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    William Henry Harrison: Campaign Razor. 6 3/4" straight razor by Wade & Butcher of Sheffield, England. Made for the American market in 1840. The bone handle is decorated with slogans and imagery supportive of the Whig Presidential candidate. One side is inscribed: "The Harrison Razor Universally Approved", flanked by a portrait of "Old Tippecanoe" and an eagle perched on a rock killing a snake. The other side is inscribed: "Confidently Recommended As To Quality" flanked by the Harrison log cabin & cider barrel and a view of Harrison ploughing his field. Minor diagonal break by one brass rivet (neatly repaired with glue). Accompanied by the original Wade & Butcher pasteboard box.

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    August, 2018
    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
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