Seen Around Town: Razor Blade Bank Slot

Blade bank slot in bathroom wall | Photograph by IS Architecture, 2017
Have you ever seen a horizontal slot in a bathroom wall or the back of a medicine cabinet and wondered what use such a strange design feature could possibly have? It turns out that these small slots date to the early- to mid-20th century, when razors didn’t come with snap-on heads but rather with replaceable […]

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