Curvfit Razor

Curvfit Razor

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Curvfit was one of the first razors to market to women. It is curved to allow for female countour. It has a short handle, typical of razors for women in the 1910s-1940s.
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Object Name
personal hygiene product
razor, designed for women
date made
20th century
Curvfit Razor Company, Inc.
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
metal (product material)
overall: 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 1.905 cm x 9.525 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Removal
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Marketed to Men
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Sorry to say, but this is a very poor example of the beautiful Curvfit Woman's Razor. I have one that seems to have been used, but is in shiny perfect gold-plate, very good condition. The box shows some aging, bit it too is in good condition and has instructions and a pamphlet inside along with a blue flannel bag for the razor and a box of razorblades with only 2 left in it, a sign that it was used.

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