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Object ID 004185

Object Name Ever-Ready Safety Razor

Object Desc Silver Ever-Ready safety razor with scalloped safety bar. Short hexagonal handle with knurled edges.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY004171

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 3, Shelf 3

Object Date

Start Year Range 1924

End Year Range 1930

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Ever-Ready,Ever,Ready,safety razor,shaving,

Title Ever-Ready Safety Razor

Description Silver Ever-Ready safety razor with scalloped safety bar. Handle is hexagonal with knurled edges. Two rings are carved around the end of the handle. When safety hood is opened "Ever-Ready" is engraved along with "Bklyn.N.Y.U.S.A./Pat. App'd for"


Approx Collection Date

Height 3.25

Length 0

Width 1.75

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 1.25

Weight 0

Unit of Measure

Dimension Details Circumference measured around handle Width measurement across top.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker American Safety Razor Company

Maker Details American Safety Razor Company was founded in 1906 by a merging of the Gem Safety Razor Co. and Ever-Ready has been the principal competitor to Gillette for a century and more. GEM and Ever-Ready will later combine in 1919 with Star Safety Razor Company. Brooklyn, NY.

Maker Mark Ever-Ready


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Image Caption CMY4171



Date MAY 1,2016

Summary Good Condition

Assessor Nicole Burdick

Notes no scratches or broken pieces.


Date MAY 1,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 3 from Room 3, Shelf 5 - automatic entry by admin