The Dime Safety Razor in Tin with Cover

Date

1907-1930

GUSN

GUSN-310502

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

Descriptive Terms

canisters
wood (plant material)
painting (coating)
metal
printing (process)
Product, Shaving
Razor
Razor, Safety
Razor, Safety

Inscription

"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)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New York, New York

Object Type

Toilet Articles; Hair Care Artifacts

Dimensions

3 3/8 x 2 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.6069.1AB-.2AB

Date

1907-1930 (1907 patent date.)