Straight Razor

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

GUSN

GUSN-40744

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"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)

Additional Identification Number

1940.862a
1940.862b
1940.862c

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1940.862.1-.2