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Barber Pole

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Barber Pole


Red and Blue pole with helix type stripes. The pole may spin or be stationary. The origin being from when barbers would perform minor surgery and bloodletting.

Emoji History The emoji code/ image log of changes.

  1. This emoji was part of the proprietary / non-standardized emoji set first introduced by Japanese carriers like Softbank. These emojis became part of the Apple iPhone starting in iOS 2.2 as an unlockable feature on handsets sold in English speaking countries.
  2. In iOS 5 / OSX 10.7, the underlying code that the Apple OS generates for this emoji was changed.

Emoji General Information

Twitter Emoji Popularity (Rank) 736 of 2393
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ASCII Conversion
"Short Code" Name :barber:

Unicode Category Information

Unicode Category Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
Unicode Range 1F300–1F5FF
Unicode Subcategory Personal Care Symbols

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes

Unicode Category Human/living Things
Unicode Subcategory Personal Care Symbols
Names & Annotations BARBER POLE
Symbol Information U+1F488 proposed
Proposal Identifier e-199

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes

DoCoMo [εΊŠε±‹]
KDDI Β #411 εΊŠε±‹ U+EAA2 SJIS-F375 JIS-7956
Softbank Β #270 #old302 εΊŠε±‹ U+E320 SJIS-F9C0

Emoji Character Encoding Data

Emoji Code Version iOS 4 Code
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) 
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) 
Decimal HTML Entity 
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 
Hex Code Point(s) e320
Formal Unicode Notation U+E320
Decimal Code Point(s) 58144
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEE 0x8C 0xA0
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE 8C A0
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 214 240
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xE320
UTF-16 Hex e320
UTF-16 Dec 58144
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000E320
UTF-32 Hex E320
UTF-32 Dec 58144
Python Src u"\uE320"
PHP Src "\xee\x8c\xa0"
C/C++/Java Src "\uE320"
Emoji Code Version iOS 5 - Current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) πŸ’ˆ
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) πŸ’ˆ
Decimal HTML Entity 💈
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 💈
Hex Code Point(s) 1f488
Formal Unicode Notation U+1F488
Decimal Code Point(s) 128136
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xF0 0x9F 0x92 0x88
UTF-8 Hex Bytes F0 9F 92 88
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 360 237 222 210
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xD83D 0xDC88
UTF-16 Hex d83ddc88
UTF-16 Dec 55357 56456
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0001F488
UTF-32 Hex 01F488
UTF-32 Dec 128136
Python Src u"\U0001F488"
PHP Src "\xf0\x9f\x92\x88"
C/C++/Java Src "\uD83D\uDC88"

Emoji Character Encoding Data (equivalent or similiar)

Emoji EncodingKDDIGoogle
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)ξͺ’󾆙
UTF-8 Character Count11
Character(s) In Input
Decimal HTML Entity󾆙
Hexadecimal HTML Entity󾆙
Hex Code Point(s)eaa2fe199
Formal Unicode NotationU+EAA2U+FE199
Decimal Code Point(s)600661040793
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax)0xEE 0xAA 0xA20xF3 0xBE 0x86 0x99
UTF-8 Hex BytesEE AA A2F3 BE 86 99
UTF-8 Octal Bytes356 252 242363 276 206 231
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax)0xEAA20xDBB8 0xDD99
UTF-16 Hexeaa2dbb8dd99
UTF-16 Dec6006656248 56729
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax)0x0000EAA20x000FE199
UTF-32 HexEAA20FE199
UTF-32 Dec600661040793
Python Srcu"\uEAA2"u"\U000FE199"
PHP Src"\xee\xaa\xa2""\xf3\xbe\x86\x99"
C/C++/Java Src"\uEAA2""\uDBB8\uDD99"
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