Razor, cut-throat; Kropp Manufacturing Co; [?]; 2010.204.1

Name/Title

Razor, cut-throat

About this object

Cut-throat razor; a plastic and steel razor, made in England by the Kropp Manufacturing Co. The blade was made and ground in Sheffield. Contained within its original cardboard box with labels advertising Kropp Razors and Kropp Razor Strops.

Maker

Kropp Manufacturing Co

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

[?]

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal, alloy, steel; processed material, synthetic, plastic; processed material, paper, cardboard.

Inscription and Marks

Impressed on the blade: 'KROPP / MADE AND GROUND / IN SHEFFIELD ENG'
Printed on the box: 'The KROPP RAZOR / MADE & GROUND / SHEFFIELD / ENGLAND / REGISTERED TRADE MARK'

Measurements

h 17mm x l 176mm x w 34mm

Subject and Association Keywords

public aspects of medicine, public health. hygiene. preventive medicine, personal health and hygiene

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

personal effect

Object number

2010.204.1

Copyright Licence  

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