Burma-Shave tube, pamphlet and box

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Titles Burma-Shave tube, pamphlet and box
Description Box containing a nine-ounce aluminum tube of Burma-Shave brush-less shaving cream with lanolin and a pamphlet entitled "The Art of Shaving". Burma-Shave was produced by the Burma-Vita company in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The box was made in Saint Paul, Minnesota by Waldorf Paper Products Company.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 4 1/4 inches length (box)
1 3/8 inches height (box)
1 1/8 inches width (box)
Nomenclature box (container)
tube (object form)
pamphlet
Materials cardboard
aluminum (metal)
paper (fiber product)
Creation Made by: Waldorf Paper Products Company
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Burma-Vita Company
Used in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Trade & Industry. Packaging. Personal Hygiene
Dates Creation: 1957
Content: 1954 (Pamphlet copyright date)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1990.507.14.A-C (Accession Number)

User Comments

  • Gregory Marsh on April 18, 2022 11:52:15 AM
    I can't really clarify anything but I'll mention that I have a small Burma Shave box with a "Congratulations Pop" caption that was addressed to my father acknowledging my birth (1952). In the box is a tube of Burma Shave held in a cardboard insert that says "We heard the stork delivered a boy, our whole darn factory jumped for joy--Burma Shave." Additionally, there are (2) Burma Shave double edge razor blades, and a "The Art of Shaving" pamphlet. Just mentioning it--haven't seen any others in pics and lists of Burma Shave memorabilia. GJM

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