Durham Duplex Safety Razor Kit

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Description
a) Blue box with a hinge opening. Inside are depressions for all the razor parts, and blue velvet on the bottom half of the box, while the top is beige coloured. On the top is faded gold embossed lions and the brand name. (9.5 cm x 8 cm) b-c) Red cardboard case with 5 blades inside. It has white w…
Manufacturer
Durham Duplex
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
TOILET ARTICLE
Description
a) Blue box with a hinge opening. Inside are depressions for all the razor parts, and blue velvet on the bottom half of the box, while the top is beige coloured. On the top is faded gold embossed lions and the brand name. (9.5 cm x 8 cm) b-c) Red cardboard case with 5 blades inside. It has white writing on the back, and the same gold embossed print on the front. (6 cm long) d) The handle for the razor. It has a spot for the blade to screw in. It has a textured grip, then becomes smooth and then flares out at the end. (8 cm long) e) The razor blade holder. It is a flat piece of metal with prongs on either side. It has a hole in the centre and two raised metal flaps to ensure that the razor blade holder top can fasten to it.
Number Of Parts
5
Accession No.
1981.13.1 a-e
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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