Safety Razor Stropping Machine, by Kampfe Bros, English, c. 1899
|Inventory Number:|| 22442|
|Object Type:|| |
|Place Created:|| England United Kingdom Europe
|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.|
and nickel-plated steel.
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