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Peacock Straight Razor
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Details

Object ID 003514

Object Name Peacock Straight Razor

Object Desc Cosmo Mfg. Co. straight razor with decorative peacock handle

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003497

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 3, Shelf 3

Object Date

Start Year Range 1920

End Year Range 1950

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords shaving,razor,Cosmo Mfg. Co.,Cosmo,


Title Peacock Straight Razor

Description Straight razor by Cosmo Mfg. Co. White bakelite handle with decorative peacock motif on one side. Tang engraved with "Cosmo Mfg. Co." on one side and "Germany" on the other.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 0

Length 6

Width 0.75

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details measured when closed

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Cosmo Mfg. Co

Maker Details German company, made decorative straight razors and travel safety razors circa 1920s-1950s.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY3497

Description

Conditions

Date AUG 8,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Kayla Sutherland

Notes Handle is faded. Some colors worn off of decoration. Some staining on back and inside. Blade shows some minor scuffs, rust spots and some tarnish. One small crack in handle.


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