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Harebell Combination Perfume Bell and Compact

rosette RARE Silverplate "The Harebell" Combination Pefume Bell and Powder Compact Circa 1873 ... Exquisite! New Listing!

This is one of the most unique vanity items I have ever run across ... it is a combination perfume dispenser/compact/trinket tray. It was made by BBs and was called "The Harebell" ... see photos for the insignia on the base. The bell at the top has a little "clapper" at the bottom which unscrews ... when the bell is filled with perfume and then inverted, you simply push upward on the little clapper and it dispenses a drop of perfume at a time. I have never seen anything so clever! The trinket tray at the bottom is actually concealing a hidden compact beneath which opens from the back so that the mirror will be lying down facing you so you can apply your powder (or patch if you had these in the tray back in the day). The original puff is still inside. This is such a stunning piece that would look gorgeous on a vanity today! All hallmarked on the bottom (see pics), it has a patent applied for number but I could not locate it so I don't believe it was ever fulfilled. Based on the date of the number, it would date from the 1870's if it had gone through. The same number can be found on the clapper of the bell. Silverplate is electroplated nickel silver. Measures 2-3/8" diameter at the base x 5-1/2" tall.

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$650 includes s/h*

#17196

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8 Ball Compact

rosette 8 Ball Compact with Original Wadsworth BoxNew Listing!

Well, I just sold one of these without a box with attribution to Wadsworth (see below) and then found this one in my collection of compacts that had been boxed up for a while ... and lo and behold it has the original Wadsworth box! This one has been very slightly used and still has the original puff and powder screen inside. The mirror is in the lid and the enamel on the outside is all in very good condition with no damage that I can see worth mentioning. The box is 90% intact with the exception of the top flap and one of the inside top flaps ... they are disconnected but still there. I don't want to tape them but will include the pieces as it can be set up for display with no problem. Perhaps taping from the inside? I will leave that to the next owner :-). Measures 2" diameter.

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$235 includes s/h*

#11015

8 Ball Compact

rosette 8 Ball Compact - Never Used!New Listing!

Fun 8 Ball compact attributed to Wadsworth but not signed, this terrific little palm-sized compact is such a great conversation piece! It has never been used and still has the original puff and powder screen inside the bottom portion. The lid contains a mirror in usable condition. Case has some age-appropriate scuff marks on it but this is just from being stored as the piece has clearly never been used. Measures 2" diameter.

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$199 includes s/h*

#9307

SOLD

Telephone Dial Compact

rosette Telephone Dial Compact with Original BoxNew Listing!

Great collectible black enameled telephone dial compact in mint unused condition with its original box. It is a large size measuring a full 3-1/2" diameter! No maker's mark and I don't have any attribution but it is pictured in many of the compacts books and dates from the 40's or 50's. Interior has a large full mirror in the lid and the original unused puff and powder screen in the base. Superb piece!

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$299 includes s/h*

#9654

SOLD

Kigu Shamrock Musical Compact

rosette Kigu "Shamrock Bouquet" Minuette Musical CompactNew Listing!

This is a rare design Kigu compact with a "window" in the top showcasing a delightful shamrock bouquet ... perfect for St. Patrick's Day! The case is a bright and shiny gold with embossed design on the top and a scalloped shell effect around the sides. Inside is a mirror in the lid, a covered powder well with original unused screen on the right, and a "Minuette" music box on the left (click here for a video to hear the music). The piece is in very fine condition with only the most minor scuffs on the bottom edge ... it has been stored in a black silk pouch which will be included. Just about as close to mint condition as possible for an item of this age which has never been used. Measures almost 3-1/2" x 3" x 1" thick.

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$299 includes s/h*

#11005

Pygmalion Sonata Compact

rosette Pygmalion Sonata Grand Piano CompactNew Listing!

This lovely Pygmalion compact is in the shape of a grand piano and is called "Sonata".  It has been in my private collection for 11 years and I am listing it at exactly what I have in it. It is in mint unused condition with the original powder puff signed "Sonata" and screen still inside. There is a mirror in the lid and the powder compact is in the body portion. The color of this one is a bit unusual in that the legs have a silver/coppery color to them. It is quite pretty and is the way it was when I bought it.   Legs fold flat for storage.  There is some age patination to the metal which I leave as is ... bear in mind that it has been stored wrapped up for many years. Be sure to see pics!  Made in England, it measures 2-3/4" long x 2-1/2" wide x 1-1/2" high with legs open.

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$299 includes s/h*

#11092

Volupte Hand Compact

rosette Rare Volupte' Golden Gesture Black Lace Enameled Hand CompactNew Listing!

Volupte' made an entire line of these compacts called Golden Gesture with varying ornamentations. Some are plain gold, some have a wedding band, and there are two lace glove versions, black and white with enameled flowers at the wrist. The lace gloves are my favorites and this is one that I have had for a long while and I'm ready to pass it along to the next collector to enjoy. The hand opens to reveal a mirror in the top portion and a covered powder well in the bottom with original puff which is very slightly used. The enameling on the top is in mint condition. The bottom of the compact shows some wear at the very bottommost point. Measures 4-5/8" x 2" overall. Priced at exactly what I paid for it 15 years ago.

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$375 includes s/h*

#7976

Deco Compact Bracelet

rosette Deco Compact Bracelet with Red Catalin? "Jewels" - Adjustable!New Listing!

I'm not sure if the red large "jeweled" panels on this bracelet are catalin or plastic as I am not sure how to test for this. However, they have the look of catalin to me. In any event, it is a rare cuff style bracelet with an adjustable band and a concealed compact built into the topmost section. The band is made of brass which has been polished slightly on the outside but the inner portion has old patina. The compact has a mirror in the lid and a screen-covered powder well in the bottom. It is in very good condition with a few very teeny little sratches on the upper right corner of the lid (visible in pics). Other than that, it is terrific! The band has 4 adjustable slots which give a 5/8" range of fit.

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$399 includes s/h*

#13420

Kigu Flying Saucer Musical Compact

rosette Kigu Flying Saucer Musical Compact - RARE ITEM!New Listing!

Before I even get into describing this very rare piece, I want to state up front that it is being sold AS IS and it does not work. It is strictly a shelf piece for display. That being said, and the reason I bought it many years ago, is because it is a great piece for showing off and it looks terrific! The body is brass with a deep cobalt blue night sky with gold stars of the galaxy sprinkled all over. The interior has a mirror in the lid and a covered powder well in the bottom. From the outside the piece is perfect! Now for the bad news: the music box does not work. The hinge needs to be re-soldered to the base. There is one pin that will still hold it together so that the box will stay closed with the clasp but when opened it will come apart. Pictures will show this clearly. In working perfect condition I have seen these sell well over $500. I am listing this one at exactly my cost ... if you want one to enjoy looking at, this is the one for you (as it has been for me). Measures approx. 3" diameter x 1-1/2" high.

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$259 includes s/h*

#12910

Girey Camera Compact rosette Girey Celluloid Glitter Camera Vanity Case with Eagle & ShieldNew Listing!

Here we have a fun little vanity known as a "camera" case due to its unique design which resembles a camera made by Girey. Try as I might, I could NOT get the blue color to show up accurately. Although it looks like a royal blue, in reality it is a vibrant bright deep turquoise with what look to be mica flakes throughout the celluloid that sparkle beautifully. In the center is a brass 3-dimensional eagle with shield and arrows (see close-up).The little button on the lower right corner pops up the center panel which reveals a beveled mirror in the lid (with only a few spots of foxing). In the base is a covered powder well with original unused puff and a rouge pot with a slightly used puff and original rouge still intact. The other end of the compact has a little ring that when pulled upon, a lipstick slides out. This can also be used to clip the vanity to a purse or key chain. Very clever! It is in excellent condition throughout. Measures 1-3/4" wide x 3-1/4" high.

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$165 includes s/h*

#9573

Girey Camera Compact rosette Girey Faux Enamel Guilloche Celluloid Camera Vanity Case in Lemon YellowNew Listing!

Here we have a fun little vanity known as a "camera" case due to its unique design which resembles a camera. Lemon yellow faux enamel guilloche celluloid covers both front and back of this delightful vanity made by Girey. The little button on the lower right corner pops up the center panel which reveals a beveled mirror in the lid (a few minor spots of foxing) and a rouge pot with rouge still intact (slightly used) in the base. Beside this is a covered powder well with original puff. The other end of the compact has a little ring that when pulled upon, a lipstick slides out. This can also be used to clip the vanity to a purse or key chain. Very clever! Celluloid is all in excellent condition with no discoloration, spots or scratches. Measures 1-3/4" wide x 3-1/4" high.

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$195 includes s/h*

#9266

Girey Camera Compact rosette Girey Faux Marble Celluloid Camera Vanity Case - Unused - Like New!New Listing!

Here we have a fun little vanity known as a "camera" case due to its unique design which resembles a camera. Celery green marbleized celluloid covers both front and back of this delightful vanity made by Girey. The little button on the lower right corner pops up the center panel which reveals a beveled mirror in the lid (fairly cloudy due to age). In the bottom is a rouge pot with original puff and rouge still intact (slightly used) and a covered powder well, also with original puff. The other end of the compact has a little ring that when pulled upon, a lipstick slides out. This can also be used to clip the vanity to a purse or key chain. Very clever! Celluloid is all in reasonably good condition with one little dark spot on the back lower edge (see pics). Measures 1-3/4" wide x 3-1/4" high.

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$135 includes s/h*

#9238

Wadsworth Dice Compact rosette Wadsworth Dice CompactNew Listing!

This is a fun little compact not signed but attributed to Wadsworth. It is in the shape of a ball and the case is brass with a lucite window on the top beneath which can be seen two tiny red and green dice. Shake it up and have some fun! Inside is a mirror in the lid and an original puff and powder screen in the base. It does not appear to have been used but the puff does show some age spots. Case shows some patination but has been polished at one time. Measures 2" diameter.

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$85 includes s/h

#13381

Sterling Silver Enamel Guilloche Compact Bracelet rosette Sterling Silver Enamel Guilloche Compact Bracelet with Embroidered Wristband

I am so partial to these delightful little compacts that were meant to be worn as jewelry. This one is a lovely robins egg blue enamel guilloche on a sterling base. The wristband, which is original to the piece, is embroidered and comes with a sliding adjustable snap closure (see pics). Someone has stitched the band together to hold it in position but these can be easily removed so that it will adjust to your wrist without damaging the band itself. Inside the compact there is a mirror in the lid which is in excellent condition. The only thing I need to mention is an area on the edge of the compact where it appears to have a repair but if it is, it was professionally done and is really excellent.  In fact, I did not even notice it until examining it closely. It is extremely well done and I think it was only a chip of the clear coat, not the base color. Measures 1-1/8" diameter.

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$135 includes s/h*

#16879

SOLD

Meux's Special Stout Etui/Compact

rosette Meux's Special Stout Etui / Compact - RARE ITEM!

This is a very favorite collectible that I have had for many years now ... it is a combination etui (fully loaded!) and compact in a novelty bottle-shaped container derived from the famous Meux's Brewery which was founded in London in 1764.  The mechanics of this are delightful ... the lid or cap is actually the thimble beneath which is a removable spindle which holds two thread spools.  One end of the spindle has a removable cap which reveals a compartment to hold needles (2 are still inside).  Now for the really fun part!  Turn it over and you will see yourself in the mirror on the bottom ... but that's not all.  The bottom portion is also removable and inside can be found a powder cake in the "cap" and tucked inside the bottle portion is the sweetest little puff you ever saw ... complete with tiny ring handle and ribbon remnants. I have never seen another like this anywhere ... it is truly a rare piece and a crossover collectible for sewing afficianados also.  Measures 1" diameter at base x almost 3" tall. Marked "Depose" on the neck ... English origin.

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$399 includes s/h*

#13680

Girey Camera Compact

rosette Girey Century of Progress Chicago 1934 Camera Compact

I've had this very pretty Girey camera compact in my collection for many years. The colors in this one are just extraordinary ... turquoise blue case with mica flakes make it sparkle like jewels. The cover depicts the Sky Ride and says Sky Ride, Century of Progress, Chicago, 1934. The interior opens to reveal a nice beveled mirror in the top, rouge pot (rouge still intact) and covered powder pot. Both of the original puffs are still there. Now for the condition:  there is normal age appropriate wear to the silver frame as evidenced in the pics. There is a split in the frame (also visible in close-up) right at the hinge point. I have had this repaired so that it works perfectly but the split is still visible. It didn't bother me as the compact is just so unique and pretty that it's not really noticeable. Other than that, the compact is in great shape. It measures 1-3/4" wide x 3-1/4" long.

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$99 includes s/h*

#9775

Compact Bracelet
rosette Silver(tone) Floral Compact Bracelet

This is a very pretty and feminine bracelet with a compact inside. There are 3-dimensional flowers on the top and sides of this piece. The bracelet opens with a clasp and is hinged on the opposite side. The top lifts up to reveal a mirror in the lid and original powder screen in the base. Measures 2-1/2" diameter. Top (compact) measures 1-7/8 ". Excellent condition throughout ... doesn't appear to have ever been used! I will include a tiny swansdown puff (not pictured). Unmarked.

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$399 includes s/h*

#14156

Novelty Pli compact rosette Black and Gold Floral French "Pli"

I just love these ingenious little Pli powder dusters made in France. What makes them unique is that the loose powder is put into the slender end (cap with Pli name on it unscrews). The opposite end also unscrews and as you push the tube inward, a feathered puff pops out the other end! With a little shake, the powder is then dispensed into the puff for dusting onto your face. This one is a rare black color with a gold floral design around the outside. It is in excellent condition (minor wear to the gold) and the feathers are all intact and fluffy like new. Just a wonderful little invention! Measures 3-1/4" long x 3/4" wide overall.

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$145 includes s/h*

#10371

Schuco Monkey Compact

rosette Schuco Green Mohair Monkey Compact - Circa 1929

Here we have an adorable little Schuco monkey compact ... not an extremely rare item, but a rare color. This one is emerald green! Made all of mohair by Schuco in the late 20's, he is completely jointed. His head removes to reveal a little lipstick container in his neck. His tummy then opens to expose a powder pat on one side and a mirror on the other and the powder is still there! The little face is metal based with flocking on it in pretty good shape. Mohair is in fairly decent condition ... I have seen these where the mohair is completely gone after all these years. This little fellow has some slight loss but overall is in very good condition. Felt ears, hands and feet all original and accounted for! Measures 3-1/2" tall. He is just waiting for someone to adopt and love him ... will it be you?

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$550 includes s/h*

#12849

Silver Bauhaus Art Deco Compact Bracelet rosette Silver "Bauhaus" Art Deco Bracelet Compact by AD

Wow! Just look at the strong deco influence in this delightful silver Bauhaus compact bracelet! I've never seen anything like it before ... dating from the 30's, it is signed "AD" inside the band (a company I'm not familiar with). The base metal is a combination of polished and satin finished chrome. The top lifts up to reveal a nicely beveled mirror in the lid and original powder screen in the base. The bracelet is hinged on one side and snaps into place with a metal bar that becomes an integral part of the design. It is a stunning cuff style bracelet that measures 2-1/2" wide x 2" high (inside dimensions) ... outside dimension height is 2-1/2". Overall excellent condition with age-appropriate minimal wear.

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$499 includes s/h*

#12518

Volupte Golden Gesture Compact - Click for Details

rosette Volupte' Golden Gesture Hand-shaped Compact with ORIGINAL BOX

Here we have a fun compact by Volupte' in the shape of a lady's hand ... called the "Golden Gesture". According to a 1946 Volupte' ad, these hand-shaped compacts were inspired by the "fabulous art of the East." This is a relatively easy compact to find; however, this one has the ORIGINAL box as well as the little protective sleeve inside. The compact itself is in very good condition with no dents or scratches as are commonly found in these. Original puff still inside but mirror has lost considerable silvering over the years. All in all, it's still a great piece! Measures 4-1/2" long x 2-1/4" high.

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$199 includes s/h*

#12446

Deco Style Compact Bracelet rosette RARE Art Deco Enameled Compact Bracelet with Marcasite Jewels

This is only the second enameled compact bracelet I have owned ... the top of this one is a lovely solid emerald green color surrounded by marcasite jewels. The interior has a metallic mirror in the lid with a rouge pot behind it (still with rouge intact). There is also a covered powder well in the base. The expandable cuff bracelet is finished in silver metal ... not sure if it is silverplate or chrome? In either case, it is in fantastic condition. All marcasites are intact and enameling is excellent. Don't miss the chance to own this gem!

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$599 includes s/h*

#9298

Elephant Beauty Box

rosette Figural Elephant Beauty Box

This is a really fun and stunning piece of art deco for the lady's vanity .... a powder and rouge box with a full-figured elephant on the lid. It was made by W. M. Mfg. Company and was patented in 1930. This gorgeous piece is referenced in Gerson's book on page 177. this piece is in excellent condition with good patina to silver finish. Measures 4-3/4" x 3-1/2" x 3-1/4" high approx.

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$325 includes s/h*

#12442

Trio-Ette Compact by Pate

rosette Rare RED Trio-Ette Compact by Plate'

Another one of my favorite compacts due to the ingenious design and use of space. The front has a beautiful deeply embossed rose surrounded with leaves ... the outer rim has raised beaded design. The rose lifts up to reveal a mirror inside the lid and the original powder screen in base. Flip it over and there is a mirror on the back side as well. This also opens up to reveal yet another mirror on the reverse side and a rouge pot in the base with original Plate' puff. Rouge still inside! The handle pulls out to offer a storage compartment for a tiny lipstick. There were different versions of this design made ... I have seen them both with the open handle like this and with the lipstick attached. Excellent condition throughout. Measures 4-1/2" long x 2-3/4" wide overall.

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$175 includes s/h*

#12420

Sterling Silver Mirror rosette Sterling Silver and Aqua Enamel Guilloche Miniature Hand Mirror Compact for Chatelaine

This is a darling little chatelaine compact in sterling silver with an aqua enamel guilloche top. The reverse side has a mirror on the front and also opens to reveal a powder well with another mirror inside in excellent condition. Tiny ring at base of handle is to attach to a chatelaine but could be worn on a pendant as well. The enameling is in excellent condition with a tiny bit of roughness around the perimeter which is partially the way it was made and partially from wear. Trust me when I say the lighting in the photo makes it look much worse than it is ... in person it appears to be fine. Measures 3-1/2" long x 1-3/4" wide overall.

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$175 includes s/h*

#10850

Figural Enameled Mirror Compact rosette Very Rare Figural Hand Mirror Shaped Compact with Romantic Couple on Front
~Mint condition!~

This is a very rare and quite beautiful hand-mirror shaped compact in rich cobalt enameling with a hand-painted impressionistic courting scene on the front. This is a bit larger than some ... measures 5-1/4" long x 2" wide. Interior has original unused powder screen and puff and oval beveled mirror in lid. Original gold foil label on mirror reads "Elegante" and is shaped like a crown. This has been in my personal collection for quite some time and is one of my favorite pieces! 

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$499 includes s/h*

#9801

Schuco Green Mohair Monkey Compact

rosette Schuco Green Mohair Monkey Compact - Circa 1929

This is a very rare little figural monkey compact made by Schuco in 1929. The body is all green mohair in very good condition for these compacts ... usually they are missing more than half of their "fur" and the felt feet, hands and ears tend to come off over the years. This one has all his body parts ... head lifts off to reveal a lipstick in the neck. Belly area holds a mirror on one side and powder pat on the other. The original little puff is even still inside! These are more commonly found in brown ... green is considered quite rare and his color is pretty good with some fading. Actually, the first and last pictures above are closest to his true colors ...middle two look more faded than he is. Measures just a bit over 3-1/2" tall. Great collectible!

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$550 includes s/h*

#13469

Pygmalion Globe Compact rosette Pygmalion "Golden Globe" Compact - never used!

How many of us would like to have the world in our hands? Well, now you can! This darling little golden globe by Pygmalion will let you do that in a most glamorous way. Bright and shiny gold globe with all the continents embossed, many countries, and the oceans as well. This one is in near mint condition with the only marks against it being a few foxing marks on the original powder screen inside (the compact has never been used) and a crease in the original puff. Other than that, the compact is absolutely perfect. The outside is shiny bright with nary a scuff ... about as good as they get! Measures 2" diameter and signed "Pygmalion" in the powder well with Registered #1960. Made in England. Comes in little black pouch to protect it.

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$275 includes s/h

#11806

French Filigreed Hand Mirror Compact rosette French Filigreed Hand Mirror Compact

Here we have a wonderful little compact in the shape of a hand mirror... it comes with its own little protective sleeve which is stamped "sanz tarongi-paris" on the inside. The compact itself has a beveled mirror on the reverse side which opens to reveal another beveled mirror on the inside. Original powder screen can be found inside with traces of loose powder and a pretty peach-colored swansdown puff. Made in France. Measures 4-3/4" long x 2-1/4" diameter. Excellent condition!

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$199 includes s/h*

#9752

Wrist Compact

rosette Lavender Enamel Guilloche Wrist Compact

This is a very rare sterling silver wrist compact in lavender enamel guilloche. The top of the compact has damage on either end but because of the color, it blends in pretty well. I have never tried to have this touched up but perhaps an expert could do that. It never really bothered me that much. Inside the compact is a little peach swansdown puff (well used) and a mirror inside the lid. Compact measures 1-1/4" diameter. Hallmarks inside (see close-up above) ... will try to date it from these. Wrist strap is an obvious replacement. Priced accordingly.

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$225 includes s/h*

#11805

Elgin Spaceship Compact rosette Elgin American Sterling Silver Spaceship Compact

This is a large mint condition Elgin compact in the shape of a spaceship and all in sterling silver! This is a design I have never seen before ... interior has a large mirror in the lid and a covered powder well in the bottom with spring latch. Original unused puff still inside marked "Elgin American". One of the finest compacts I've run across ... and condition is extraordinary ... no dents or scratches to surface at all. Measures 4" diameter! 

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$225 includes s/h*

#13002

Victorian Walnut Shell Novelty Compact
rosette Victorian Walnut Compact Pendant / Chatelaine

What an adorable little compact! Shaped like a walnut shell in embossed silver-over-copper (silver is wearing through in several places) ... dates from the 1800's. It was meant to be worn as a pendant or possibly hanging from a chatelaine. Inside the nut we have a tiny glass perfume bottle with cork stopper nestled inside a felt-lined cylinder on a swivel for easy removal. On the other side is a picture of a lovely lady with a Gibson girl hair style. When you lift the little catch on the top of the picture, it swings open to reveal a mirror on the reverse side and a tiny puff for loose powder. It is just adorable! One of my favorite pieces of Victoriana ... and now it can be yours. Measures about 1-3/4" high and 1-1/4" across at widest point.

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$325 includes s/h*

#10948

Henriette Admiral's Cap Compact rosette Henriette Admiral's Cap Compact in Royal Blue

I normally don't buy these admiral hat compacts but the royal blue color on this one intrigued me. Front of brim has the gold seal of the U.S. ... very pretty! Cap opens up to reveal a mirror in the lid (lots of silver loss due to age) and powder well in base with original powder screen and a puff which may or may not be original. Made by Henriette (unsigned) ... excellent condition other than mirror. I will be polishing up the base with Novus polish to remove any dirt or scuffs ... it will sparkle! Measures 3" diameter x 1-3/8" high.

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$175 includes s/h*

#13403

French Filigreed Hand Mirror Compact rosette French Filigreed Hand Mirror Compact

Here we have a wonderful little compact in the shape of a hand mirror ... it was made in France. The filigree is deep and beneath it can be seen a pearlized celluloid backing ... very pretty! The compact itself has a beveled mirror on the reverse side which opens to reveal another beveled mirror on the inside. Appears to have never been used.. Made in France. Measures 4-3/4" long x 2-1/4" diameter. Excellent condition!

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$125 includes s/h*

#9778

Silver Repousse Hand Mirror Compact rosette Repousse' Silver Hand Mirror Shaped Vanity Case w/ Jeweled Handle

Isn't this just such a fun little vanity? Shaped like a hand mirror, the entire outside of the case is done in repousse' silver (looks and tarnishes like sterling but I can't find a mark). The 'front' of the vanity has a mirror which opens to reveal a beveled mirror in the lid and a powder screen for loose powder in the base. The handle has a faux topaz jewel which, when pulled on, slides out the lipstick. Adorable! Be sure to look at all the great pictures of this unique item. Measures 2-3/4" wide x 5-1/4" long.

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$375 includes s/h*

#9290

Coty Jingle Bells Compact <rosette Coty "Jingle Bells" Compact - Circa 1940's

This is a rare Coty "Jingle Bells" compact in goldtone case. It features a row of little gold bells on a scalloped swivel 'handle' that jingles when carried. Interior features a mirror in the lid. On one side of the base is a rouge pot with full rouge, paper cover, and original Coty puff (used). The other side has a covered powder well also with original used Coty puff. Such a rare little gem and so fun! Compact body measures 3-3/4" x 2-1/4" high (3" with bells).

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$165 includes s/h*

#9834

Girey Camera Compact rosette Girey "Camera" Compact with Figural Scene on One Side, Faux Marble on Other

This is a highly-collectible compact made to resemble a camera (see view of other side). A lipstick is stored in one end and the case opens from both sides. One side has a tiny manicure set stored inside and the other houses a powder compartment with powder screen and beveled mirror in the lid (silver on mirror beginning to deteriorate but looks better than scan shows). The back features a scene of two lovers embracing under a street lantern. Reverse side and ends of case are a two-tone green faux marble. It is in excellent condition. Not marked but most assuredly made by Girey as this is their design. Measures approximately 2-3/4" diameter.

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$135 includes s/h*

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