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S50 Standard Electric Razor, 1950

This is a Electric Razor. It was manufactured by Braun AG. It is dated 1950 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is metal, plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Patricia Pastor. It is credited Gift of Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor.

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Its dimensions are

11.2 x 4.4 x 4 cm (4 7/16 x 1 3/4 x 1 9/16 in. )

It has the following markings

"BRAUN, S 50 STANDARD" on body.

Cite this object as

S50 Standard Electric Razor, 1950; Manufactured by Braun AG (Germany); Germany; metal, plastic; 11.2 x 4.4 x 4 cm (4 7/16 x 1 3/4 x 1 9/16 in. ); Gift of Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor; 1986-99-33-a/d

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