Goldtone Blades

Goldtone Blades

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Object Name
razor blades
personal hygiene product
Object Type
Razor Blades
Goldtone Razor Blade Company
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
associated place
United States: Louisiana, Saint Martinville
overall: 1 in x 2 in x 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 5.08 cm x.635 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
The Fournet Drugstore Collection
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Beauty and Hygiene Products: Marketed to Men
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Hi. This was my grandfather's factory in Newark, New Jersey. He and his brother-in-law, Paul Plante, constructed a very long machine that would take the roll of steel and turn it into razor blades. His "blue blade" process was part of working with the steel and was copywrited. The Gillette "blue blade" was painted on, and lawsuits ensued.

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