This wonderful Empress duo compact by Stratton, has an integrated lipstick holder. The lid has an engine turned design, with a wave patterned border and a blank cartouche. The base has a curl design that was used on Stratton's more luxurious compacts during the 1950s. The lipstick holder has "Stratton no.1" engraved on the base, and has no traces of lipstick. The mirror has it’s “Real diamond cut front,“ sticker. The self opening inner lid has Stratton's "compact in hand logo" engraved on it, and pops open to reveal it’s rectangular mirror. The compact has its used powder sifter and branded box, from a jewellers in Nottingham, England. This may not have been its original box, as it doesn’t fully shut. However, the box dates to the same age as the compact.
🔸This vintage Stratton compact is in very good used condition.
🔸The hinges and clasps work as they should.
🔸The self opening inner lid mechanism works well.
🔸The mirror gives an clear reflection, with a mark by the frame.
🔸The box is intact and in good condition, with some scuffs to the corners and edges.
🔹The lid and the lipstick holder have some scuffing. Please see the photos.
🔹The mirror has a mark at the edge. Please see the photos.
Diameter 3 1/4" x 2 3/4" x 3/8", depth of the lipstick holder 5/8"
8.3cm x 7cm x 0.8cm, depth of the lipstick holder 1.6cm
📦 This item will be sent using Tracked Royal Mail shipping, or tracked and signed for where available, and Tracked and Signed for to Europe. Within the U.K., this item will be shipped by 2nd class Royal Mail signed for.
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