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The Gillette Safety Razor Company, USA  Search this
Plastic, steel
industrial design
Decorative Arts
Razor, shield
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Two packages of razors: the first made by Gillette called the "micro track", labeled across the top front in black print. The light brown plastic packaging also has a diagonal yellow label across the front saying "2 Free". Below that a circle with an image of the razor. The blade of the razor is covered with a price sticker saying ".88". At the bottom right corner there is a black crossed out "5" with a red "7" next to it.
The second package is a slightly smaller yellow rectangle package. Across the top in black and red, the package is labels "Schick Disposable Razors". Below there is a "New and Improved" circular label with a clear plastic window to the right exposing the blue razors within.
Credit Line:
Gift of David McFadden
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum