NEW PRODUCTS: Smooth Shave

To New York City's La Guardia field and neighboring airports one night last week rolled 59 trailer trucks hauling the largest single consignment of air freight in the history of commercial aviation. It took the entire cargo facilities of American Airlines and six other lines to carry the 112 tons. The shipment consisted of razor blades—25 million of them. They were flown to 381 U.S. cities, to appear simultaneously on 150,000 retail counters.

In this razzle-dazzle fashion, American Safety Razor Corp.'s showman President Milton Dammann introduced a smooth-shaving new razor blade called Silver Star, made of a new metal called...

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