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Safety Razor Stropping Machine, by Kampfe Bros, English, c. 1899

Inventory Number: 22442
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1961-132
Brief Description: Nickel-plated device consisting of a shaped wooden handle with horizontal support marked 'THIS SIDE/UP', with three stalks rotated two and fro by gears. The safety razor would be secured to the centre fitting and its edge would pushed alternatively against the left and right hand rollers, thereby sharpening the edge. In cardboard box.
Primary Inscriptions: Printed label 'DRECTIONS FOR USING/KAMPFE'S/STAR SAFETY RAZOR STROPPING MACHINE./PATENTED IN U>S> JUNE, 1889, AND ENGLAND, 1889'.
Provenance: Presented by Mr A.C. Hyde Parker, Abingdon.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
brass
hard rubber
and nickel-plated steel.

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