Close-Shaver

 
Close-Shaver
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  • Title :     Close-Shaver
  • Artist:     Remington Rand Manufacturer
  • Accession:     86.15.1 a-d
  • Country:     United States New York
  • Date:     circa 1939
  • Dimensions:     Inches 2 4-1/2 5, Centimeters 5.1 11.4 12.7
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Industrial Design
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions , Health/Hygiene , Industrial Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     86.15.1 A-D.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions~Industrial Design
Description:
Ivory plastic encased souvenir steel electric razor from the 1939 New York World's Fair with image of the Electrical Products Building - also called Remington Rand Hall - on the front; original black and blue rubber detachable cord with brass holder (ring) around it and original fabric covered, hinged, and brass lined box with individual compartments for razor and cord. a: case, b: razor, c: cord ring, d: cord