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This hair thinning and trimming tool resembles a folding straight razor. The black handle is engraved "To Be Used With / Durham-Duplex Blades" on one side and "Durham Demonstrator" on the other. The blade is marked "Pat'd U.S.A. May, 28 07."
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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