Roanoid De Luxe Razor Set

Side view of a shaving set showing the case. Top view of a shaving set showing the moulded inscription. Top view of a shaving set showing the razors in the case. Top view of a shaving set showing the razors parts and case. Side view of a shaving set showing the razor parts. Side view of a shaving set showing the razors. Side view of a shaving set showing the razors. Side view of a shaving set showing the razors. Side view of a shaving set showing the razors.
Side view of a shaving set showing the case. Top view of a shaving set showing the moulded inscription. Top view of a shaving set showing the razors in the case. Top view of a shaving set showing the razors parts and case. Side view of a shaving set showing the razor parts. Side view of a shaving set showing the razors. Side view of a shaving set showing the razors. Side view of a shaving set showing the razors. Side view of a shaving set showing the razors.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 007975.1
Country
Date
1947 (circa)

Description

A shaving set comprising two razors with detachable handles and two razor blade holders in a lidded box which is fitted with moulded recesses for the razor parts. The set was designed by Andrew Vaughan Jones for Roanoid and is made of compression moulded urea formaldehyde in 1947. The accompanying drawings (AIBDC : 00795.2) are dated 10.10.1947. The initials A.V.J. are etched onto the top corner of the box.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

moulded: "Made in Scotland of Roanoid" (central roundal on base)
Dimensions
Width
175mm
Height
25mm
Depth
100mm
Material Note
plastic
Roanoid - trade name
UF
urea formaldehyde
metal blades and fixings
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