Straight Razor Manufacturers and Dates of Operation.

A

CHARLES ADAMS & CO.

36 Front Street, Rochester, NY.

ca. 1889 - 1957

AKERS BRITTON CO.

232 N. Illinois Street, Indianapolis, Indiana.

In business circa 1925 - 1930

JOHN ALBRIGHT

516 Baltimore Street, Hanover, PA

Used "HANOVER" Trademark

ca. 1922-1927

JOSEPH ALLEN & SONS

Oak Works, Sheffield, England

ca. 1864-1925

ADOLPHE ARBENZ

Birmingham, England

In business in 1892

AMERICAN KNIFE CO.

Plymouth Hollow, Connecticut from circa 1849-1875

Thomaston, Connecticut from circa 1875-1895

AMERICAN PRODUCTS CO.

Cincinnati, Ohio

ca. 1911-1948

ARROWHEAD TRADING CO.

Used "ARTRACO" trademark

132 Nassau Street, New York, NY.

circa 1922-1923

AUTOMATIC UTILITIES CO.

Used "ALL-WAYS" trademark

56 Pine St., New York, NY

circa 1907-1908

 

B

JOSEPH BADGER & SONS

New Haven, Connecticut

ca. 1860-1861

BAKALAR

New York City

In business 1917

JOHN BAKER & CO.

Wheeldon Works, Sheffield, England

In business in 1892

A.F. BANNISTER & CO

Newark, New Jersey

ca 1884-1915

I. & J. BARBER

Sheffield, England

In business in 1892

BARBER, JOHN

Sheffield

Trademark: Square and Compasses

1810 - 1834 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

FREDERICK BARNES & CO.

Birmingham, London, and Sheffield, England.

In business in 1892

BARNSLEY BROS. USA

Monett, Missouri

circa 1898-1906

J.H. BECKER
11 Hochs Street, Ohligs, Germany
ca 1901-1919

BECKHER-OTTO INC.

Marked "Made in Germany", although the company's offices were located at 118 E. 28th Street, New York City.

ca. 1934-1943

BELKNAP HARDWARE CO.

Louisville, KY.

The firm was sold in 1985. Circa 1968-1985

FRED BELT

1424 Lunt Ave, Chicago, Illinois

circa 1915-1916

BENGAL

Originally a trademark of Luke Cadman, Sheffield, England from ca. 1748-1906.

From ca. 1906 - 1953, used by:

Thomas Radley Cadman & Sons

St. Mary's Road, Sheffield.

In business at least between 1892 and 1953.

GEORGE BENNETT & CO.

Rockingham St., Sheffield, England.

In business in 1892

HENRY BERKELEY

43 Leonard Street, New York City

Used "ROSE BRAND" trademark

circa 1906-1907

BINGHAMPTON CUTLERY CO.

Importers of Razors.

Binghampton, New York

circa 1888-1894

WILLIAM AND JOHN BIRKS

Norfolk St., Sheffield

In business in 1787

BISON MFG. CO.

Little Valley, New York

ca. 1902-1910

BLUE GRASS

The trademark of Belknap Hardware Co.

Louisville, KY.

Circa 1968-1985

The firm sold in 1985; the "Blue Grass Cutlery" company was formed in 1988 and is now using the "Blue Grass" trademark.

BLUE RIBBON

The trademark of Belknap Hardware Co.

Louisville, KY.

Circa 1968-1985

The firm sold in 1985; the "Blue Grass Cutlery" company was formed in 1988 and is now using the "Blue Ribbon" trademark.

JOHN REDMAN BOYD

Corpus Christi, Texas.

W.R. Case and Sons made razors for this firm, marking tang with Case marking, etching "NO CUSSING" trademark on the blade.

ca. 1905-1906

BRAMMALL (BRAMHALL), JOHN

Trademark: Joppa

Storrs, near Sheffield

1770-1800 ("More Old Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, May 1927 p.372-374)

M.L. BRANDT CUTLERY CO.

Germany and New York City

ca. 1911-1916

BRESDUCK INC.

224 Canal Street, New York City

Also used trademarks "DUBL-DUCK", "LIFETIME", "NAPOLEON", "BEAU BRUMMEL", "DEUTSCH", "SATINEDGE"

ca. 1930 - 1952; the firm became known as Pearlduck in 1952

BRIGGS

Sheffield, England

circa 1830

BRITTAIN, WILKINSON & BROWNELL

Arundel Street, Sheffield

Trademark: France

In business at least between 1787 and 1797

1780-1840 ("More Old Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, May 1927 p.372-374)

BROCH & THIEBES CUTLERY CO.

St. Louis

Importers of razors. Used "CLIMAX" trademark.

ca. 1882-1892

BROOKES & CROOKES

Atlantic Works, Sheffield

ca. 1864 to at least 1919

BROWN RAZOR CO.

Little Valley, New York

Trademark used by Union Cutlery Co.

pre-1900

BROWN BROS RAZOR CO.

Little Valley, New York

Trademark used by Union Cutlery Co.

pre-1900

BUCK BROS.

Worcester, Massachusetts

ca. 1853-1939

BUFFALO RAZOR & GRINDING CO.

Buffalo, New York.

Razor may be stamped "Made in Germany"

ca. 1906-1935

BURKINSHAW, AARON

Pepperell, Mass.

Trademark: Exile (often) 1856-1881 ("More Old Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, May 1927 p.372-374)

BURRELL CUTLERY CO.

24 Rockwell Ave., Ellicottville, New York

Used "TOP FLIGHT" trademark.

ca. 1941-1942

BUTCHER, BROWN & BUTCHER

Succeeded Wade & Butcher

Sheffield

1827 - 1830 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

WILLIAM & SAMUEL BUTCHER
WADE & BUTCHER

Eyre Lane, Sheffield.

circa 1845 to at least 1919

1830 -? ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

GEORGE BUTLER & CO

Trinity Works, Sheffield, England

ca. 1848-1926.

 

C

CHARLES CADMAN & SONS

Canal Works, Sheffield

In business in 1892

THOMAS RADLEY CADMAN & SONS

St. Mary's Road, Sheffield

In business at least 1892-1919

CHARLES CAMMELL & CO LTD

Cyclops Steel Works, Sheffield.

Pre-1845 to post-1895

CAMMELL, LAIRD & CO LTD

Cyclops Works, Sheffield

At least 1892 - 1919 [used the same marks as Charles Cammell & Co.]

CHALLENGE RAZOR WORKS

Bridgeport, Connecticut

ca. 1891-1898

CHARLTON BROS.

Bread St., Birmingham

In business in 1892

CHINSCRAPER

A trademark of Union Cutlery Co.

ca. 1927-1937

C.F. CIAMPA MANUFACTURERS

Used the "THE KING OF RAZORS REGISTERED TRADEMARK" trademark.

47-1/2 and 147 Portland, Boston, Massachusetts

circa 1910-1915

CLARK BLADE & RAZOR CO

Newark, New Jersey

ca. 1911

CLARK & HALL

Sheffield

1797-1823 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

F.A. CLAUBERG & CO.

Import company

27 Park Place, New York City

Used trademarks: "HALBERD", "THE MIKADO", "IMPERATOR", "TONSORIAL GEM", "RAZOR MAN"

ca. 1885-1926

HENRIE CLAUSS

Fremont or Elyria, Ohio

ca. 1917-1920

CLAUSS

Elyria, Ohio: ca. 1878-1887

Fremont, Ohio: ca. 1887 - present

CLYDE STEEL WORKS

SAMUEL OSBORN & CO

Sheffield 

circa 1878 - at least 1919

JOHN COE & CO

Albion Works, Rockingham Street, Sheffield

In business in 1892

COLLEY & CO

Sheffield

1834 - 1844 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

COLUMBIA CUTLERY CO.

Worcester, Massachusetts

ca. 1905

CONGREVE, CHARLES

Sheffield

1829 - 1843 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

Given as ca. 1830-1865 in Goins'

CONTINENTAL CUTLERY CO

ALFRED FIELD & CO

Westfield Terrace, Sheffield and Edmund Street, Birmingham

At least 1892 to at least 1919

COOPER BROS & SONS LTD

Don Plate Works, Sheffield

1894 - at least 1991

JOHN COPLEY & SONS

Sheffield

1870 to at least 1892

ALEXANDER COPPEL CUTLERY CO

Solingen; had an importing office in New York City

Used "STOLL RAZOR" trademark.

ca. 1821 - present

HENRY COWLISHAW

Hartford, Connecticut

ca. 1881-1911

CRANDALL CUTLERY CO

Previously the Little Valley Knife Association, Little Valley, New York. In 1903, moved to Bradford, Pennsylvania. In 1912, became part of WR Case & Sons.

ca. 1903 - 1912

CRANFORD RAZOR WORKS

Cranford, New Jersey

Trademark of SR DROESCHER

ca. 1916-1924

CRATER RAZOR SALES, INC.

Columbus, Ohio

ca. 1926-1927

CRATER RAZOR COMPANY

Columbus, Ohio

1917-1922

G.F. CREUTZBERG

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The maker of "EAGLE" knives and razors

ca. 1875 - 1943

JONATHAN CROOKES & SON

Rockingham St., Sheffield

at least 1892 to at least 1919

CRUSADER Trademark of Belknap Hardware Co.

Louisville, KY.

Circa 1968-1985

The firm sold in 1985; the "Blue Grass Cutlery" company was formed in 1988 and is now using the "Crusader" trademark.

A.J. CURTISS

Bristol, Connecticut

Used "THE BRISTOL" trademark

ca. 1897

 

D

DARWIN FITZWILLIAM WORKS

Tinsley, Sheffield, England

ca. 1928-1953

 

DEBOER & BACH

An import firm; most of their cutlery was made in England and Germany

ca. 1916-1921

DEPEW

New York City

Used "THE PERFECT RAZOR" trademark

ca. 1882

DERBY RAZOR COMPANY

A subsidiary of Derby Silver Plate Co.

Derby, Connecticut

Made over 150 different kinds of razors, as well as 75+ different kinds of straps

ca. 1896-1902

DIAMOND EDGE

Trademark used by Shapleigh Hardware from ca. 1864-1900

Trademark used by Norvell-Shapleigh from ca. 1902-1915

DIAMOND SPEAR

Trademark used by W. Brokhahne, New York, New York ca. 1878-1906

Trademark used by Challenge Cutlery from 1906-1928

FRED DOLLE

669 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois

Used trademarks "DELUXE" and "REFORM"

ca. 1901-1928

DOMINION CUTLERY CO.

Montreal, Quebec and Westport, Ontario Canada

ca. 1916-1917

S.R. DROESCHER

Importer at 77-79 Warren Street, New York City; later opened a factory in Cranbury, New Jersey

ca. 1891-1924 (manufacture of razors began ca. 1916)

DROESCHER AND BEHAR

44 Murray Street, New York City

Importers.

ca. 1923-1927

DURHAM DUPLEX

Originally, Durham Razor Company. ca. 1925, purchased Alfred Williams Co. Pre-1942, the name changed to Durham-Enders Razor Company of Mystic, Connecticut, under which name they acquired the W&S Butcher Company of Sheffield. By 1970, they were the Durham-Duplex Co. of Sheffield.

ca. 1908-1970

 

E

ELLIS BARBER SUPPLY

116 Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

ca 1893-1922

 

EHLE & HAGEMANN

Brooklyn, New York

ca. 1926-1928

P. EISEMAN

616 N. Queen St., Lancaster, Pennsylvania

ca. 1906-1934

ELECTRIC

Used by Friedman & Lauterjung, New York City ca. 1873-1890. Moved to Newark, New Jersey from ca 1890-1910. Moved to Walden, New York ca. 1910-1920

ELGIN-AMERICAN MANUFACTURING CO.

Elgin, Illinois

1887 - circa 1950

SALIM ELIAS

ca. 1898-1903

SALIM ELIAS & T. ABDOO

Importers, Washington Street, New York City

ca. 1903-1905

THOMAS ELLIN & CO

Sylvester Works, Arundel Street, Sheffield

At least 1892 to at least 1919

ELLIOT, JOSEPH

Sheffield

Trademark: C reversed and C, with a cross between

1821-1854 ("More Old Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, May 1927 p.372-374)

JOSEPH ELLIOTT (ELIOT) & SONS

Hollis Croft, Sheffield

ca. 1795 to present

WM. ELLIOT & CO.

New York City.

ca. 1880-1907; in 1907, the firm was taken over by Adolph Strauss & Co., who continued using "Wm. Elliot & Co." as a trademark.

EMPIRE RAZOR

Winsted, Connecticut 

Mark used by the Empire Knife Company

ca. 1856-1930

ENGLESWERK

Mark used by the Engles Co., New York City (importers).

ca. 1909-1943

JOHN ENGSTROM ESKILSTUNA

ca. 1874-1918

JOHN ENGSTROM, JR.

Little Valley, New York

ca. 1920-1921

C. FRIEDR. ERN & CO.

Solingen, Germany

ca. 1873-present

EVERMOIST RAZOR CO.

Warren, Rhode Island

ca. 1933

EXCELSIOR CUTLERY CO.

Worcester, Massachusetts

ca. 1893-1895; original name of the Swedish Razor Co.

EYE WITNESS (EYEWITNESS) WORKS

NEEDHAM, VEALL & TYZACK

Sheffield

ca. 1865-1925

BJ EYRE & CO

WIEBUSCH & HILGER LTD

Sheffield

ca. 1878 - at least 1919

 

F

FENNEY, FREDERICK

Sheffield

1824 - 1852 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

JOSEPH FENTON & SONS
Sykes Works, Eyre St., Sheffield
1797 to at least 1919

FERRIERI'S FRENCH HONELESS RAZOR
ca. 1920

ALFRED FIELD & CO
Westfield Terrace, Sheffield and Edmund St., Birmingham
at least 1892 - at least 1919

HARRY FISHER

Sheffield

In business in 1892

FLAGG CUTLERY

143 Chambers St., New York City

ca. 1886-1900

FOERY & BAUER

1121 Broadway, Brooklyn, New York

Used "PILGRIM" trademark

ca. 1910-1912

FORD & MEDLEY

Sheffield

In business in 1892

GEORGE FORZLEY & CO.

Importers, 103 Washington St., New York City

ca. 1896

FRIEDMAN (FRIEDMANN) & LAUTERJUNG

New York, New York

In business in 1892

 

G

GEM CUTLERY CO.

34 Reade St., New York City

ca. 1903-1907; later became the Gem Safety Razor Co.

GENEVA CUTLERY CO.

Geneva, New York

By 1912, the largest US manufacturer of razors. In 1928, firm reorganized as Geneva Cutlery Inc.

Used "GENCO" trademark

ca. 1902-1935

GERMANIA CUTLERY WORKS

Germany

ca. 1896-1938. In 1938, the Nazi leadership seized the company.

WM. GILCHRIST

1851: New York City; 1852: Jersey City; 1861: Philadelphia

Used "RAZOR STEEL" trademark

Lincoln was carrying a Gilchrist pocket knife when he was assassinated

ca. 1851-1861

GOLDEN RULE CUTLERY CO. (G.R.C.)

Chicago, Illinois

ca. 1911-1921

A. GRAEF

320 Broadway, New York City

Inventory manufactured by Wester & Butz, Solingen, Germany

ca. 1905-1908

CHARLES G. GRAH

Indianapolis, Indiana

ca. 1889-1925

GREAVES, WILLIAM

Sheffield

1780-1816 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

WILLIAM GREAVES

Sheaf Works, Sheffield

ca. 1820 - 1858

WILLIAM GREAVES AND SONS

Sheffield

Built the Sheaf Works (first large factory in Sheffield) in 1823-6

1816 - 1850 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

GREAVES, W & SONS

THOMAS TURTON & SONS LTD

Sheaf Works, Sheffield

ca. 1845 - at least 1919

GREIST MANUFACTURING COMPANY

New Haven, Connecticut

Razors from ca. 1921-1940, after merging with AC Penn.

GRIFFIN CUTLERY WORKS

Bridgeport, Connecticut, main offices in New York, New York. Briefly in Worcester, Massachusetts from 1919-1921.

ca. 1893 to the present.

 

H

HAHN, PH.

Importer, New York City.

Specialized in German razors

ca. 1881-1889

HALE BROTHERS

Moorfield Works, Allen Street or Snow Lane, Sheffield

ca. 1871 - 1972

HALL, JONATHAN

Sheffield

1795 - 1830 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

HAMBLETON, W.B.

Import agency at 221 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA

Used trademark "DIAMONDINE"

ca. 1887-1888

SAMUEL HANCOCK & SONS

Pea Croft Works 1836 - 1847; Mazeppa Works 1847 - 1909. Both Sheffield

Taken over by Reuss & Co. in 1909

ca. 1836 - 1909

THOMAS HANOVER

Columbia St., Bangor, Maine

Began razor manufacturer in 1891

ca. 1844 - 1901

THOMAS HARDY & SONS

Milton Street, Sheffield

ca. 1868 - at least 1919

HARRINGTON, HENRY

Southbridge, MA.

1818-1876. His business was, in 1925, still operated as Harrington Cutlery Co. ("More Old Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, May 1927 p.372-374)

HARRIS BROS.

In Chicago from ca. 1915 - 1926; then moved the business to New Orleans

ca. 1915 - at least 1926

HARRISON BROS. & HOWSON

Sheffield

1862 - at least 1919

HATEM, NAHOUM

33 Washington St. New York City

Importer of razors

ca. 1903 - 1904

HAWCROFT & PEARSON

Sheffield

1835-1844 ("More Old Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, May 1927 p.372-374)

JOSEPH HAYWOOD & CO

Glamorgan Works, Pond Street, Sheffield

In business in 1892

JA HENCKELS

Solingen, Germany

at least ca. 1731 - present

HERBRAND

Fremont, Ohio

ca. 1894 - 1929

HIBBARD, SPENCER, BARTLETT & CO

Chicago, Illinois

Trademarks used include: "OVB", "Our Very Best", "HibSpeBar", and "ReyONoc"

Now known as True Value Hardware

ca. 1855 - 1960

HM & CO

HILLS, MENKE & CO

Birmingham

In business in 1892

HENRY HOBSON & SON

Sheffield and London

ca. 1868 - at least 1919

HOBSON, HOUGHTON & CO LTD

Don Steel Works, Sheffield

ca. 1863 to at least 1919

JONATHAN HOBSON

Sheffield

In business in 1787

HOLTZ, JACOB

889 Broadway, New York City

ca. 1929 - 1930

HOME RUN RAZOR

Stamped also "Ellis Barber Supply Co., Pittsburgh, PA"

ca. 1893 - 1922

HONELESS RAZOR & CUTLERY CO.

Seattle, Washington

Incorporated 1920

HOOSIER RAZOR

Also marked: "Cas. G. Grah Indianapolis, Ind. Made in Germany"

ca. 1889 - 1925

W & S HORRABIN

Sheffield

ca. 1867

R. HOVENDEN (HOVENDER) & SONS

London

In business in 1892

HOWELL & CO LTD

Sheffield Tube Works, Sheffield

ca 1872 - at least 1919

WR HUMPHREYS & CO

Denby Street, Sheffield

ca. 1875 - at least 1919

HUNOLD

33 Aborn St., Providence, Rhode Island

Importer of razors

ca. 1893 - 1927

HUNT, JONATHAN

Sheffield

1829 - 1837 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

MICHAEL HUNTER & SONS

Talbot Works, Sheffield

1884 - at least 1892

HUSTLER

CLIFTON & CO LTD

Meadow St., Sheffield

at least 1892 to at least 1919

W & H HUTCHINSON (HUTCHENSON)

Sheffield

ca. 1878 - at least 1919

 

I

IXL

GEORGE WOSTENHOLM & SON

Rockingham Works ca. 1694 - 1847

Washington Works, Sheffield ca. 1847 - at least 1991

IBBOTSON, PEACE & CO

84 Russell St., Sheffield

Later became W.K. Peace & Company

ca. 1847 - 1864

IMPERIAL KNIFE ASSOCIATED COMPANIES

Main offices in Providence, Rhode Island

Associated with Ulster Knife Co., Schrade, Rogers-Wolstenholme, Richards, and Stag Cutlery.

ca. 1945 - present

IMPERIAL RAZOR

Trademark used by A. Kastor & Brothers

ca. 1886 - 1945

INTERNATIONAL RAZOR CO.

The maker of the Presto Safety Razor. ca. 1916 - 1919

IVORY SAFETY RAZOR COMPANY

Railway Exchange Building, Chicago, Illinois.

ca. 1912

 

J

JACKSON KNIFE & SHEAR CO.

Took over the business of Sprague Cutlery Co of Buchanan, Michigan

In 1907, became Jackson Shear & Razor Co.; In 1908 became Jackson Shear Co. By 1920, only shears made.

Fremont, Ohio

c. 1893 - 1904

PW JACKSON & CO

29 W. Maryland St., Indianapolis, Indiana in 1935; moved to 135 S. Illinois St. by 1940; in 1960 at 118 S. Meridian St.

A barber supply co. ca. 1935-1960

WILLIAM JACKSON & CO

Sheaf Island Works, Sheffield

c. 1850 - 1892

JAEGER SUPPLY CO.

Springfield, Illinois

Used "Red Point" trademark of Utica Knife & Razor

ca. 1924 - 1935

CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON & CO

Sheffield

ca 1865 - present

GEORGE JOHNSON & CO

Sheffield

In business in 1892

1810-1855 ("More Old Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, May 1927 p.372-374)

JOHNSON, JAMES

Fitzwilliam Street, Sheffield

1818-1853 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

JOHNSON WESTERN WORKS

see CHRISTOPER JOHNSON & CO

JEAN JORDEAU INC.

562 5th Ave., New York City and 3rd and Sloan Sts., South Orange, New York.

"ZIP" trademark

ca. 1912 - 1949

M. JUNG

Importer

90 70th St., Brooklyn, NY; moved to 149-151 Church St., New York City in 1921

ca. 1911 - 1923

M. JUNG RAZOR CORP.

252 40th St., Brooklyn, NY (factory); 36 Warren St., New York City (main offices)

ca. 1918 - 1923

NASIB JUREIDINI

1 Eldon St., Sheffield

ca. 1893

SAID KHALIL JUREIDINI

Importer

2 Carlisle St., New York City.

ca. 1893

AR JUSTICE (JUSTUS) CO

14 N. 5th St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

"Battle Axe" trademark

ca. 1877 - 1937

 

K

KAMPFE BROS.

ca. 1880 - 1915

In 1915, this firm changed their name to the Star Safety Razor Corporation

FRANK KAPPLER

11 South 6th St, Allentown, Pennsylvania.

ca. 1885 - 1915

A. KASTOR & BROS

New York City

Trademarks used: "Imperial Razor Company", four-leaf clover, "XLNT", "K & Co GERMANY", and others

About 1901, Kastor & Bros purchased the Camillus Knife Company of Camillus, New York. They changed the name in 1902 to the Camillus Cutlery Co. In 1947, the name Kastor was dropped completely, although they are still in business as Camillus.

ca. 1876 - 1947

STANLEY M. CATTELL

35 Oak Street, Binghamton, New York

ca. 1914-1918

KEENO

Located at the corner of 4th and Fort Streets, Detroit, Michigan

ca. 1907-1911

HENRY KEIDEL & CO.

405-407 West German St., Baltimore, Maryland

ca. 1877-1926

P. KHOURI

No. 60 Washington St., New York City

ca. 1903

FRED W. KIEFER CO.

Kirkwood, Missouri

Trademark: "HONEY GIRL"

ca. 1924 - 1945

KING RAZOR MFG. CO.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; moved to Indiana, Pennsylvania in 1911.

ca. 1904 - 1919

WILLIAM J. KLAUBERG

New York City

ca. 1895 - 1940

KLEEBLATT B.S. CO.

A barber supply company, located in Sioux City, Iowa

ca. 1912-1934

KLEIN & KLEIN

487 Broadway, New York City

In 1919, they became the Lewis Manufacturing Company

ca. 1917-1919

THEO A. KOCH

659 Wells St., Chicago Illinois

Trademark: "Pletzl"

ca. 1913 - 1917

KOKEN BARBER SUPPLY

2528 Texas Ave., St. Louis, Missouri

ca. 1896 - 1925

GEORGE W. KORN RAZOR MANUFACTURING CO.

Little Valley, New York

This factory made razors for many firms, including Case, Cattaraugus, and Sears & Roebuck

ca. 1900 - 1925

R. KORKEMAS & CO

34-40 West Street, New York City

Trademark: "Teddy Bear"

ca. 1907

PAUL A. KRAUSE BARBER SUPPLY

118 S. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, Indiana

Trademark: "Little Dutch"

ca. 1925

KRAUT & DOHNAL

Chicago, Illinois

Trademarks: "Conquer-All", "Barber's Tip", "TopNotch"

ca. 1902-1937

 

L

LAFAYETTE CUTLERY CO

Trademark used by Wiebusch & Hilger

ca. 1909 - 1928

LANDERS, FRARY & CLARK

New Britain, Connecticut

ca. 1865 - 1950

WM. LANGBEIN & BROS.

61 Centre Street, New York City until 1917, then Brooklyn, New York

ca. 1910-1940

LAYMAN & CAREY CO.

Indianapolis

ca. 1873-1915

JAQUES LECOULTRE

Switzerland; in 1919, Chas. F. Colomb, West Hoboken, New Jersey was the sole importer

ca. 1830 - 1919

LEDET

Safety-type razor maker

ca. 1919

LIBERTY BELL RAZORS

Trademark used by A. Shaheen & Co.

ca. 1903 - 1905

LITT CUTLERY CO.

ca. 1918 - 1922

LITTLE VALLEY KNIFE ASSOCIATION

Little Valley, New York

Trademarks: "LVK ASSN", "I Must Kut"

ca. 1900 - 1905

LOCKWOOD BROS LTD

Arundel Street, Sheffield

ca. 1849 - present

HG LONG & CO

LONG HAWKSLEY & MARPLES

LONG HAWKSLEY & CO

Hallamshire Works, Rockingham St., Sheffield

ca. 1846 - present

LUDO SHEAR & RAZOR WORKS

Solingen, Germany

ca. 1930 - 1971

 

M

MAHER & GROSH

Toledo, OH from 1875; moved to Clyde OH ca. 1963

c. 1875 - present

MALHAMI & SON

Operated by George Malhami, a citizen of Turkey, and his son Gabriel

39 Broadway, New York City

ca. 1904

NAJEEB MALLUK

A citizen of Turkey; import agency at 31-33 Broadway, New York City

ca. 1895 - 1896

MANHATTAN CUTLERY CO

JOHN NEWTON & CO

Manhattan Works, Sheffield

In business in 1892

or

JOHN WATTS

Sheffield

ca. 1855 - 1919 also a trademark used by BOKER

ca. 1868 - 1906

MANUFACTURERS DEALERS CO

Pittsburg, KS and Boston, MA

ca. 1921

JOSEPH MAPPIN & BROTHERS

No 32 Norfolk Street, Sheffield

1853 - ?? ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

Given ca. 1848 - 1853 in Goins

MAPPIN BROS

Queen's Cutlery Works, Bakers Hill, Sheffield, England from 1851

Founded ca. 1810; Mappin Brothers from ca. 1848 - 1902, when they joined Mappin & Webb

MAPPIN & WEBB CO

Royal Cutlery Works, Norfolk Street, Sheffield

ca 1835 - present

MARATHON RAZOR BLADE CO.

123 - 125 Colt Street, Irvington, NJ

ca. 1923 - 1933

MARPLES & CO

Sheffield

At least 1892 to at least 1919

MARSDEN BROS & CO

Sheffield

In business in 1892

MARSDEN & BEETON

Middlesex Works, Sheffield

At least 1892 to at least 1919

MARCH BROS & CO

Pond Works, Sheffield until 1852

Navigation Works, Sheffield ca. 1853 - 1920

MARSH & SHEPHERD

Castle Hill, Sheffield

ca. 1817 - 1825

MARSHES & SHEPHERD

Sheffield

Pond Works in 1840

1825 - 1850

MATTHEWS & LIVELY

ca. 1905 - 1927

JOHN McCLORY & SONS LTD

Sheffield

ca. 1870 - at least 1919

HUGO MELCHIOR SUPPLY CO.

Omaha, Nebraska with main offices in Chicago, Illinois

ca. 1887 - 1939

METROPOLITAN MANUFACTURING CO

New York, New York

ca. 1896 - 1904

PETER J. MICHELS

New York City and Brooklyn, New York

ca. 1914 - 1955

MILLBURY RAZOR CO.

Millbury, MA. Sold to Case Brothers

ca. 1900

WM. MORLEY & SONS

ca. 1913 - 1927

E. MORRIS MFG. CO.

Detroit, Michigan

ca. 1919 - 1950

JOHN MORTON & CO

Wolverhampton, Sheffield, and London

In business in 1892

MOSHEY & RAHAIM

Import agency at 58 West Street, New York City

ca. 1902 - 1906

 

N

NATIONAL RAZOR MANUFACTURING CO.

Freemont, Ohio and Lisbon, Ohio

ca. 1919 - 1923

NAYLOR & SANDERSON

Sheffield

ca. 1795 - 1830

Became Sanderson Brothers

NAYLOR & SON

Coalpit Lane, Sheffield

Became Naylor & Sanderson

ca. 1787 - 1795

CE NEEDHAM & BROS

21 Sidney St., Sheffield

ca. 1860 - 1953

NEEDHAM, VEALL (VEAL) & TYZACK

Eye Witness Works, Milton Street, Sheffield

ca. 1865 - present

NEV-A-HONE RAZOR STROP CO.

New York

ca. 1906 - 1914

NEW ENGLAND RAZOR CO.

ca. 1935 NEW YORK RAZOR CO.

15 Portland, Boston, MA.

ca. 1905

FRANCIS NEWTON & SONS

Portobello Works, Sheffield

ca. 1838 - 1920

BENJAMIN NICHOLSON & SONS

Shoreham Steel Works, Sheffield

In business in 1892

JOHN NICHOLSON & SONS

Mowbray Steel Works, Sheffield

ca. 1847 - 1953

WILLIAM & THOMAS NICHOLSON

Sheffield

In business in 1797

NILES RAZOR CO.

Fremont, OH

ca. 1926

T. NOONAN & SON

Boston, MA.

Trademark: "TUKUM"

ca. 1901 - 1960

NORRIS, SAMUEL

Sheffield

1795 - 1815 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

NORTHFIELD CUTLERY CO.

A mark used by NORTHFIELD KNIFE CO.

Connecticut

ca. 1858 - 1919

NORWICH CUTLERY CO.

Norwich, Connecticut

ca. 1890 - 1934

NOVELTY SALES COMPANY

1547 Broadway, New York City

Trademark: "All In One"

ca. 1909 - 1910

JOHN NOWELL (NOWELL) & SONS

Nowell Cutlery Works, Scotland St., Sheffield

1842 - present

 

O

C & M OBENAUER

213 Washington St., Binghamton, NY

ca. 1895 - 1903

ONTARIO CUTLERY CO.

Geneva, New York

ca. 1904 - present

OSGOOD, BRAY & CO

44 Bedford St. and 19 Avon St., Boston, MA

ca. 1901 - 1905

OWL

WALSH, LOVETT & CO

Birmingham

In business in 1892

 

P

PAL CUTLERY CO.

ca. 1945 - 1953

PALAZZOLO

425 East 14th St., New York City

ca. 1914

PARKIN
STANIFORTH PARKIN & CO

Sheffield

Trademark: Parkin

1785 - 1800 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

PARTON AND OSBORNE

Birmingham and Middlesex

In business in 1892

HANNAH PATTEN

Sheffield

At least 1787 to 1803

PEARLDUCK, INC

224 Canal St., New York City

Trademark: "DUBL DUCK"

Formerly Bresduck, Inc.

ca. 1947 - 1952

PEERLESS CUTLERY CO.

513 Broadway, New York City

ca. 1920 - 1921

PELLAR-BAZELON

1 North La Salle St., Chicago, Illinois

Trademark: "Bia Stroke"

ca. 1932

A C PENN

Principal offices/factory at 135-9 Jackson St., Newark, NJ; offices also in the Singer Building, New York City

ca. 1914 - 1940

PENQUIN

A trademark used by Rider Razor Company

ca. 1937 - 1938

PERFECTION CUTLERY CO.

Previously International Razor Co.; later Poughkeepsie Cutlery Works

Trademark: "POCUT"

ca. 1919

JOHN PETTY AND SONS

Perth Works, Garden Street, Sheffield

ca. 1858 - 1953

PHILADELPHIA BARBER SUPPLY CO

ca. 1900 - 1906

CHARLES PICKSLAY & CO

Sheffield

1832 - 1843 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

PIKE MANUFACTURING CO

Factories in: Pike, NH; Littleton, NH; Evansville, VT; Orleans, IN; Hot Springs, AK; New York City

ca. 1917 - 1918

PINE KNOT

Trademark of Belknap Hardware Co.

Louisville, KY.

Circa 1968-1985 (listed ca. 1930 - 1940 in Goins)

The firm sold in 1985; the "Blue Grass Cutlery" company was formed in 1988 and is now using the "Pine Knot" trademark.

C. PLATTS & SONS

Gowanda, New York until 1897, then Eldred, Pennsylvania

ca. 1896 - 1900

C. PLATTS' SONS

Eldred, Pennsylvania

ca. 1900 - 1905

PLATTS BROS

Andover, New York until 1911; then Union, New York

ca. 1907 - 1913

JOHN HENRY POTTERY

Sheffield

1884 - 1938

POUGHKEEPSIE CUTLERY WORKS

Poughkeepsie, NY

ca. 1918 - 1925

PRESTON BROS.

Importers; Norwich, CT

ca. 1899 - 1920

PRIBYL BROS. CELEBRATED CUTLERY

Chicago, Illinois

ca. 1880 - 1905

M. PRICE

San Francisco, CA

ca. 1856 - 1889

PRIMA

KANNREUTHER & CO

Birmingham

In business in 1892

JOHN PRIMBLE

The trademark of Belknap Hardware Co.

Louisville, KY.

Circa 1968-1985

The firm sold in 1985; the "Blue Grass Cutlery" company was formed in 1988 and is now using the "John Primble" trademark.

 

Q

QUALITY BARBER SUPPLY & CUTLERY CO

1722 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago, Illinois

ca. 1921

 

R

JOHN & WILLIAM RAGG

Nursery Works, Eldon Street, Sheffield

ca. 1825 - 1953

S. RAHAM

60 Washington St., New York City

Previously Rahaim & Malhami

ca. 1902 - 1903

RAHAIM & MALHAMI

ca. 1898 - 1901

RANSOM & RANDOLPH

80 North Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN until 1887; then 513 Jefferson St., Toledo, OH

ca. 1884 - 1892

RAZORINE MANUFACTURING CO

Offices at 69 Warren St., New York City and London, England

ca. 1893 - 1904

RED POINT

Trademark used by the Utica Knife & Razor Co.

ca. 1924 - 1935

REICHARD & SCHEUBER MFG CO

66 Duane St., New York City

Later became American Safety Razor Co.

ca. 1903 - 1920

F. ALFRED REICHARDT

63 Barclay St., New York City

ca. 1882 - 1911

REINHARD - DINKELMANN & CO

607 North Sixth St., St. Louis

ca. 1885

REX RAZOR CO. INC.

New York

ca. 1918

FREDERICK REYNOLDS

Birmingham

In business in 1892

DANIEL H. RIDER

Did business as "Rider Safety Razor Co." and "Gay Blade Co."

New York City

ca. 1930 - 1938

ROBERTS, SMITH & CO

Sheffield

In business in 1828

ROBESON CUTLERY WORKS

Rochester, New York

ca. 1907 - at least 1991

JOSEPH RODGERS (ROGERS) & SONS

Norfolk St., Sheffield

Appointed cutlers to His Majesty King George IV in 1821; chosen as one of 5 firms to make cutlery specimens for presentation to the Duke of York in 1826 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

1682 - at least 1991

WILLIAM A. ROGERS, LTD

Hartford, Connecticut and New York, New York

ca. 1894 - 1929

Succeeded by Oneida Ltd.

WILLIAM ROGERS, JR

Hartford, Connecticut

1841-1878

Succeeded by Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co.

WILLIAM ROGERS MANUFACTURING CO.

Hartford, Connecticut

1865-1898

Succeeded by International Silver Co.

WILLIAM G. ROGERS

New York, New York

ca. 1901 - at least 1922

WILLIAM H. ROGERS

Hartford, Connecticut

ca. 1888 - at least 1915

WILLIAM H. ROGERS CORP.

Plainfield, New Jersey

ca. 1901 to at least 1918

ROLKA & KLEIN

25 Whitehall St, New York City until 1910; then 110 Grane St.

ca. 1906 - 1911

ROSTFREI

German for "Rust-Free", or Stainless Steel

JOHN RUSSELL CUTLERY CO.

Turner Falls, Massachusetts

ca. 1834 - at least 1922

 

S

SAMSTAG & HILDER BROS

1200 Broadway, New York City

ca. 1921 - 1922

E E SCHAAF BARBER SUPPLY

Indianapolis, Indiana

ca. 1914 - 1926

J M SCHMID & SON

Providence, Rhode Island

ca. 1871 - 1964

HENRY SEARS & CO

Chicago, Illinois

ca. 1865 - 1879

H. SEARS MFG

Chicago, Illinois

ca. 1879 - 1883

HENRY SEARS & SON

Chicago, Illinois

ca. 1883 - 1897

SEARS, ROEBUCK

Chicago, Illinois

1893 - present

SEEBOHM (SEEBAHM) & DIECKSTAHL

Dannemora Steel Works, Sheffield

ca. 1881 - 1967 KC SEELBACH

260 West Broadway, New York City

ca. 1925 - 1947

JOHN SELLERS & SONS

Sheffield and New York City

ca. 1820 - 1953

SENECA RAZOR & MFG CO

Geneva, New York

ca. 1909

A. SHAHEEN & CO

69 Washington St., New York City

ca. 1903 - 1905

JOHN SHAW & SONS

Wolverhampton and Sheffield

In business in 1892

SHEFFIELD FLATWARE CO. LTD

Sheffield

At least 1892 to at least 1919

SHEFFIELD INDUSTRIAL & PROVIDENT CUTLERY TRADING CO

Sheffield

In business in 1892

SHEFFIELD MFG CORP

New Jersey

ca. 1929 - 1947

SHEFFIELD SAFETY SHAVER CO.

Sheffield

At least 1892 to at least 1919

SHEFFIELD SCISSOR, RAZOR & TOOL CO

Sheffield

At least 1892 to at least 1919

J. SHEPHARD

Birmingham

In business in 1817

SHEPHERD, JOHN

Sheffield

Trademark: Crown and Wolf

1770-1795 ("More Old Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, May 1927 p.372-374); ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

SHERMAN CUTLERY CO.

Keyport, New Jersey

ca. 1901 - 1916

SHUMATE RAZOR CO

Austin, TX until 1904, then St. Louis, Missouri

ca. 1900 - 1920

SHUMATE CUTLERY CO

St. Louis, Missouri

ca. 1920 - 1932

SIMMONS HARDWARE CO

St. Louis, Missouri

Trademark: "KEEN KUTTER"

ca. 1868 - 1960

SLACK & GRINOLD

Bath Works, Sheffield

In business in 1892

SLATER BROS

Arundel Street and Fitzwilliam Street, Sheffield

ca. 1850 - at least 1919

GEORGE SMITH & SONS

Peacroft, Sheffield

Trademark: Cross and "Smith"

In business in 1774

1770-1785 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

HH SMITH CO

Indianapolis, Indiana

ca. 1945 - 1960

J SMITH & SON

Arundel Street, Sheffield

In business in 1828

SMITH BROTHERS

Boston, Massachusetts

ca. 1860 - 1910

SOUTH BEND CUTLERY CO

405 Madison St., South Bend, Indiana

ca. 1921 - 1923

SOUTHERN & RICHARDSON

Sheffield

1863-1920

ca. 1846 - 1975 in Goins

1847 - ?? ("More Old Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, May 1927 p.372-374)

A. SPAGNA & L CLINCO

New York City

ca. 1912 - 1925

SPERRY & ALEXANDER

New York City

ca. 1893 - 1927

STACEY BROS

Ark Works, Rockingham St., Sheffield

ca. 1847 - 1941

STANDARD RAZOR CO

Wichita, Kansas

ca. 1920 - 1921

STANDART BROS

Detroit, Michigan

ca. 1898 - 1923

WILLIAM STANIFORTH (STANIFARTH)

Hackenthorpe (near Sheffield)

In business in 1892

WILLIAM THOMAS STANIFORTH (STANIFARTH)

Ascend Works, Arundel Lane, Sheffield and 26 Edmund Rd., Old Mill Cottage, Sheffield

ca 1863 - at least 1919

ca. 1852 - 1906 in Goins

STANIFORTH, PARKIN & CO

Sheffield

Trademark: Parkin

1785 - 1800. ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

W. STENTON & SON

New York City

ca. 1846 - 1860

RS STENTON

New York City

ca. 1846 - 1860

B. STRAUSS COMPANY

31 Union Square, New York City

ca. 1909 - 1910

STRUTH & CLOTTU

129 North Wells St., Chicago, Illinois

ca. 1921 - 1922

SWEDISH RAZOR CO

95 Foster St., Worcester, Massachusetts

Formerly Excelsior Cutlery Co (1893 - 1895)

ca. 1895 - 1904

SWEDISH STEEL FORGING CO

Trademark: SSA (Svenska Stalsmides Aktich)

Sole North American distributor: Eric Mellgren of 114-118 West 39th St, New York City

ca. 1918 - 1920

SYRACUSE CUTLERY CO

Syracuse, New York

ca. 1904

 

T

C J TAGLIABUE

53 Fulton St., New York City

ca. 1906 - 1907

GEORGE H TAYLOR & BROTHER

Times Works, Sheffield

At least 1851 to at least 1892

LM TAYLOR

Cincinnati, Ohio

ca. 1905 - 1925

TAYLOR BROS

Sheffield

At least 1851 to at least 1919

TAYLOR BROS CUTLERY CO

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

ca. 1885 - 1922

TAYLOR WITNESS

NEEDHAM, VEALL (VEAL) & TYZACK

Eye Witness Works, Sheffield

ca. 1865 - 1925

THOMAS TURNER & CO

Suffolk Works, Sheffield

ca. 1834-1921

THOMPSON RAZOR & CUTLERY CO

Baltimore, Maryland

ca. 1919

TIDIOUTE CUTLERY CO

Tidioute, Pennsylvania

ca. 1897 - 1902

TIDIOUTE RAZOR CO

Trademark used by the Union Razor Co.

ca. 1902 - 1906

TIPTON CUTLERY CO

Tipton, Indiana

ca. 1915 - 1920

JS TORRENCE

9 Main St., San Francisco, California

ca. 1914 - 1915

TORREY RAZOR CO

Worcester, Massachusetts

ca 1858 - 1963

TRENTON RAZOR CO

Trademark later used by Boker

ca. 1880 - 1906

JOSEPH TURNER

Worcester, Massachusetts

ca. 1880

TWENTY GRAND

Spencer, Indiana

ca. 1932 - 1948

JOSEPH TYZACK & SON

Heely (near Sheffield)

ca. 1842- at least 1919

 

U

U J ULERY

7 Warren St., New York City

ca. 1902 - 1921

C F ULMER

Portland, Maine

ca. 1890 - 1928

UNITED DRUG CO

Boston, Massachusetts

ca. 1913 - 1941

UNWIN & ROGERS (RODGERS) LTD.

Globe Works, Sheffield

In business in 1892

UTICA CUTLERY CO

Utica, New York

ca. 1910 - present

UTICA KNIFE & RAZOR CO

Utica, New York

ca. 1924 - 1935

 

V

VAN CAMP HARDWARE & IRON CO

Indianapolis, Indiana

ca. 1888 - 1960

VOM CLEFF, R

Import agency at 105 Duane St., New York City

Used trademark "DIAMONDINE"

ca. 1885-1926

VONNEGUT HARDWARE CO

Indianapolis, Indiana

ca. 1852 - 1965

ERNEST VOOS

New Haven, Connecticut

ca. 1879 - 1919

 

W

WADE, ROBERT

Sheffield

1810 - 1818 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

WADE & BUTCHER

A successor to Robert Wade; succeeded by Butcher, Brown & Butcher

Sheffield

1818-1890 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

WADE, WINGFIELD (WINFIELD) & ROWBOTHAM

Sheffield

ca. 1835 - 1852

WILLIAM & SAMUEL BUTCHER
WADE & BUTCHER

Eyre Lane, Sheffield.

circa 1845 to at least 1919

1830 -? ("More Old Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, May 1927 p.372-374)

WALKER & HALL

Electro Works, Sheffield

1852 - 1961

SAMUEL WARBURTON

Holliscroft, Sheffield

at least 1774 to at least 1797

WARBURTON, THOMAS

Sheffield

Trademark: Lisbon

1770-1835 ("More Old Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, May 1927 p.372-374)

WASHINGTON CUTLERY CO

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

ca. 1898 - 1902

EDWARD WECK

New York City and Brooklyn, New York

ca. 1893 - present

WHITE EAGLE CO

332 Washington St., New Britain, Connecticut

ca. 1919 - 1920

WIEBUSCH & HILGER LTD

Import agency in New York City

ca. 1876 - 1928

WILBERT CUTLERY CO

Trademark used by Sears, Roebuck & Co.

Chicago, Illinois

ca. 1908 - 1921

WILKINSON SWORD CO LTD

Arundel Lane, Sheffield

ca. 1772 - present

H. WILKINSON

Front Street, Hartford, Connecticut

ca. 1843

WILLIAM WILSON & SON

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

ca. 1900 to at least 1920

WILSON, HAWKESWORTH, ELLISON & CO

Carlisle Works, Arundel Lane, Sheffield

ca. 1857 - 1864

JACOB WISS CUTLERY CO.

Newark, New Jersey

ca. 1848 - 1885

J. WISS & SONS

Newark, New Jersey

ca. 1885 - 1969, when they were purchased by Boker

A. WITTE CUTLERY CO

New York City and Brooklyn

ca. 1880 - 1930

FRANCIS T WITTE HARDWARE CO

Sheffield and New York City

1856 - at least 1892

CF WOLFERTZ CO

Allentown, Pennsylvania

ca. 1862 - 1873

WOLFERTZ & WALDMAN

Allentown, Pennsylvania

ca. 1873 - 1905

WOLFERTZ & CO

Allentown, Pennsylvania

ca. 1905 - 1944

GEORGE WOODHEAD & SON

Howard St., Sheffield

ca 1845 - 1869

WOODWORTH KNIFE WORKS

Nunda, New York

ca. 1878 - 1921

B WORTH & SON

Sheffield

ca. 1873 - 1953

WOSTENHOLM, GEORGE

Sheffield

1797 - 1823 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

GEORGE WOSTENHOLM & SON

Successors to George Wostenholm in 1823 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

Rockingham Works ca. 1694 - 1847

Washington Works, Sheffield ca. 1847 - at least 1991

JOHN WRAGG

Sheffield

ca. 1832 - 1900

 

XYZ

YANKEE CUTLERY CO

Trademark of Reichard until 1933, then of American Safety Razor

ca. 1903 - 1953

YOUNG SAFETY RAZOR CO

1707 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

ca. 1912 - 1914

 

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