Vintage Handbag Shaped Compact Mirror by Mascot, Made in England, 1950s


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Collectible vintage compact case by Mascot in the shape of a miniature handbag, made of gold tone metal with engine turned details in classic deco style. It has a hinged lid with snap closure, and gilt interior.

The compact opens by gently pushing the top handle backwards, which then reveals a mirror inside one lid, and the powder-well door in the other. A small rectangular panel on the front of the case is left blank for optional engraving.

In very good condition with minor signs of age and use. The interior is very clean, and both outer and interior lids have a strong clasp closing action. Comes with the sifter.

Measures 7.5 cm x 6.5 cm
(1.5 cm deep)

Marked with ‘Made in Great Britain’ underneath the mirror.
Mascot’s crown symbol is embossed onto the powder door.

//////// Mascot was a tradename used by the London-based manufacturer A.S. Brown & Co Ltd in England. The company purchased Kigu in the late 1970s before being taken over by Laughton & Sons, makers of Stratton.////////

This item is delivered free within UK, and with discounted shipment for everywhere else. Multiple international purchases will show combined postage to give you the best price. Please contact me if you don’t see the postage discount at checkout and I will happily amend.

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Very good

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