Strop, horse hide/metal; A.H. Christian & Son; [1910-1950]; 97.249


North Sydney Heritage Centre, Stanton Library


Strop, horse hide/metal

About this object

Strop, brown leather, double length, metal rings at one end for hanging the strop and leather handle at the other, used for sharpening razor blades.


A.H. Christian & Son

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

NSW, Australia

Medium and Materials

horse hide, metal

Inscription and Marks

Printed on handle in silver: 'Ready for Use'; printed on strop in silver: 'Black Watch'; impressed: 'Genuine Horse Hide/ Made by A.H. Christian & Son/ N.S.W./Solid Hide'


L 680 mm x W 58 mm; strop: L 474 mm

Subject and Association Description

Personal effects


Don Bank Museum collection

Object Type

Shaving equipment

Object number


Copyright Licence  

Attribution - Non-commercial (cc) Attribution - Non-commercial (cc)



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