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Straight razor with plastic tortoiseshell handle

Object | Accession Number: 2017.263.8 a-c

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    Straight razor with plastic tortoiseshell 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 that folds into a green plastic handle. Dimensions are of razor blade closed inside handle.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 5.875 inches (14.923 cm) | Width: 0.750 inches (1.905 cm)
    Materials
    overall : metal, plastic
    Inscription
    on razor: "A. Amos Tallinn" on one side; "C.V. Heljestrand, Eskilstuna Sweden" on the other.

    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 14:30:08
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