razor," a product guarantee and an image of the razor. Manufactured by the International Safety Razor Company, New York, New York.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1907-1930
1907 patent date.
Inscriptions
"THE DIME SAFETY RAZOR / PATS PENDING / TRADE MARK" and "OUR GUARANTEE / WE WILL / CHEERFULLY / REFUND 10 CTS / UPON THE RE- / TURN TO US OF ANY / UNSATISFACTORY / DIME / SAFETY RAZOR / ADDITIONAL BLADES / 3 FOR 10 CENTS / ASK YOUR / DEALER / INTERNATIONAL SAFETY RAZOR CO. NEW YORK, N.Y." (printed)
Location of origin
New York, New York
Material
metal
painting (coating)
printing (process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Toilet Articles; Hair Care Artifacts
Descriptive terms
canisters
metal
painting (coating)
printing (process)
Product, Shaving
Razor
Razor, Safety
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
3 3/8 x 2 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6069.1AB-.2AB
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
310502

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