Straight Razor with Celluloid Handle

Straight Razor with Celluloid Handle

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The inscription on one side of the blade reads “DOVO /SOLINGEN.” That on the other side reads “FRITZ BRACHT / SOLINGEN GERMANY.”
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Object Name
straight razor
straight razor with celluloid handle
date made
ca 1938
place made
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (handle material)
steel (razor material)
overall: 2.4 cm x 15.4 cm x.8 cm; 15/16 in x 6 1/16 in x 5/16 in
overall, closed: 3/8 in x 6 1/4 in x 15/16 in;.9525 cm x 15.875 cm x 2.38125 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Dadie and Norman B. Perlov
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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