Business: Dry-Shave War

Few men have been so long or so profitably interested in shaving as Colonel Jacob Schick. It was he who first applied the principle of the repeating rifle to the design of safety razors, inventing in 1921 the Schick magazine razor with a plunger for discarding and inserting blades. Eight years later he perfected the power-driven shave. The Schick Dry Shaver, an electric gadget selling for $15 which mows down whiskers without cream or lather, has found its way into 500,000 U. S. homes. Fortnight ago Colonel Schick came...

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