Hallmarked Silver Powder Compact Elgin American 1940s Handbag Mirrors Film Props
This solid silver compact is suitable for use with modern loose face powder or as a handbag mirror. It is the most gorgeous sterling silver Elgin American powder compact and it was made in the 1940s. This vanity has a satinized lid & base & having never been used it is in superb condition. The lid is adorned with gold plated flowers in a gilt highly stylized vase. In person this vanity is so much more beautiful than the images. The foliage is decorated with the bright-cut style of engraving which means they glitter like jewels when the light catches them. The compact is exquisitely beautiful & although it is over 70 years old it is not showing its age at all. This piece is testimony to the superb jewellers employed by this firm. All clasps & hinges work perfectly. The inner lid is signed 'Elgin American MADE IN U.S.A.' & the case is marked 'STERLING'. The unused puff is signed 'Elgin American' in gilt letters. The mirror gives a good reflection as you will see from image four. The original rigid carry case is present as well as an immaculate velvet pouch.
This unused sterling silver compact measures 8.5 cm & weighs 127.7 grams.
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