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. 
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Stratton Compact Mirrors & Heritage

Stratton Compact Mirrors & Heritage

The company we know today as 'Stratton' began trading in 1860. At this time they were a knitting needle manufacturer. They marketed their first powder compact in 1923. Their compacts were imported from the USA, and given the name “Stratnoid”. Which was the same brand name as the company’s knitting needles. 
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