Unused Mother Of Pearl Melissa Powder Compact And Lipstick Holder 1950s Luxury Accessories


A high quality vintage Melissa brand mother of pearl vanity set in excellent unused condition. This delightful matching handbag mirror compact and lipstick holder are decorated with a gilt lacquered finish which is so durable that it will not tarnish or require cleaning.

The original puff, sifter, instruction leaflet and black felt pouch are present. The mirror gives a good and accurate reflection. The mirror bezel is signed Melissa MADE IN ENGLAND. Measures 3 inches diameter. Weighs 75 grams.

This compact is ideal for use with all loose foundation and pressed foundation pans measuring 67mm diameter.

For example:

Max Factor Creme Puff

Rimmel Stay Matte

Rimmel Natural Bronzer

Rimmel Kind & Free

Constance Carroll & Miss Beauty

The lipstick holder is just as adorable as the compact. The base of the lipstick holder will hold all lipstick tubes which measure 15mm diameter or less. The base is fitted with malleable u shaped prongs which can be moved to grasp hold of more slender lipstick tubes. Measures 2 1/4 inches long. Weighs 19.8 grams

The original presentation box is still in very good condition.

The interior lid is signed -



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