Object ID 003555
Object Name Croghan Cutlery Co. Razor Box
Object Desc Dark cardboard box from Croghan Cutlery Co. that would once have held a straight razor
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY003508a-b
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 shaving,razor,Croghan Cutlery Co.,
Title Croghan Cutlery Co. Razor Box
Description A dark brown cardboard box (a) and lid (b). Box is stamped with "Croghan Cutlery Co. Fremont, O." Lid is stamped with "Price $2.00." The box would have held a straight razor, but is currently empty. Inside the box is lined with a blue and white flower pattern.
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Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Measured with box closed
Place of Origin
Maker Croghan Cutlery Co.
Maker Details From Fremont, OH. No other details found concerning the maker, although Fremont is known as the "Cutlery Capitol of the World", since there were also several other cutlery companies from there.
Date AUG 30,2015
Assessor Kayla Sutherland
Notes Much of the cardboard is peeling and worn, especially around the edges and corners. One end of the box is completely missing, torn off.