Silver Compact Mirror 1940s Sweet Heart Powder Compact Refillable All Loose Face Powder
A silver compact mirror made in the 1940s. These accessories were created as souvenirs for the Allied servicemen stationed in the Middle East. Local silversmiths were supplying the need for love tokens that would be taken home by the Allied soldiers and airmen to give to wives and girlfriends. They proved to be very popular. This well crafted solid silver powder is decorated with a typical Arabian scene. In the foreground palm trees and a dhow in full sail. To the right traditional hand engraved buildings. The interior contains an excellent mirror which gives a clear reflection. The base is also decorated with an engraved scene. This powder mirror compact is suitable for all types of loose face powder as it is fitted with a sifter (gauze). There aren't any traces of powder on the sifter or compact. This mid-century vanity measures 3 inches diameter and weighs 103.8 grams.
This compact tests as high grade silver but in the absence of hallmarks we are listing this in our vintage compact collection rather than our solid silver collection.
More beautiful vintage powder compacts.
We want you to be happy with your purchases and so we offer a full money back guarantee (less shipping costs). See our return policies for details.
FREE EXPRESS DELIVERY on this order worldwide
1 DAY SHIPPING UK - next working day delivery when purchased before 11 am.
4 - 10 DAY SHIPPING to USA, Canada, Australia, EU, New Zealand & the rest of the world.
Order by 11 am for same day dispatch.
Orders worth £160 or more are eligible for a 20% discount.
To receive a 20% discount type TWENTYOFFSALE in the discount code box once your order value reaches £160 or more.
If you require assistance we are able to apply this discount for you.
We no longer ship to Germany.
Free luxury gift box & handmade gift tag as standard with your order.
International expedited shipping is available at cost. This takes approximately four working days. Please contact us for details.
Have you considered layaway? With a small deposit you will secure the item until you are ready to pay in full.
We also provide a free personal shopper service. If you are too busy to browse let us know your requirements and price range and we will personally select the finest variety of our stock to suit your specifications.
Each purchase will be shipped in a beautifully decorated gift box.
If you would like us to print a message for your gift tag just ask.
As gold, silver and vanities specialists we are uniquely placed to give you the history of your purchase. Each piece is shipped with a lavishly illustrated history.
All major cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayPal & Shop Pay are accepted.
Alternatively our U.K. customers may pay by bank transfer or reserve an item and send a cheque to us. Cheques only take 48 hours to clear.
Please contact us for reservations or to discuss layaway options. There are no extra charges for reservations or layaway. We are very flexible and we offer up to six month reservations.
We use tracked, insured priority shipping & have supplied fine collectibles to many hundreds of delighted customers all over the world.
If you need any advice please feel free to contact us:
Call: 0789 6616374
International callers: +44 789 6616374
More highly collectible vanities.