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Object ID 000355

Object Name Barbasol Shave Cream box

Object Desc Red, cream, and blue cardboard "Barbasol Box" from the Barbasol Company, Indianapolis U.S.A. Free trial sample sent through the USPS.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000324

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Barber Shop Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Barbasol Co.,shaving cream,boxes,

Title Barbasol Shave Cream box

Description Barbasol Box that was designed to be sent through the USPS to customers as a free trial sample of shaving cream. Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. Printed in the U.S.A. Contents: POSTMASTER This Parcel May Be Opened for Postal Inspection U.S. Postage PAID Indianapolis, Ind. Permit No. 331 Barbasol - For modern Shaving - An easier, closer, quicker shave without lathering or the insanitary shaving brush. Prevents shaving irritation and is harmless and agreeable to the most delicate skin. Made only by The Barbasol company, Indianapolis, U.S.A. Carton (colors and design) Reg. Pat. Off. To the Shaver- Believing the best advertisement for Barbasol is a sample of the product itself, we are sending you this trial tube of Barbasol. Use it According to directions and we are confident you will like it better than any other shaving preparation.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.75

Length 13.75

Width 4

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Centimeters/grams

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Barbasol Company

Maker Details Indianapolis, Indiana

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY324



Date FEB 21,2013

Summary Fair

Assessor Christina

Notes Fair to good condition. The box is thick and well-designed, so it is still sturdy, but it also shows considerable wear; one end has been taped shut. there was a lable on the top of the box that is white, but no longer has words. The corners and edges of the box are worn. Sounds like instructions may still be inside, but box is sealed.