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1985

  • Work on this object began.

1992

  • We acquired this object.

1995

  • Work on this object ended.

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2022

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Good Grips Scissors

This is a Scissors. It was designed by Stephen Russak, Stephen Allendorf, Daniel Formosa, Tucker Viemeister, Davin Stowell, Michael Calahan, Jürgen Laub, Stephen Wahl and Sam Farber and manufactured by OXO International and firm: Smart Design, Inc.. It is dated ca. 1990 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is stainless steel, santoprene (thermoplastic rubber), abs plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by OXO International and OXO International. It is credited Gift of OXO International.

  • Tonsillotome (France)
  • brass, steel, ivory.
  • Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, 1978.0874.02.
  • 14.2012.73

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Its dimensions are

23 x 6.5 cm (9 1/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Good Grips Scissors; Designed by Davin Stowell (American, b. 1953), Tucker Viemeister (American, b. 1948), Daniel Formosa (American, b. 1953), Stephen Russak (American, b. 1962), Stephen Allendorf (American, b. 1954), Michael Calahan (American, b. 1965), Jürgen Laub (German, b. 1964), Stephen Wahl (American,), Sam Farber (American, 1924 - 2013); Manufactured by OXO International (United States); Firm: Smart Design, Inc. (United States); USA; stainless steel, santoprene (thermoplastic rubber), abs plastic; 23 x 6.5 cm (9 1/16 x 2 9/16 in.); Gift of OXO International; 1992-52-25

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