A super unused enamel Stratton butterfly powder compact which was crafted by the premier British maker in the 1950s.
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The compact can be used with loose and compressed face powder. Max Factor, Rimmel, CCUK 67 mm diameter powder pans will fit. The lid is lustrous cobalt blue enamel adorned with a gorgeous butterfly, flowers & foliage. The reputation for this brand is well deserved as you can see from the images. There isn't any loss of enamel / design or fading. The colours are as vibrant as they were back in the day. The compact comes with the original presentation box, luxurious silk and fabric puff, instruction leaflets, sifter and pouch. All the brass was lacquered during the making and so this vanity will retain its beauty without cleaning and it will never tarnish. The catches and hinges work perfectly. The mirror gives a clear and accurate reflection. The powder well is coated with the original layer of clean white enamel. The mirror bezel is signed 'STRATTON MADE IN ENGLAND'. The base has a textured engine turned design with smooth tone circular bands of stars. A delightful mid-century vanity! Measures 3" and weighs 93.4 grams.
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