Razor Blade


An inscription on one side of this cardboard package reads “SEALECTED / STAR / DOUBLE EDGE” and that on the other reads “Famous Since 1880 / STAR DIVISION / AMERICAN SAFETY RAZOR CORP. / BROOKLYN 1, N.Y. / MADE IN U.S.A.” The form was on the market by 1948.

Date Made: mid 20th century

Maker: American Safety Razor Corporation

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, Brooklyn

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Credit Line: Gift of Jay Dee and Joan Yearous

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1984.0730.01Accession Number: 1984.0730Catalog Number: 1984.0730.01

Object Name: razor bladepersonal hygiene product

Physical Description: paper (packaging material)metal (product material)Measurements: overall: 1 in x 1 3/4 in x 1/16 in; 2.54 cm x 4.445 cm x .15875 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-9a6f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1282337

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