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Object ID 003965

Object Name Swiss Corrugator Scissors

Object Desc A pair of metal baber's scissors.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003947

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Barber Shop Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Scissors,Barber Shop,hair care,

Title Swiss Corrugator Scissors

Description A pair of metal scissors used for cutting hair. One side of the joint area above the pivot point reads "Swiss Corrugator" while the other reads "Bowdin's Minneapolis". The shank/thumb handles are pebbled. Inside of bevel point engraved with "C" on one side (same blade that says "Swiss Corrugator").


Approx Collection Date

Height 7

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Bowdin's

Maker Details Maker of shears and clippers, still in production today.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3947



Date FEB 17,2016

Summary Good

Assessor Kayla Sutherland

Notes Signs of wear, some tarnish throughout. No nicks in cutting edge, still relatively sharp. Stopper very worn, nearly to eye ring. Scissors still open and close easily.


Date FEB 11,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Barber Shop Exhibit from Room 9, Shelf 20 - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 12,2016

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin