Fox Safety Razor
FiledTuesday, 19th December 1893
PublishedTuesday, 8th May 1894
InventorEgon Lothar Schmitz
Means integral with, or attached to, the razor for stropping the 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
Details or accessories
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To all whom it may concern:
Be it known that I, Egon Lothar Schmitz, a citizen of the United States, residing in the city, county, and State of New York, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Safety-Razors, of which the following is a specification.
The object of my invention is to provide a new and improved handle for the razor, which is so constructed that a firmer and better hold can be obtained of the razor and the same moved over the face with greater facility; and a further object of my invention is to provide a handle which can be readily connected with the blade-holder to be used for holding the blade while stropping the same, whereby the blade can be held in such a manner that it does not shift on the handle while stropping, and consequently cannot cut and deface the strop.
The invention consists in the combination with the razor-frame having a screw-threaded stem, of a tapering handle provided at its smaller end with a ferrule, having an internal screw-thread that engages the thread of the screw stem on the razor-frame, said ferrule being also provided on its inner surface with a projection that is adapted to be forced into a slit in the base end of a blade-holder that is inserted in said ferrule.
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Having thus described my invention, I claim as new and desire to secure by Letters Patent—
In a safety-razor, the combination with a blade-holding frame having a screw-threaded stem on its bottom, of a tapering handle provided at its smaller end with an internally threaded ferrule into which the stem on the blade holding frame can be screwed, said ferrule also having an internal projection, and a blade-holder having a tubular lower spring end fitting in the ferrule of the handle, which tubular end of the blade-holder is provided with a slit into which the interior projection of the ferrule can pass, when the blade-holder is inserted into said ferrule, substantially as set forth.
In testimony that I claim the foregoing as my invention I have signed my name in presence of two subscribing witnesses.
Egon Lothar Schmitz.
Oscar F. Gunz,
K. R. Brennan.