Object ID 003547
Object Name J.A. Henckel's Twinworks Tuesday Razor
Object Desc Straight Razor by J.A. Heckel's Twinworks in Solingen, Germany with white handle and the word Tuesday stamped on the spine of the blade.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY003501
General Category History
Category Personal Care
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 3, Shelf 3
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords Twinworks,J. A. Henckel,razor,shaving,
Title J.A. Henckel's Twinworks Tuesday Razor
Description Straight Razor by J.A. Heckel's Twinworks in Solingen, Germany with white bakelite handle and the word Tuesday and decorative swirls stamped on the spine of the blade. Shaft of blade engraved with "125 J.A. Henckels Twinworks Solingen Germany" and the Twinworks logo of two stick figure men with linked arms. Handle has a pointed tip. Would have originally belonged to a seven blade set, one for each day of the week.
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Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Measured when closed
Place of Origin
Maker J.A. Henckels, Twinworks
Maker Details J.A. Henckels is a knife manufacturer based in Solingen, Germany. Henckels is one of the largest and oldest manufacturers of kitchen knives, scissors, cookware and flatware. Since 1970 it has been a part of the Werhahn-Group. On 13 June 1731 Peter Henckels registered the "Zwilling" (German for "Twin") logo with the Cutlersí Guild of Solingen. This makes Zwilling one of the oldest trademarks in the world.
Maker Mark two stick figure men with linked arms
Date AUG 20,2015
Assessor Kayla Sutherland
Notes Handle is yellowed. Some minor tarnish on blade. No chips.