It seems there is an absence of compacts and other older things. The compact opens and closes well, mirror is no cracked and there are remnants of the original powder. Mirror is lightly fogged. Decoupage Rococo Painting Repro decor. Gold and silver items require specialist valuations, as the metal alone has a market value, irrespective of the workmanship. BCCS members are able to buy small wire stands as part of a selection of merchandise available to members.
Gold tone bottom signed Stratton and has a faint dent close to it. Vintage round goldtone Stratton compact with lovely Asian feeling orange and dark blue floral design on white enamel. Only 2000 have been made for sale throughout the United Kingdom, and we hope you will treasure your personal number of this edition. There seems to be a problem serving the request at this time. Original signed puff, gold tone signature showing wear.
Vintage Stratton Compact
The interior hinged clip is intact and working well, and signed 'Stratton'. It is important when collecting to maintain the integrity of the original, so replacing old with new is not recommended. The best solution would be not to buy a compact with a broken or missing mirror, unless it is important for your collection even in its damaged state. Does your compact appeal because of other interests you may have, such as fashion, royal or military history, art, travel, bird watching, ballet? What is it worth? There's always ebay but the prices on there for compacts unless you manage to find one of the few and far between low priced items have gone up a lot over the years!
Buying Format see all. I was looking for something like this, thanks! We strongly advise you NOT to buy them. Dating Stratton Powder Compacts. Back case shows design of 1970s.
Give a little thought to what you like about your old powder compact. Has it ever been used? Iridescent MOP checkerboard tiles on lid, no cracks, no wear. Inside is gold tone,no puff and powderlid is absent, mirror. Gold tone bottom signed Stratton and has a faint dent close to it. Compact look unused with original puff and sifter.
If you want to use one of your vintage compacts, then some retailers of modern Stratton compacts sell a size of sifter and replacement puffs , which may fit the dimensions of certain older compacts. Results Pagination - Page 1 1 2 3 4. If the compact has the "Compact in Hand" logo on the inner lid, then it was made between 1950 and 1970.
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The condition of a compact always affects its value. Sorcha x Bright Field Notes. If the compact has the "Compact in Hand" logo on the inner lid, then it was made between 1950 and 1970.
One side of the top has some material missing. Does it have its original box? Explore More from this Seller. I was looking for something like this, thanks!
Almost no wear to gold tone. There are a few minor blemishes on the gold as can be seen in the photos. Where do I find compacts? Compact mirror excellent condition.
Has it ever been used? Dating Stratton compacts is always going to be a work in progress, even after four years of collecting i'm still learning, finding new ways of dating you can even date through the size and shape of the original powder puffs. Such interests may inspire you to collect on a theme. Pressed powder residue in pan. The condition of a compact always affects its value.
Stratton - Compacts
Very nice condition Stratton, England compact. Original signed puff, gold tone signature showing wear. They can be really hit and miss can't they?! The condition is good on the outside the mirror has some damage. Glory like floral pattern and chased scalloped edge, waffle pattern on back. Is it made of precious metal?
Using thicker glass can cause the compact to bend. Back case shows design of 1970s. Very heavy and large case. Signed on exterior base Stratton England. Patent 764125 on inner powder pan rim. Please beware of compacts with colourful plaques applied to the lid.
Gold tone bottom with surface wear and few dings. Decoupage Rococo Painting Repro decor. Lovely silver tone Stratton powder compact, has engine turned design.
BCCS members are able to buy small wire stands as part of a selection of merchandise available to members. Thank you - they brighten a wall up that's for sure when I have them in my cabinets... If the compact has the "Compact in Hand" logo on the inner lid, then it was made between 1950 and 1970. Rachael Thursday, January 16, 2014. We all have our own likes and dislikes and there are compacts to collect that suit a variety of tastes and interests. Many of us may always buy whatever takes our fancy, but some collectors like to specialise in a particular period, such as the 1930s, or a particular manufacturer.