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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

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 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

Height 4.25

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 3

Circumference 9.25

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Jaybra Products

Maker Details Located in New York

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3962a-b



Date FEB 12,2016

Summary Fair

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.