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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

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 3, Shelf 3

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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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Height 0

Length 6.5

Width 1.25

Depth 0.5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Measured with box closed

Quantity 1



Site Details

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.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3508a-b



Date AUG 30,2015

Summary Fair

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.