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First Philipshave, 1939

First Philipshave, 1939
Asset published on January 1, 2019
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In 1939, Philips introduced its pioneering rotary electric shaver, the Philishave. Designed to appeal as well as perform, with its ergonomics and good looks the Philishave heralded the age of mass market consumerism. The Philishave was invented by Philips engineer Alexandre Horowitz.

When using this photo, please add photo credit: Photo: Royal Philips