Vintage 21st birthday gifts for her unused Stratton vanity set 1970s
It is hard to find coming of age sets in the original presentation boxes in this superb unused condition. This beautiful set consists of matching vintage Stratton " Convertible " powder compact
and a 'Lipview' lipstick holder and mirror. Both of the items are decorated with a gilt etched design the makers of Stratton accessories described as 'Linen' and it does look textured like linen. Set atop both of these accessories are attractive keys to the door with 21 making this an ideal gift for her coming of age. The whole set is in excellent unused condition. The lid opens to reveal a very good clear mirror which gives an excellent reflection. The base is decorated with the vertical lines & tiny chevrons & signed " Stratton MADE IN ENGLAND ". All clasps and hinges work perfectly. This compact comes with the original silk and foam puff, instruction leaflet, inspection docket and velour edged sifter.
The Stratton 'Lipview' lipstick holder and mirror is also in excellent condition. The mirror gives a very good and accurate reflection. The 'dummy' lipstick tube is in place. The holder at the back of the lipstick holder can be opened or closed to accommodate any size of lipstick tube.
Even the original presentation case is good - subtle old gold muted 'embossed paper' designs. The lid opens to a pale yellow card lined lid signed 'Stratton' in gilt letters.
The interior base of the presentation box has beautiful and pristine yellow fabric covering custom made recesses for the compact and lipstick holder / mirror.
This powder compact measures 3 " & weighs 95.5 grams and the 'Lipview' measures 2 1/2" & weighs 22 grams.
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This compact is suitable for modern loose or solid / pressed face powders or for use as a handbag mirror.