12 February, 2015

Pudding Bowl Haircuts In 1951 Detroit

A basin haircut

The following small article in the St Petersburg Times from Nov 15, 1951 made me smile.

Coincidence?

A rumoured rise in haircut prices - from $1.25 to $1.50 has virtually cleaned Detroit stores of home-style hair clippers.

Maybe it's just a coincidence, but one store also reported a shortage of head-size butter crocks.

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4 comments:

  1. Okay - that's too funny.
    Instead of the Mohawk, they had the Moe cut!

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    1. Something like that. My wife always cuts my hair and she's threatened me with the dreaded pudding basin if I don't behave!

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    1. I don't know if people really did this but looking at photos from years ago they might well have done.

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