1950s Stratton Compact Faux Tortoise Shell Engine Turned Gold Tone

$18.97

Shipping to United States: $27.83

This is a beautiful little compact. It’s part of my own compact collection, which I’m breaking up.
The Powder compact is a gold tone and has been engine, Guilloché, turned, with a true mirror and with original powder
It was given to me in the late 1970s and I as already well used. I haven’t used it at all as it’s been stored in my collection

Engine turning, (Guilloché)
also known as jewelling, is a fine geometric pattern turned onto metal as a finish. Aluminium is often the metal chosen to inscribe, but any appropriate surface can be finely machined to produce intricate repetitive patterns that offer reflective interest and fine detail.

Stunning condition and once belonging to a celebrity of the 1940s.

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