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Razor Strop & Box - 'Jason', Meik Bros, circa 1944-1955 Object Reg. No: SH 860167

Summary:
Leather 'Jason' razor strop, made by Meik Bros. Pty Ltd, 15-17 Bedford St, Collingwood & 289 Flinders Lane, Melbourne.
Description:
Cardboard box containing razor strop in box. Strop is brown leather with central buckle and metal loop at each end. In white cardboard box with black printing on yelllow background. Reverse of box has printed operating instructions.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Trevor Plumridge, 1986
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 10.30 cm (Height), 6.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: personal grooming, shaving equipment, shaving kits
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: PERSONAL GROOMING & HYGIENE
Secondary Classification: Face & Body
Tertiary Classification: hair removal
Inscriptions: Printed on box: 'The Jason Strop for safety razor blades. Jason Made by Meik Bros. Pty. Ltd. 15-17 Bedford St., Collingwood & 289 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Vic. Fifty Shaves with one blade...'
Manufacturer: Meik Bros. Pty. Ltd., Collingwood, Victoria, Australia, circa 1944-1955

Earliest date based on earliest advertisement found for this brand of razor in Trove.
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Arthur Winzenried, Green Grows Our Garden: a Centenary History of Horticultural Education at Burnley, South Yarra, 1991

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