HC Deb 11 March 1957 vol 566 c126W
Mr. Dodds

asked the Minister of Supply how many razor blades have been sold at public auctions since 1st January, 1956; what was the total sum realised; how this compares with the purchase price; and how the average selling price, per blade, compares with the cost of purchase.

Mr. W. J. Taylor

Since 1st January, 1956, 7,513,580 razor blades have been sold for £3,680. They were bought during the war and it is not now possible to ascertain the original cost.