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Object ID 001996

Object Name Clix Razor Blades box

Object Desc A small rectangular cardboard box contained 11 individually wrapped razor blades from Clix Blades. Yellow-Orange background with blue accent at right and "Clix" large at center.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002074a-l

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care

Source Tim Kroening

Source Category Donation

Accession Date APR 16,2014

Credit/Acknowledgement Tim Kroening

Location Barber Shop Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords shaving,razor blades,Clix Blades,Conrad Razor Blade Co.,packaging,

Title Clix Razor Blades box

Description Small, rectangular cardboard box containing 11 individually wrapped razor blades. Box opens on left and right sides. Yellow-orange in color with blue accented "X" at right on front text "Double-Edge / Regular Thickness / Clix / Blades". Individual blades have same text and design. On front edge of box text "Clix always Clicks". On left and right sides text "8 Blades" On back side of box "Clix Diviison / Conrad Razor Blade Co. Inc / Long Island City, New York, N.Y.". On back is image of double-edged razor with text. B-K: The 11 blades have same design on front as box front on back is envelope type seal with text "Clix Division / Conrad Razor Blde Co. Inc / Long Island City, NY / Guaranteed to Give Perfect / Shaving Satisfaction / Clix always Clicks".


Approx Collection Date

Height 0.25

Length 0

Width 2

Depth 1.13

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Dimensions are for the box (A). B-L: 1 7/8" W x 1" H

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Conrad Razor Blade Company

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2074a-l



Date APR 17,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes The box states that there are 8 blades inside, but the object contained 11 total. A: Box is worn with black staining on front side. Surface is worn. The left and right sides are difficult to open; inner flaps are torn and barely attached. On back side of box there are dents in lower edge. On back the cardboard is dented inward, most likely from handling. Lower edge is worn and dented. B-L: Wrapping on blades are in very good condition, light surface wear and scuff marks. All but L are unopened.


Date APR 17,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Barber Shop Exhibit from Room 7, Shelf 23 - automatic entry by admin