Object ID 003972
Object Name Jaybra Razorless Shaving Powder
Object Desc Two identical cans of shaving powder. The labels are red, white, and blue with Jaybra logos and text.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY003962a-b
General Category History
Category Personal Care
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Barber Shop Exhibit
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords shaving,Jaybra Products,
Title Jaybra Razorless Shaving Powder
Description Two identical cans of shaving powder. They have red, white, and blue labels with the Jaybra logos on them. The label has a picture of a man shaving his face along with text that reads "Highly Perfumed Razorless Shaving Powder, Manufactured by Jaybra Products, Inc. New York, N.Y. Net Weight 1/2 Lb." Back says "Jaybra razorless shaving powder, An Aid to Personal Daintiness, A Unique Improvement for Modern Shaving, Removes Hair from Face Limb and Body, Notice the difference when using Jaybra shaving powder because it leaves skin smooth like velvet. Be careful not to get powder into your eyes. Active ingredients: Barium Sulphide." Other side of can says "A shaving powder made from the finest compounds, perfumed with the most fragrant odors," and has the directions for using. Top of cans is printed with word "Mild" in blue ink.
Approx Collection Date 2/12/16
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Jaybra Products
Maker Details Located in New York
Date FEB 12,2016
Assessor Luke Frommelt
Notes Both cans of shaving powder have a good amount of rusting on their metal parts on the top and bottom. Many parts of the paper lablels on the cans have been scratched off.