Melissa Lucite compact floral glitter powder compact


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10th / tin wedding anniversary gift  tin foil vintage Lucite / glitter powder compacts

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Such a gorgeous vintage glitter compact mirror!

Melissa produced powder compacts for a short period of time in the 1950s. From the 1930s to the 1950s Lucite was a very fashionable plastic used in luxury products as it could be carved into exquisitely beautiful forms as you can see from photograph one. Lucite was often set atop a foil / glitter background, as is the case here to emphasize the beauty of collectible vanities & luxurious handbags. This adorable Lucite bouquet was "reversed carved" all set on a background of immaculate textured foil with a glitter effect. This delightful decoration is well protected within a clear dome & the whole compact is in excellent condition with an engine turned base, inner lid & a gorgeous border of gilt scroll work surrounding the Lucite bouquet. The mirror is excellent. It gives a very good clear and accurate reflection. All clasps & hinges work perfectly. The original grey felt pouch, unused puff and sifter are in place. The inner lid is beautiful & held in place by the well known Melissa "tear-drop" catch.

This adorable Lucite vintage compact measures almost 7 cm & weighs 77.6 grams.

Delivery aims:

Free shipping - UK next working day delivery.
Free shipping - Europe approximately five working days.
Free shipping - USA, Australia, New Zealand & the rest of the world approximately 10 working days or less.

When you shop with us we include free worldwide tracked and insured shipping with next day dispatch, as well as a free luxury gift box & handmade gift tag as standard with your order.

All purchases are shipped with an extensive illustrated historical fact pack & collector's information guide.

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