Razor Blades


Paper enveloped with inscription that reads “3 Tested / BURHAM / SAFETY RAZOR CO. / NEW YORK CITY / U.S.A. / Reg. Trade Mark.”

Ref: George H. Hamilton, “Safety-Razor,” U.S. Patent 927,349 (July 6, 1909), assigned to Burham Safety Razor Co. of New York.

Maker: Burham Safety Razor Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York City

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0798.502Accession Number: 1979.0798Catalog Number: 1979.0798.502

Object Name: razor blades

Physical Description: metal (blades material)Measurements: overall: 1 3/4 in x 2 7/8 in x 1/8 in; 4.445 cm x 7.3025 cm x .3175 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-6c81-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_733097

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