Maid-En-White Bath Room Fixtures cigar cutter

Description (Brief)
Metal blade with rectangular plastic cover. The cover has red and blue print and an illustration of a woman in a robe on one side and the image of a wire tray on the other. There is a hole in the cover for clipping cigar ends. The blade can be swung away from the cover to open envelopes and cut paper.
Advertising piece of the Autoyre Co., Oakvillle, Conn., for its Maid-En-White Bathroom Fixtures.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cigar cutter
letter opener
maker
Bastian Brothers Company
place made
United States: New York, Rochester
referenced
United States: Connecticut, Oakville
ID Number
2006.0098.1306
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.1306
subject
Celluloid
Advertising
Smoking
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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