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Cigarette Holders For Women Red Stratton Business Card Cases And Matching Powder Compact Bird Of Paradise

Cigarette Holders For Women Red Stratton Business Card Cases And Matching Powder Compact Bird Of Paradise

Regular price £175.00


A Stratton "Empress" cigarette or card case with a matching Stratton "Mini-Convertible" powder compact in very good condition. The lids are decorated with very eye-catching design showing birds of paradise surrounded by a red and gold border. These accessories are so well made they will not need to be cleaned. They were coated at the point of manufacture with a layer of lacquer which protects the brass and prevents tarnishing. All clasps and hinges work perfectly. It is so typical of Stratton to feature a clever design. The cigarette clip can be moved to accommodate both lengths of cigarettes available in the 1950s - standard and king size. So this means that this case can accommodate modern cigarettes too as well as bank notes, business and credit / debit cards. The cigarette clip is signed " Stratton REG....PAT NO 851743." The cigarette case has a shiny golden interior & the base is engraved with a pattern the makers named the "Woven effect". The compact mirror comes with the original puff and sifter. The mirror gives a clear and accurate reflection. The protective waxed paper insert in the powder well is pristine. The base is signed "Stratton MADE IN ENGLAND" and has an engine turned design of vertical lines and tiny chevrons.

A remarkably beautiful & practical mid-century Stratton accessory!

This large cigarette case will hold modern cigarettes and debit / credit / large business cards.
The compact is suitable for use with both loose and pressed face powder or as a handbag mirror.

The vintage cigarette case measures 11 cm X 8.5 cm & weighs 110.5 grams.
The vintage compact measures 3" and weighs 76 grams.

This will house modern cigarettes & business cards too.

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