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Posted 7 months ago

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ttomtucker
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One of the nicer compacts my wife and I found at a garage sale. The case is made of brass and the officers hat is made of copper. The insignia of the back is for the Army Medical Corps. Compacts made of metal during the start of 1942 had restrictions for cosmetic use. The cosmetic industry started using Lucite and Plexiglas during the war years.

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  1. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 7 months ago
    She has a good eye, what a beautiful piece !~
  2. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 7 months ago
    That is really nice, especially the hat.
  3. vanskyock24 vanskyock24, 7 months ago
    very interesting tom thanks for sharing.
  4. inky inky, 7 months ago
    Lovely! ttomtucker...:-)

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