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Schick Repeating Razor

Object Name: Razor and accessories in original box
Date: 1925-1940
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Medium: Brass, steel, other metal, cardboard
Dimensions: Container (box): 3/4 × 6 5/8 × 1 in. (1.9 × 16.8 × 2.5 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Razor with brass shaving head in line with cylindrical white metal handle, the latter containing a blade clip and plunger for loading blades into shaving head; in rectangular white cardboard box containing an eight-page instruction booklet and a smaller, lidless box with cylindrical brass blade canister (now emply) and two rusty steel blades; shaving head with white metal cap for storage.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Richard W. Meade, 1961
Object Number: INV.11750a-k
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Marks: stamped: on plunger cap: "SCHICK" (below a pair of wings) stamped: on lid of brass canister: "SCHICK" (below a pair of wings) printed paper label: on brass canister: "20 SCHICK BLADES 7. . ." stamped: on base of canister: "PATENTED / MAY 18 - 26" printed: on lid of cardboard box: "SCHICK REPEATING RAZOR / MADE BY / MAGAZINE REPEATING RAZOR CO. / 285 MADISON AVENUE / NEW YORK" and "SCHICK" (below a pair of wings) handwritten in pencil: on underside of cardboard box: "Gift of Mrs. Richard W. Meade / 1/25/61"