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Thinning Scissors
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Details

Object ID 003969

Object Name Thinning Scissors

Object Desc A pair of metal hair scissors that are used to thin out one's hair.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003959

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Barber Shop Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords scissors,hair care,barber,J. E. Bowdin,


Title Scissor Thinner

Description A pair of metal thinning scissors. The piece is metal and has two different blades. The first blade has one blade like any other pair of scissors. The second is like a comb and is used to thin out hair. One side of the pivot point above the bevel reads "Hand Forged" with a small hammer icon. The other side, on the blade with the comb, says "J. E. Bowdin". Handle is pebbled.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 1.75

Length 7

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker J. E. Bowdin

Maker Details Bowdin's is a maker of clippers and shears, which are still in production today.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY3959

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 12,2016

Summary Good

Assessor Luke Frommelt

Notes Scissors are tarnished. There is some rusting between blades and on eye rings and finger rest.


Events

Date FEB 12,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Barber Shop Exhibit from Speakeasy Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

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