razor (toilet articles)

Pocket razor and tweezers set from China, date unknown. The razor and tweezers are situated on opposites sides of the handle. Both the razor and tweezers are hinged and fold into the handle. The blade of the razor is curved with two small inscriptions: the first is three overlapping circles; the second is a rectangle. Both inscriptions measure approximately five mm. The tweezers are curved and have a sliding mechanism which draws the prongs together, allowing them to be folded flat into the handle. The handle and tweezers feature a decoratively covered with a hard semi-translucent substance with a green and pink colouring. This sunstance has previously been identified as Greenstone but is likely another material, possibly plastic. The handle is finished with a decorative butt with circular and semi-circular designs.

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