This Stratton powder compact is suitable for use with loose and pressed / solid face powder or as a handbag mirror.
Ideal as a pearl / 30th anniversary gift for her.
A beautiful cased mother of pearl Stratton 'Slim-Convertible' powder compact and matching mother of pear lipstick holder. These accessories have the most enchanting iridescent high quality mother of pearl adornments. Both the compact and lipstick are in very good condition. All clasps and hinges work perfectly. The compact has an excellent mirror which gives an accurate reflection. The base is decorated with the all over star design and signed "Stratton MADE IN ENGLAND". The powder well wall is stamped "PAT. 764125". The lipstick holder exterior barrel and top are decorated with mother of pearl. The base of the lipstick holder is signed "Stratton No 3 MADE IN ENGLAND". They are testimony to the high standards that ensured the Stratton brand was the most successful British brand of powder compacts. The case is well made - the lid, base, all sides and back are decorated in beautiful rich turquoise & pink thread on a black background. The hinges and clasp are brass & work perfectly. On opening the case each one of the sides is decorated with the same beautiful embroidered material. The internal hinge is covered with cream velour. The inner lid is lined with cream silk which is signed 'Stratton'. A lined tray with recesses for the compact and lipstick holder is tilted up to display them. Included with this excellent compact is the signed Stratton silk and foam puff and velour edged sifter
The Stratton 'Slim Convertible' powder compact measures 3 1/4" and weighs 116.9 grams.
The Stratton lipstick holder measures just over 2" and weighs 19.4 grams.
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