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Straight Razor

1938.1395 (RS239759)

Description

A steel and ivory straight razor with a black cardboard case.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
""Manganese" Steel/ Reg U.S. Pat. Off./ Wester Bros/ Mew - York/ Made in Germany" (Printed on the case)
"This razor is sharp and/ ready for shaving./ It has been thoroughly/ inspected and found to be/ in perfect condition. Broken/ or misused razors will not/ be replaced." (Printed on the case)
""Manganese" Steel/ Reg U.S. PAT OFF" (Engraved on the blade)
"Webster Bro/ Anchor Brand/ Made in Germany" (Engraved on the blade)
Material
cardboard
ivory (tooth component)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Toilet Articles; Hair Care Artifacts
Descriptive terms
cardboard
ivory (tooth component)
Product, Shaving
Razor
Razor, Straight
razors
steel (alloy)
Accession Number
1938.1395
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Anna D. Sheffield
GUSN
40049

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