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Old English Razor
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Details

Object ID 003549

Object Name Old English Razor

Object Desc Straight razor with "The Old English Razor" engraved on handle.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003503

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

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords shaving,razor,Old English razor,


Title Old English Razor

Description Straight razor with wooden handle engraved with "The Old Engish Razor." Blade is heavy, likely steel, and rough cut. Shaft engraved with "Army razor." No other distinguishing marks.

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Height 0

Length 6.5

Width 1

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

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Place of Origin

Maker

Maker Details "Old English" was a common phrase attributed to razors, not necessarily a brand name.

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Images

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Image Caption CMY3503

Description

Conditions

Date AUG 20,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Kayla Sutherland

Notes Evidence of wear, some tarnish on blade. Handle is cracked near hinge.


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