This is gorgeous vintage compact in excellent condition made in the 1970s This is such an adorable retro compact. It could not be more 1970s. The lid is decorated with a flower which has a whimsical charm. The lid is signed by the artist. There isn't any loss of design. All clasps & hinges work perfectly. The mirror is excellent & gives a perfect reflection. The original waxed paper insert is still fixed into the powder well showing that this was made for the Boots chain of chemists. Printed on the insert - 'WHEN USING CREAM POWDER SIMPLY PUSH IN YOUR REFILL TO REMOVE OR REPLACE REFILL LEVER OUT BY INSERTING END OF NAIL-FILE IN THE HINGE SLOT FACING THE ARROW POINT BOOTS'. The base is decorated with an engine turned spiral. The whole compact was manufactured with a layer of lacquer protecting the brass. This means it will never tarnish or need to be cleaned.
This vintage compact is suitable for use with pressed / solid face powder or as a handbag mirror.
This vintage compact mirror measures 7.2 cm & weighs 56.5 grams.
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