RARE 1957-58 LIMITED RANGE

LUXURY UNCONVERTABLE QUEEN POWDER COMPACT

MAKER:Stratton

METAL: Brass or gold plated? No gold marks.

PATTERN:Etched floral & fauna design with engraved edging.

EDGE: Scalloped

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

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

 

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    VINTAGE ITEMS

    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.