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Straight Razor

1940.862.1-.2 (RS239780)

Description

A steel hinged straight razor with a shell handle [.1]. A leather and cardboard case [.2].

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"WADE & BUTCHERS/ Original and Unrivalled/ Patent Frame Back Razor" (Printed on the case)
"J.M. ROBINSON/ WILMONGTON N.C." (Engraved on the blade)
Manufactured by / Wade & Butcher/ Sheffield" (Engaved on the blade)
Material
alloy steel
cardboard
leather
shell (animal material)
Object type
Toilet Articles; Hair Care Artifacts
Descriptive terms
alloy steel
cardboard
leather
Product, Shaving
Razor
Razor, Straight
razors
shell (animal material)
Accession Number
1940.862.1-.2
GUSN
40744

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