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Electric Shaver Display

TitleElectric Shaver Display
Object NameElectric Shaver Display
Manufactured BySunbeam
DescriptionPlastic casing for display mount of Shavemaster electric shavers with the advertising slogan "This Exclusive Head, Is Winning America to Dry Shaving, Sunbeam, Shavemaster." Two (2) shavers are missing from the display. The casing holds electric components with electrical cord. Sunbeam introduced the Shavemaster in 1937. The “Winning America to Dry Shaving” ad campaign was promoted in 1940 including an ad in Life Magazine from September 9, 1940.
Date Manufacturedc. 1940
MaterialUrea Formaldehyde
Manufacturing ProcessCompression Molded
Number of Objects1
Accession Number2009_079.047
DonorGift of Lawrence J. Broutman
Broad SubjectPersonal Care and Toiletries
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