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Razor Used for Dissection, by J. M. Potter, Sheffield, Early 20th Century

Inventory Number: 44224
Object Type:
Persons: J M Potter (Maker)
Date Created: Early 20th Century
Place Created: Sheffield England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2001-2/1
Brief Description: Cut-throat razor, with black plastic handle. Dark brown embossed card slip case with green lining.
Primary Inscriptions: "J. M. Potter Sheffield", stamped at base of blade. "JOHN PETTY & SON'S "MAGNETIC" RAZOR", stamped on slip case. "PERTH WORKS SHEFFIELD", stamped on slip case.
Provenance: Presented by Professor Richard Sharpe in 2001. Used by Miss Dorothy Lord (donor's mother) in 1938/9 during biological dissection classes while at Manchester University.
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Material(s): plastic

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