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Set, manicure (Cuticle stick)

Cuticle Stick. Material: celluloid. Size: 3/8" W. x 4 1/8" L. Description: cream colored celluloid "orange" cuticle stick tool, one end pointed, one end rounded; found in manicure case (#48.82.42a) with tools (#48.82.42 b,c,d,e) and buttonhook (#48.82.42f).

Set, manicure (Button hook)

Button Hook. Material: celluloid and metal. Size: 3/8" W. x 4 5/8" L. x 1/4" D. Description: silver tone metal button hook tool attached to a cream colored celluloid handle; found in manicure case (#48.82.42a) with tools (#48.82.42 b,c,d,e) and buttonhook (#48.82.42f).

Shaker, powder

Powder Shaker. Material: ceramic, cork. Size: 2 3/8" diameter x 4 1/4" H. Description: white porcelain, blue and white hand painted flowers encircle base and top; base flares out at bottom; thirteen sprinkling holes in top; cork inserted into hole in bottom; green backstamp (tentative decipher): "O & E.G. Royal, Austria"; handpainted initials on bottom: "M.E.H." This item has also been described as a hatpin holder.


Art-Deco Compact. Material: metal. Size: 2 1/4" square x 3/8" D. Description: gold toned metal case, maroon pattern in cover hinged on one side, square mirror inside top case, two triangular compartments inside bottom, flat triangular fabric inside.

Box, puff

Material: metal, textile. (a) Top. Size: 1 7/16" diameter x 3/16" D. Description: red and gold enameled tin - white lettering: "Princess Pat" - graphics: white flower and gold decorative scroll pattern. (b) Bottom. Size: 1 3/8" diameter x 1/4" D. Description: tin circular box - pink puff inside - red and white bottom label: "Princess Pat Almond Base Face Powder."

Towel, Dish

Dish Towel. Material: textile. Size: 17" W. x 28" L. Description: white linen; 1/4" W. blue woven border along selvage edges; green and yellow embroidered floral design interlaced with brown teacups and saucers on one end of towel; pink cross stitch: "China" is worked across below floral/teacup design.


Ceramic Bedpan. Material: glazed pottery. Size: 10 1/2" W. x 17" L. x 5" H. Color and description: marbled brown and white. Bowl-shaped apparatus with tube-like opening at one end.

Razor, encased

(a) Razor. Material: metal, Bakelite. Size: 5 3/4" L. (folded). Description: steel razor (knicked edge) - black Bakelite handle - manufactured by J. R. Torrey Co., Worcester, Mass. (b) Case. Material: textile, metal. Description: brown felt - edges secured with overcast stitching - one snap closure.

Set, Shaving mug and brush

Biermann Shaving Mug. (a) Mug. Material: ceramic. Size: 3 1/2" W. x 4 1/8" L. x 3 3/4" H. Description: white china; blue cloud-like pattern on one side provides back ground for black, white shadowed lettering: "W.M. Biermann"; cup handle extends from one side; straight sided mug with decorative designed base; stamped on bottom: "Minneapolis, etc." and VP L. France" . (b) Brush. Material: bristle and celluloid. Size: 1 1/4" diameter x 4" L. Description: ivory colored celluloid tooled knob; ... more

Razor, encased

Straight Edge Razor. (a) Razor. Material: metal, celluloid. Size: 3/4" W. x 6 1/4" (folded). Description: steel straight edge razor - stamped on one side of tang: "H. Boker & Co. Germany" - stamped on other side of tang: "Red Injun No. 101" - brown celluloid case - blade attached with rivet to case end - blade folds into case slot along one side - tree graphic stamped on blade and case. (b, c) Case. Material: leather, paper. Size: 1" W. x 6 1/2" L. x 3/8" D. Description: white leather over c ... more

Set, Safety razor

Gillette Razor Set. Material: metal, wood. (a) Razor. Size: 1 5/8" W. x 4" L. x 1" D. Description: steel rectangular curved razor head; steel cross-hatched rod handle threaded at bottom to lift head for razor adjustment. (b) Razor holder. Size: 1" W. x 3/8" D. x 2" L. Description: shiny silver metal box; top lifts off to insert blades. [c] Case. Size: 2 3/4" W. x 4 1/2" L. x 1 1/4" H. Description: natural wooden case; two metal hinges along backside; metal plunger in front unlocks inside cl ... more

Iron, Curling

Curling Iron. Material: metal, wood. Size: 3" W. x 9 1/4" L. Description: silver colored steel rod and clamp - brown finished wood handles - clamp opens when handles are squeezed.


Rat Tail Comb. Material: plastic, metal. Size: 8 1/2" L. Description: red plastic comb; rat-tail style; silver metal clip attached along extended handle; gold print at top: "Made in U.S.A. Fosta".

Set, Curler

Leather Hair Curlers. Material: textile, metal. Size: 4" L. Description: leather wrapped over wire and stitched along one side, finger-shaped curlers, set of nine.

Dryer, Hair

Lady Schick Hair Dryer. Material: plastic, metal. Size: 14" diameter x 13" H. (closed). Description: tan plastic dome shaped lid snaps to wider base; dryer unit housed in dome and extends upward when lid if lifted; dryer unit snaps into place when fully extended; silver rim encircles dome edge; lifting handle extends across dome top; raised lettering on handle: "Lady Schick - Consolette" - heating controls and electrical cord housed inside unit.

Box, Puff

Norida Puff Box. Material: paper. Size: 3" diameter x 1 1/4" H. Description: blue paper over cardboard formed to a circular box and lid; white lettering on top and sides: "Norida Fleur Sauvage (Wildflower) Pougre, Norida Parfumerie Paris"; multicolored side scene: basket and flowers; multicolored top scene: 18th century woman with white upswept hair and green gown picks flowers and gathers them in her arm; top lid lifts off to reveal empty box where face powder once was stored; printed on box ... more

Spoon, Ear Wax/Tweezers

Ear Cleaner and Tweezer Tool. Material: metal. Size: 1/4" W. x 2 1/8" L. Description: brass tweezer with ear wax scoop on one end.

Box, Puff

Yardley Powder Box. Material: paper. Size: 4 1/2" diameter x 2 3/4" H. Description: white paper over cardboard; circular box and lid; silver lettering on side: "Yardley Dusting Powder Perfumed with English Lavender"; black lettering on side: "Makers and Distributors for U.S.A. Yardley of London, Inc. N.Y. Net Weight 5 1/4 OZS."; multicolored scene on top lid: 18th century woman with two children; top lid; printed on box bottom: "By Appointment Perfumers to H.M. Queen Mary Yardley, London Engli ... more

Iron, Curling

Electric Curling Iron. Material: wood, metal, textile, plastic. Size: 1" diameter x 11 1/4" L. Description: silver colored metal rod on one end - black painted cylindrical handle on other end; center metal band and screw hold ends together; spiral designed heating element; 60" L. electric cord extends through wooden handle; graphic at handle lower end: man holding a red sign: "Hold-Heet, Simplicity, Durability, Russell Electric, Chicago".

Set, Comb & Hairbrush

Comb and Brush Kit. Material: textile, wood, plastic, metal. Size: 3 1/2" W. x 8 1/4" L. Description: light brown leather packet with ends and sides that fold toward center and close with two silver colored ornately patterned metal snaps in a flap over the top; contents: three leather strap loops hold one bristle brush with wooden handle stamped "Japan", and a smaller short stiff bristle brush with white celluloid handle (not part of original set) stamped on handle: "France". (Comb and one br ... more

Shaker, Soap

Wire Mesh Soap Shaker. Material: metal. Size: 3" W. x 10" L. Description: wire box-shaped, hinged basket allows soap bar to be enclosed; two straight wires extend from basket edge and form a long loop handle at the top.

Machine, Permanent Wave

Electric Permanent Wave Machine. Material: metal, glass. Size: 80" H. x 25 1/2" W. base. Description: black metal base with four legs attached to four silver metal casters; a silver, adjustable metal pole extends to a black control box at top with switches that read: "Volts 110 AC-DC Model A54 Amps 11", "Spiral on off", "Croquignole on off and "Bonat"; switch at bottom: "Test on off Curl Made in U.S.A."; large metal circle on side of pole with two glass light bulbs and three chains underneath; 1 ... more

Holder, cup and soap

Metal Cup and Soap Holder. Material: metal. Size: 5" W. x 7" H. Description: silver metal shallow metal bar soap dish with white painted underside at bottom, shallow metal cup to hold container at top; slender metal tube curves between cup and dish to form one unit; diamond shaped wall mounting bracket above soap dish.

Pot, Chamber

White Enamel Chamber Pot. Material: metal, wood. (a) Lid. Size: 11" diameter. Description: white enameled metal - flat circular style - black enamal edgingt - metal loop gripping handle at top center. (b) Pot. Size: 10 1/2" diameter x 8 1/2" H. Description: white enameled metal receptacle - blue painted trim - metal wire handle attached to sides of pot - wooden handle in center of wire.


Pink Plastic Rod Curler. Material: plastic. Size: 7/8" W. x 2 5/8" L. x 3/8" D. Description: pink plastic rod - hollow perforated cylinder - pink plastic loop attached at one end to be pulled over rod top and locked into place. Set of 5.