Razor Blades


Four paper packages with inscriptions that read “blades by / cooper” and “BLADE BY COOPER / OF SURPASSING EXCELLENCE / UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED. / COOPER SAFETY RAZOR CORP. / 35 YORK ST. / BROOKLYN, N.Y. / MADE IN U.S.A. REG. U.S. PAT. OFF.” Other inscriptions read “THIS BLADE IS MADE OF / HIGHEST QUALITY SURGICAL / CHROME STEEL BY A UNIQUE / PATENTED PROCESS. / MONEY REFUNDED IF NOT / SATISFACTORY.” Cooper Products Co. filed for a trademark in 1932.

Maker: Cooper Safety Razor Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, BrooklynAssociated Place: United States: Louisiana, Saint Martinville

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: The Fournet Drugstore Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0475.771Catalog Number: 1985.0475.771Accession Number: 1985.0475

Object Name: razor bladespersonal hygiene productObject Type: Razor Blades

Measurements: overall: 1 in x 2 in x 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 5.08 cm x .635 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-3b15-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_335401

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