The Finest Vintage and Antique Gifts
The Finest Vintage and Antique Gifts
The Finest Vintage and Antique Gifts
The Finest Vintage and Antique Gifts

The Vintage Compact Shop Are The Leading Specialists In Vintage And Antique Vanities.

We offer bespoke service that includes free gift boxing and in-depth fact guides on your chosen gift.

All of our items also come with free tracked and insured global shipping.

We are committed to offering outstanding hallmarked gold, silver, rare collectibles and accessories to the most discerning collectors.

As featured in the Financial Times for our fabulous selection of fine vesta cases & compacts featured in Season 2 of the hit television show Killing Eve.

Small Silver Makeup Compact 1959 Film Prop
Only 1 available!
Makeup Compact For Rimmel Stay Matte
Only 1 available!
Stratton Paste Blue Gem Set Compact Mirror
Only 1 available!
Silver Coloured Stratton Vanity Set
Only 1 available!
Only 1 available!

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A. S. Brown & Co. Manufacturing Ltd. And Mascot Powder Compacts History & Heritage

A. S. Brown & Co. Manufacturing Ltd. And Mascot Powder Compacts History & Heritage

The Mascot brand was owned by the London based company A.S. Brown & Co. (Manufacturing) Ltd. of 79-83 Coborn Road, Bow, London, E3. Following the end of WWII the company switched from producing aircraft components to making powder compacts and fancy goods (such as dressing table sets). A.S. Brown signed its compacts in a variety of ways, for example, 'ASB', 'ASB Mascot', ‘Mascot’, and sometimes solely with a crown and even a blank oblong cartouche without the accompanying brand name.
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J Gloster Silversmith History Heritage And Patents

J Gloster Silversmith History Heritage And Patents

The silversmiths J. Gloster Ltd were highly regarded for both their sterling silver & silver plated items from the Victorian era until the 1960s. Their premises was situated at Lion Silver Works, Hockley Hill in Birmingham, England. In 1914 their employees numbered a hundred.
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The History of Lockets, Queen Elizabeth I Locket Ring And Queen Victoria's Lockets

The History of Lockets, Queen Elizabeth I Locket Ring And Queen Victoria's Lockets

 

This post answers these questions:

1. What is the history of the locket?

2. Why lockets are named lockets?

3. What do the symbols on a locket mean?

4. What is the difference between a locket and a pendant?

5. How can you tell if a locket is antique?

6. What is the Chequers Ring?

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