Antique and collectible history / stratton

All About Antique Music Boxes, Musical Powder Boxes & Reuge Music Boxes

All About Antique Music Boxes, Musical Powder Boxes & Reuge Music Boxes

As antique and vintage music boxes are very popular and becoming increasingly collectable we wanted to create this guide detailing some of the most popular music boxes you're likely to encounter.
In this post we'll also aim to provide useful information about their origins and how to keep them playing well. 
Read more
Vintage Stratton Compact Advertisement History Of Stratton Brand

Stratton Compact Mirrors & History Of Jarrett Rainsford & Laughton & Laughton & Sons Ltd.

The company which was to go on to make the wonderful Stratton brand powder compacts which are so highly collectible today was formed in 1860. This firm was one of the great British companies which manufactured world class products.  These ranged from elegant accessories to marine radios. The business employed a highly skilled and dedicated workforce from 1860 until 1997 when production ceased. We have included an illustrated timeline.

 

 

 

Read more