Nichiri Co.

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Nichiri Co.

Nichiri Co.LTD/ Tokyo (= brand, company): 
日理 = Nichiri (= brand)
Nichiri (brand)


“Nichiri” originally was a shaving product store, founded in 1885, Osaka,
and was one of the first Japanese stores that sold Western shaving products.
They “made”, or better said, sold/distributed razors under different trademarks:

  • Cape (see ⇒ Tanifuji (Fukutarō))
  • King Pelican (See further for references with “Nichiri”)
    – King Pelikan 14
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    – King Pelican 25 Meiji centenary model:
    king-pelican-25-1a1 king-pelican-25-1a2king-pelican-25-1a3
    – King Pelican 28 Meiji centenary model:
    King Pelican, Nichiri 2a.JPG 1 King Pelican 28 NICHIRI Meiji centenary model 1c
    (Made around 1968 → see “Meiji centenary model”)
  • Manaslu → See Japanese markings, kanji, symbols “Manaslu“
  • SCULP RAZOR
    SCULP RAZOR NICHIRI TOKYO 1SCULP RAZOR NICHIRI TOKYO 2 SCULP RAZOR NICHIRI TOKYO 3 SCULP RAZOR NICHIRI TOKYO 4
  • Rikisha, 666 Trademark Nichiri, 谷藤 = Tanifuji, see Tanifuji (Fukutarō)
    (“Tanifuji” produced different razors for “Nichiri”)
    Tanifuji Rikshia 3.jpg
    SONY DSC SONY DSC
    “77” Cape-Kennedy-Razor, NT-77, F. Tanifuji, Nichiri Co., Tokyo Japan
    (a limited series which “F. Tanifuji” made in 1971, when he was 77y. old)
    (登録商標 = tōroku shōhyō = registered trademark, 谷藤 = Tanifuji, 福太郎 = Fukutarō)TANIFUJI 77 CAPE Kennedy 1
    TANIFUJI 77 CAPE Kennedy 2 TANIFUJI 77 CAPE Kennedy 3
  • 弥一 = Yaichi, Registered Trademark, Nichiri Co. LTD.
    Nichiri 1a kopie Nichiri 1b
    (日理特製 = Nichiri Tokusei = Nichiri special made; deluxe)
  • “Nichiri” also sold “Böker”, “Henckels”,… razors (see further)

Here we see a catalog of “Nichiri”:
(seiyoukamisoridaizen.blog.so-net.ne.jp)

The trademark/symbol of “Nichiri” is:

nichiri-symbol

nichiri-catalog-1a

講師用レーザー紙上デモンストレーシヨソ = Kōshi-yō rēzā shijō demonsutorēshiyoso =
Demonstration paper of razors for lecturers/instructors “on other places”
→ with English – Japanese translations of names:
ツリーブランド = Tsurīburando = Tree brand (= brand)
ドイツ = Doitsu = Germany
ステンレス = Sutenresu = stainless (steel)
カーボ ン = Kābo n = Carbon (steel)
ヘンケル = Henkeru = Henkel (Henckels) (= brand)
マナスル = Manasuru = Manaslu (= brand)

nichiri-catalog-1b

日独の巨匠・名人による逸品を集めて = Nichidoku no kyoshō meijin ni yoru ippin o atsumete = Japanese-German masters – Selection of excellent pieces of different masters

ケープ = Kēpu = Cape (= brand)
キング・ペリカン = Kingu perikan = King Pelican (= brand)
黒エボナイト柄 = Kuro ebonaito-gara = Black vulcanite (hard rubber) handles
ベタ仕上 = Beta shiaga = Solid finish
日本刀式 = Nihontō-shiki = Japanese razor style

色カラーフシヨケ入 = 3-Shoku karā Fushoku Iri = with three-colored etching
(on a “Manaslu” M-100 “Y. Akamatsu Razor Works” razor,
see Japanese markings, kanji, symbols “Manaslu”)


Because of this paper we discover that the following symbol:

cape-symbol

is in fact the trademark/symbol of the brand “CAPE” (ケープ = Kēpu = Cape)!

See Tanifuji (Fukutarō)



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