Razor, cut-throat; Fisher; [?]; 2010.204.2


Razor, cut-throat

About this object

Cut-throat razor; a 'Fisher' brand razor with steel blade and tortoise-shell handle. The handle is decorated with a gold-coloured Fisher logo, depicting a man holding a fish. Made in Germany by Fisher.



Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

Europe, Germany

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal, alloy, steel; processed material, paper, cardboard; organic, animal, carapace, tortoise carapace, tortoise-shell.

Inscription and Marks

Impressed on the box: 'FISHER RAZOR' and on the razor blade: 'HIGHEST QUALITY / 66 / THE FISHER / FOR QUALITY'


h 16mm x l 170mm x w 33mm

Credit Line

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

Object Type

personal effect

Object number


Copyright Licence  

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