01-30-2017, 10:39 PM
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...the ideal shaving soap for soldiers - at least according to an advertisement in the book "Knowledge for War; every Officer's handbook for the front" fourth edition published 1916.

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As an aside; Wright's Coal Tar Soap can still be bought, which isn't bad for a product that first hit the shelves in 1860 - even if todays product (made in Turkey) no longer contains coal tar. Don't think they make shaving soap any more though.

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 01-31-2017, 02:32 AM
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"Not slimy" was the element that amused me!

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 01-31-2017, 04:32 AM
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Cool find Hans.

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 01-31-2017, 04:39 AM
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Thanks for sharing Hans. I really don't think I will rush out to make a purchase now that the coal tar has been removedSmile

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 01-31-2017, 07:27 AM
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(01-31-2017, 02:32 AM)Rory1262 Wrote: "Not slimy" was the element that amused me!

I shoot for "not slimy" with all my soap purchases!

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