A Vintage Ad for the Acme Mustache Guard, 1892

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18th century men used waxes, greases and fats to keep their mustaches in place. It was bad enough having that smell right under your nose, but it also got in the way of eating and drinking because heat would cause the waxes and fats to melt. Here’s a vintage advert from 1892 for the Acme Mustache Guard, solid comfort while eating.

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