Razor Sharpener [Rotbart Tank]


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Description
Rotbart tank for sharpening razor blades. Tank is a eyelet shape with the top hinging open to reveal the rollers within. The razor blade slides against two eccentric rubber rollers rotated by the crank handle on the outside of the unit. The crank handle has a black bakelite handle. The blade sweeps around automatically. D.R.G.M. = Deutsches Reich Gebrauchsmuster (German Reich Registered Design). Patent Numbers: 720314, 720384, 779629.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Steel
Organic/Vegetal/Plant Extract/Latex/Rubber
Signature/Marks and Type
Rotbart Tank Embossed
D.R.G.M.
Nr.720314
Nr.720384
Nr.779629 Inscribed
Accession No
1981.465
Credit Line
Razor Sharpener [Rotbart Tank], 1981.465. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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