Straight Razor

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

GUSN

GUSN-40741

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

razors
steel (alloy)
shell (animal material)
leather
cardboard
Product, Shaving
Razor
Razor, Straight
Razor, Straight

Inscription

"Manufactured By/ Wade & Butcher/ Sheffield" (Engraved on the blade)
"Wade &/ Butcher/ Sheffield" (Imprinted on the case)

Additional Identification Number

1940.861a
1940.861b
1940.861c

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Articles; Hair Care Artifacts

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. George Winslow

Accession Number

1940.861.1-.2AB