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date: 23 August 2019

Barber’s basinlocked

  • Gordon Campbell

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Round metal dish with a broad edge having a semicircular opening for the neck, so as to allow the chin to reach into the bowl while being shaved. The basins were usually made of pottery or pewter; sometimes they were hung outside as a barber’s sign.

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