If Henry VIII Had Used a Gillette Razor… | The British Newspaper Archive Blog


If Henry VIII Had Used a Gillette Razor…

‘Without that fiery beard, would Henry VIII have been the man he was?’

We do love the quirky and erudite adverts in the Archive.

Here’s a terrific ‘before and after’ advert that imagines what Henry VIII might have been like if only he had used Gillette razors.

Nottingham Evening Post – Wednesday 17 June 1931

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