Razor, cut-throat; Gotta; [?]; 2010.204.3

Name/Title

Razor, cut-throat

About this object

Cut-throat razor; a steel-bladed razor with a celluloid handle. The handle is decorated with a brass[?] logo reading 'Gotta'. Made in Germany with Sheffield steel. Contained within its original cardboard box, impressed: 'The Gotta Razor, real hollw ground in Germany'.

Maker

Gotta

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

[?]

Place Made

Europe, Germany

Medium and Materials

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

Inscription and Marks

Impressed on the box: 'The Gotta Razor / Real Hollow Ground / in Germany' and on the razor blade: 'HAMBURG RING / GOTTA / SUPERFINE / 120 / GOTTA / FINEST SHEFFIELD STEEL / FORGED AND REAL HOLLOW / GROUND IN GERMANY'

Measurements

h 17mm x l 170mm x w 31mm

Credit Line

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

Object Type

personal effect

Object number

2010.204.3

Copyright Licence  

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