RARE 1957-58 LIMITED RANGE
LUXURY UNCONVERTABLE QUEEN POWDER COMPACT
METAL: Brass or gold plated? No gold marks.
PATTERN:Etched floral & fauna design with engraved edging.
Era: Early 1950s, due to the front design and the horizontal lines on the back with no words.
CONDITION:Unused very good Vintage, unused condition but has slight chipping to brass plating (or Gold plating over brass) on the back And blemish on back too. The damage makes me think it is gold plated as brass dosenot chip off but gold can, as it is soft metal. But there are no gold markings.
DATING Stratton COMPACTS by BACK PATTERNS & SHAPES
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
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
Luxury Mirrored Powder Compact
These items are true vintage and therefore, their condition is 'used' and will have the signs of aging or be imperfect. We will try to describe as much as possible in the product discription of each item. However these cannot be returned or exchanged as they are of 'used condition' and irreplaceable.