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Object Name: Razor and accessories in case
Date: 1907-1920
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Medium: Leather, metal, plastic, cardboard
Dimensions: Container (Case Closed): 1 3/4 × 6 1/4 × 3/4 in. (4.4 × 15.9 × 1.9 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Folding razor with imitation ivory handle and metal blade mount; in black leather case with snap closure along with one blade with a row of teeth on either long side, one plain blade, an empty blade box, and a calling card.
Object Number: INV.7746a-f
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Marks: stamped in gold: on inside of case: "DURHAM DUPLEX RAZOR CO. / NEW YORK, U.S.A." stamped: on either side of blade mount: "PAT. U.S.A. MAY 28/07. / AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES" and "MADE IN U.S.A." printed: on front, sides, and back of blade box: "DURHAM DUPLEX / FIVE BLADES / DURHAM [DUPLEX] RAZOR CO. / JERSEY . . . PARIS TORONTO / . . . [U.]S.A." printed: on price tag affixed to blade box: "GIMBELS / 5W 030 / .55" handwritten in pencil: on price tag: "May 3 / 1914" (?) stamped: on one razor blade: "DURHAM [insignia] DUPLEX" printed: on calling card: "Henry Feodor von Drehle."