Object ID 003944
Object Name Kriss Kross Stropper
Object Desc Circular metal stropper by Kriss-Kross Corp.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY003525
General Category History
Category Personal Care
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Barber Shop Exhibit
Start Year Range 1921
End Year Range
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords shaving,razor,barber shop,Kriss-Kross,strop,
Title Kriss Kross Stropper
Description Metal machine used to strop double edged blades. Circular leather strop in a metal case. Crank handle which, when turned, causes the strop to spin and also automatically flips the blade to evenly strop both sides. Top says "Kriss Kross Trade Mark" with crosshatched logo. Side says "Lef thumb here", front says "Keep leather clean", and blade holder says "Insert blade here". Bottom of stropper says "Kriss Kross Corp. St. Louis, Mo. Made in U.S.A. Pat. 6-30-21"
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Kriss Kross Corp, St. Louis Mo.
Maker Details No information found
Date JAN 17,2016
Assessor Kayla Sutherland
Notes Evidence of wear. Some scratches on the bottom, plating on the metal flaking off in one bit on the bottom and several places on the top. Exposed metal is rusted. Strop is dirty. Mechanism still works.