Straigt-Razor with Thumb-Rest
InventionImprovements in Razors
FiledSaturday, 31st January 1874
PublishedTuesday, 17th February 1874
InventorGeorge A. Whitmarsh
OwnersF. E. Miner, George A. Whitmarsh
Safety razors with fixed blade, e.g. with moulded-in blade
Performing Operations; Transporting
Hand Cutting Tools; Cutting; Severing
Hand-Held Cutting Tools Not Otherwise Provided For
Razors of the open or knife type; Safety razors or other shaving implements of the planing type; Hair-trimming devices involving a razor-blade; Equipment therefor
Razors of the open or knife type; Safety razors or other shaving implements of the planing type; Hair-trimming devices involving a razor-blade; Equipment therefor involving unchangeable blades
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To all whom it may concern:
Be it known that I, George A. Whitmarsh, of Colton, in the county of St. Lawrence and State of New York, have invented a new and useful, Improvement in Razors, of which the following is a specification:
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My invention has for its object to improve the construction of razors, so that they may be more conveniently and safely held in the proper position to be used.
The invention consists in a razor-blade made with a short cutting part and a long shank having a thumb-rest formed upon it, as hereinafter fully described.
Having thus described my invention, I claim as new and desire to secure by Letters Patent—
A razor-blade made with a short cutting part and a long shank, having a thumb-rest,
George A. Whitmarsh
James T. Graham,
T. B. Mosher.