Eclipse Red Ring razor

Details
Object number
PHSL : X40
Country
Date
1930 - 1939 (circa)

Description

A hinged lidded box containing an Eclipse Red Ring razor and a packet of replacement razor blades. The box is made from compression moulded phenol formaldehyde and has a sun ray design moulded onto the lid. Both base and top have been designed with indentations to improve grip when opening. The interior of the box is moulded to accommodate the razor and spare blades. Made for James Neill & Co. (Sheffield) Ltd, sole manufacturers of the Eclipse razor. circa 1930s.
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Manufacturer
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Inscriptions

moulded: "Eclipse Safety razor and blades. Sole manufacturer James Neill & Co (Sheffield) Ltd. Sheffield. Eng." (base of box)
printed: "Magnetic Pick Up "Eclipse" Red Ring Razor. Model BB. This razor has been specially designed to give perfection in shaving with "Eclipse" super blades. " (inside box)
Dimensions
Width
53mm
Height
34mm
Length
100mm
Material Note
plastic
PF box
phenol formaldehyde
bakelite - generic term
metal hinge and razor
paper razor blade packet
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