Elgin American gold and silver powder compact with flying exotic bird, c1950s vintage handbag makeup mirror with trapezium shape

Shipping to United States: $18.19
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This elegant Elgin American compact is a bright gold tone metal, with a silver tone lid. It’s lid is decorated with an image of flying bird with a long tail. The base is plain. The inner lid is engine turned with “Elgin American inc” in the centre. The powder well has a felt rim, and it’s branded powder puff. This compact would make a lovely gift.


🔸This Elgin American powder compact is in very good used vintage condition.
🔸The catches and hinges work as they should.
🔸The mirror gives a good reflection.
🔸The gold and silver tone metal is bright and shiny.
🔹The exterior has some scuffs and scratches. Please see the photos.
🔹The powder well’s felt edge has come unstuck. Please see the photos.


3 1/2” to 2” x 2 3/4” or 8.8cm to 5.2cm x 6.9cm

📦 This item will be sent using Tracked Royal Mail shipping or Tracked and Signed for where available, and Tracked and Signed for to EU countries. 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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