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About Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 5, 1920)
TJIE MORNING OREGONIAN, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1920
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Seen under m povrertui
magnifying glass an
unstropped rasor blade look
like a saw edge
Stropping keeps the' tiny
teeth of the blade in perfect
mlignznen. t p cor id e s a
smooth, keen edge for every
i for every ' shave
No skill necessary
No skill in stropping is needed
to renew the -fine keen edge
cf the AutoStrop Razor blades
Just slip the strop through-
the razor head and pass the
'razor back and forth along
the strop. You don't have to
take the razor apart nor even
remove the. blade.
ONLY a dulled or dulling razor blade pulls and
scrapes. If your razor drags, if it irritates the skin,
you can be sure of one thing you are usng a blade
that haslost its new, sharp edge.
Do yoifknow why shaving dulls a razor edge so quickly?
Look at any razor blade under a microscope and you will
see hundreds of tiny saw teeth, invisible to the naked eye.
When these teeth are in perfect alignment the blade is
sharp. But during the very first shave your beard bends
these tiny teeth out of linc--makes them irregular.
These irregular teeth catch in your beard, "pull on the
hair follicles, and if you bear down hard to make the blade
cut through scrape the skin. That3 what makes shaving
so annoying, so'unpleasant.
With most safety razors there is no way to
smooth the minute teeth back into line. The
original smooth, fine edge of the blade grows
, rougher with every shave. Too many men
accept the pull and scrape of fast dulling
blades asinevitable. . -
, ' Yet the discomfort of a blade that pulls
and scrapes can bediminated if you use the
, AutoStrop Razor the only safety razor that .
strops its own blades.
Like the leaf of a book
The AutoStrop Razor Iblade
opens for cleaning like the
leaf of a book. .To clean, simply
rinse and dry.- .No parts o
unscrew nothing to take
npart and reassemble. The
same lever that releases the
blade also adjusts it for close, '
medium or light shaving.
Built right nto the frame of the AutoStrop Razor i
remarkable self-stropping device, simple and efficient, which
, renews the fine, keen edgeofthe AutoStrop blade day afterday.
A safety razor and stropping device combined
You don't have to take the razor apart nor even remove
the blade. Insert the strop through the razor head, and
slide the razor to and fro along the strop. The blade
turns over and slaps down on the strop at the end of each
stroke just as the blade of a straight razor does in the hand3
of a skilful barber. In 10 seconds you have a new, sharp
shaving edge! 500 comfortable shaves are guaranteed
from each dozen AutoStrop blades !
For cleaning, the blade of the AutoStrop Razor opens like
the leaf of a book. Rinse and dry that's all there is to it.
The same lever that releases the blade also adjusts it for
close, medium or light shaving.
In fact the whole AutoStrop Razor is so simply, so
efficiently built that it sharpens, shaves and cleans without
taking the razor apart or removing the blade. No other
safety razor offers this advantage.
Don't put up any longer with the pull and scrape of
unstropped blades. Begin tomorrow to get the comfort of
a new, sharp shaving edge every morning. Ask your
dealer about the AutoStrop Razor trial plan.
Standard set consists of: f
silver-plated, eel f -stropping razor',
Selected leather strop,
all in neat leather case
On razors, strops; b!ade9;" etc.; hereafter manufactured'
by us we shall apply the trade mark "Valet ' in addition
to the trade mark "AutoStrop" a an additional
indication that they are the genuine products of the
AutoStrop Safety Razor Co., New York. "