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. 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. Both items are in good condition.
The compact measures 3" and weighs 76 grams.
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