Home Safety Razor
Filed Thursday, 18th July 1889
Published Tuesday, 26th November 1889
Inventor Henry B. Leach
Owner Leonard H. Cook
Language EnglishCPC Classification:
Safety razors with one or more blades arranged transversely to the handle involving blades with only one cutting edge
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 changeable blades
Safety razors with one or more blades arranged transversely to the handle
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To all whom it may concern:
Be it known that I, Henry B. Leach, of Boston, in the county of Suffolk and State of Massachusetts, have invented a certain new and useful Improvement in Safety-Razors, of which the following, taken in connection with the accompanying drawings, is a specification.
The object of my invention is to provide a safety-razor frame with a detachable handle, said handle being adapted to hold the razor-frame firmly during the operation of shaving, but arranged in such form that it can be easily detached when necessary. I attain this object by the mechanism shown in the accompanying drawings, in which—
Referring to the drawings,
In the construction shown in
In a safety-razor, the combination of a frame, with its blade
In testimony whereof I have signed my name to this specification, in the presence of two subscribing witnesses, on this 16th day, of July, A. D. 1889.
Henry B. Leach.
Frank G. Parker,
William H. Parry.