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The Hitler mustache: Was it ever a fashionable style of facial hair?

Friday, November 7, 2014

Category: History

J.C. Penney inadvertently sparked controversy by selling a teakettle that critics say looks like Adolf Hitler. The kettle’s handle features an angled black bulge that resembles the Führer’s haircut, and its spout is raised in what looks like a Nazi salute. The most striking feature in the photograph is a black stripe down the middle of the kettle that recalls Hitler’s most famous feature: his tiny mustache. How popular was that style of mustache in Hitler’s day?

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