Lot 22    

Outstanding Engraved George Washington Straight Razor in Original Coffin Box,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
ca 1840, blade with standing figure of Washington, The Champion of Liberty below. Manufactured by Fredk. Reynolds, Sheffield on blade, also noted on the neck. Folds into tortoise shell handle. Housed in coffin-form pressed paper case with bust of Washington on top, eagle and shield below.

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Minor wear to case, razor is excellent, still sharp.
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