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Straight razor with clear plastic handle

Object | Accession Number: 2017.263.7 a-c

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    Straight razor with clear plastic handle

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Straight razor, one of several, used by Sam Gasson.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Howard Nash

    Physical Details

    Object Type
    Razors (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Straight edge razor (a) that folds into a yellow plastic handle. Dimensions are of razor blade closed inside handle. The razor is housed inside a cardboard box (b) with lid (c).
    Dimensions
    a: Height: 6.000 inches (15.24 cm) | Width: 0.750 inches (1.905 cm)
    overall: Height: 1.125 inches (2.858 cm) | Width: 6.500 inches (16.51 cm) | Depth: 0.675 inches (1.715 cm)
    Materials
    a : metal, plastic
    b : cardboard, paper, paint
    Inscription
    On razor and on box: "J.A. Henckels Twin Works/Solingen, Germany." The number 401 is also inscribed on both the box and the razor.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The razor was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2017 by Howard Nash, the nephew of Sam Gasson.
    Record last modified:
    2024-01-25 14:31:22
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