[Cut-throat Razor Sellers]. Anon.
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[Cut-throat Razor Sellers]

c1790s. Etching, 26.7 x 21.1cm. Trimmed platemark, discolouration, slight tears and missing portions to left edge.

Straight or “cut-throat” razors, consisting of a blade that can fold into a handle, were first listed by Sheffield in England in 1680. By 1740 they were made with cast steel and decorative handles.

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Item #CL184-15

Price (AUD): $880.00  Other currencies

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