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Stratton Musical Compact Blue Enamel Musica 1950s Music Box

Stratton Musical Compact Blue Enamel Musica 1950s Music Box

Regular price £195.00

A gorgeous mid-century enamel Stratton musical compact. This blue enamel Stratton 'Musica' music box is in excellent condition. The lid is adorned with cobalt blue enamel which is decorated with white and pale blue floral motifs which have gilt accents and foliage. There isn't any loss of enamel or design. A top of the range luxury musical powder compact with the original presentation box, pouch, mirror label, puff and sifter. This vanity was coated at the point of manufacture with a layer of transparent enamel which means that it will not tarnish or ever need to be cleaned. The 'Musica' plays the Blue Danube tune perfectly. Wind the key clockwise & the tune plays for over one minute. The beautiful lid lifts to reveal an excellent bevelled mirror which gives a very clear reflection. The original mirror label is in place. It gives details of how to activate the self-opening inner lid: 'To open inner door: press mirror-lid gently back; door springs open. To shut: bring mirror lid forward, and press door down. A STRATTON patent.' The inner lid is signed " Stratton " & has the " Compact-in-Hand " logo & an attractive pattern made up of horizontal lines. The patented self-opening inner lid works perfectly every time. The winder key is signed " REUGE STE. CROIX PATENT and "SWISS MADE." The base is very beautiful & shows the "curled feathers" design, which was used to decorate only the most luxurious Stratton accessories. This is an uncommon Stratton vanity & sought-after. It is delightful and to hear the quirky little tune play is relaxing & transports you back to the 1950s! Image four shows a dull over head shot as the enamel is highly reflective. Measures: 3 1/4 " X 2 3/4" & weighs 168.5 grams. 

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