UNUSUAL , COLLECTABLE, MIRRORED POWDER COMPACT WITH BALLET COUPLE ON THE FONT , BLACK PAINTED  comes with unused pink puff

 

MAKER: Stratton of London

MATERIALS: brass, enamel paint, unused puff

AGE: 1930s- dating due to the back pattern- see below

CONDITION:  Good Vinatge- some black paint flecks off- unused puff

 

DATING   Stratton  COMPACTS by BACK PATTERNS & SHAPES

BACKS

Wavy - early 20th century

Spiral- 1930s- pre WW 2

Lines - 1950s

Curly feather - 1950s 'Luxury compacts'

All over stars - no writing - mid 1950-60s

All over stars with writing '' Stratton'' - mid 1960s to early 1970s

All over dots with writing '' Stratton''  - mid 1970s to late 1980s

Woven effect with writing '' Stratton'' - 1990s

SHAPE

Small  round ''Strattnoids''- early 20th century

Meduim round ''Flapjacks'' aprox 3 inches x 3 inches-1930s- pre WW 2

Square '' Pontoon''- 1950s

QUEENS-Patterned edge ( pie crust -like)

''Queen''- smaller and not convertable -1957-58 RARE

'' Queen''- medium convertable- since 1950s and on for 40 years ( 1990s) COMMON

 

Compact with Ballet Couple

£59.99Price