Vintage souvenir powder compact with Cornish pixie and toadstool on celluloid lid, c 1930s or 1940s


Shipping to United States: $14.27

This lovely, and unusual little powder compact probably dates to around the 1930s. It may have been a holiday souvenir of Cornwall, England. This compact is made from a silver tone metal, and is inlaid with celluloid. There is a silver Cornish pixie, leaping over a toadstool in the centre. The engine turned base has “made in England” engraved on the edge. The internal mirror is polished metal. The compact is designed to hold pressed powder, and has an empty powder tray inside.


🔸This unbranded powder compact is in good used vintage condition.
🔸The hinge and clasp work as they should.
🔸The silver tone metal is bright, with some surface abrasions and marks. Please see the photos
🔹The metal mirror has scuffs and a small dent, so doesn’t give as clear a reflection as it should. Please see the photos.

Dimensions 2" x 2" x 3/8"
5cm x 5cm x 1cm

📦 This item will be sent using Tracked and Signed for Royal Mail shipping where possible, or Tracked to countries where signed for isn't available. Within the U.K., this item will be shipped by 1st class Royal Mail signed for.

Thank you so much for looking. If you have any queries or would like to see more photos, please feel free to contact me.

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