Antique and collectible history / BCCS Founder Juliette Edwards

Historical Information About The Pygmalion Brand

Historical Information About The Pygmalion Brand

Research carried out by powder compact specialist Juliette Edwards reveals that the Pygmalion name was owned by British company S. D. Rand Ltd., which was based in London. 
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Stratton Compacts: Why Are Many Of The 1930s, 1940s And 1950s Models So Rare?

Stratton Compacts: Why Are Many Of The 1930s, 1940s And 1950s Models So Rare?

Without doubt Stratton were the most successful brand of British powder compact. The quality of their enamel was clearly superior to the other British brands at the time. Vintage Stratton accessories are highly collectible today and many have proved to be a good investment.

With thanks to the material written by Juliette Edwards in her book The Stratton Identification Key, collectors can say for certain what model is rare, uncommon & common. Coupled with known years of availability it is possible to build a big picture of exactly how rare an item is.

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