Competition: Beastly Blades

Perhaps not since the first postwar Volkswagen gunned into view has there been such a word-of-mouth consumer success as the Wilkinson Super Sword-Edge razor blade. When it was first introduced in Britain by the stodgy, 1 go-year-old Wilkinson Sword Ltd. (sword cutlers by appointment to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II). the Super Sword immediately took over 10% of the British blade market. Men who normally scraped through three shaves with the best blade available found they got more than ten with a Super Sword. Its farne spread to the Continent, then to the U.S.; supplies ran short, and now...

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