NOS compacts Coty ENVELOPE compact unused powder compacts something old gifts 1940s American novelty compact mirrors - The Vintage Compact Shop
NOS compacts Coty ENVELOPE compact unused powder compacts something old gifts 1940s American novelty compact mirrors - The Vintage Compact Shop
NOS compacts Coty ENVELOPE compact unused powder compacts something old gifts 1940s American novelty compact mirrors - The Vintage Compact Shop
NOS compacts Coty ENVELOPE compact unused powder compacts something old gifts 1940s American novelty compact mirrors - The Vintage Compact Shop
NOS compacts Coty ENVELOPE compact unused powder compacts something old gifts 1940s American novelty compact mirrors - The Vintage Compact Shop
NOS compacts Coty ENVELOPE compact unused powder compacts something old gifts 1940s American novelty compact mirrors

NOS compacts Coty ENVELOPE compact unused powder compacts something old gifts 1940s American novelty compact mirrors

Regular price £185.00

 

This vintage powder compact is suitable for use with loose face powder.

Probably the best example of this model of compact you will see. Such a gorgeous novelty powder compact made in the 1940s which was the heyday of American novelty compact production. The compact has never been used and it is in the most beautiful new old stock condition, having been kept in it box for the last seventy plus years. The brass was lacquered at the point of manufacture which means it will never tarnish or need to cleaned. As you can see the compact is made to look like an envelope. The lid and base are decorated with an engine turned design of tiny diamond shapes. A smooth gold tone border defines the shape of this exquisite vanity. All clasps and hinges work perfectly. The lid opens to reveal the gleaming golden interior, excellent clear mirror and a powder well lid bearing the Coty signature. The powder well contains the original signed puff and protective paper cover. Many American made compacts were made to use with loose face powder and instead of having a sifter they have a felt insert which lines the powder well. This forms a seal when the powder well lid is shut. This is one such compact.

A high quality item in superb condition.

The original well made grey felt lined semi rigid pouch is pristine too.

The original box is present too and it has protected this compact well. Despite its age the cardboard box is still in good condition - still rigid. It echos the design of the compact and bears the Coty crest. In gilt lettering " ENVELOPE LOOSE POWDER VANITY Coty NEW YORK. PARIS NO.405 COLOR. GREY* NO.825 6C "

*GREY is referring to the colour of the pouch provided.

This adorable vintage compact measures 9 cm x 6.7 cm and weighs 140.5 grams.

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