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    Posted 10 years ago

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    These are a few compacts from my collection. I have started to really like all things enamel. They appear to be from the 30s and 40s, maybe a bit earlier or later. I hope this is the right category for these!

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    Vintage Compact  "Secret of the Sea" - Dorothy Gray- NEVER FILLED
    Vintage Compact "Secret of the...
    Vintage Superb USA Heart Shape Pink Floral Etched Design Brass Compact Mirror
    Vintage Superb USA Heart Shape Pink...
    Vintage RARE 1950 Salvador Dali Elgin American Bird In Hand Compact PillBox
    Vintage RARE 1950 Salvador Dali Elg...
    Superb Guilloche Enamel Hallmarked Silver Compact By Gieves Birmingham 1930
    Superb Guilloche Enamel Hallmarked ...
    Vintage Compact  "Secret of the Sea" - Dorothy Gray- NEVER FILLED
    Vintage Compact "Secret of the...
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    1. sabyrd8 sabyrd8, 10 years ago
      I have posted a compact recently whose design is similar to the square compact in your first photo....but my compact is round instead of square. See sabyrd8's show and tell. Mine is hallmarked...are any of yours? I'm trying to discover what the hallmark means. If you can help I would be most appreciative.
    2. upstatenycollector upstatenycollector, 10 years ago
      I will check when I get home to see what I can find out.
    3. upstatenycollector upstatenycollector, 10 years ago
      Sorry it took so long, I got busy. The first pic (green) is actually rectangular, ad is marked FM CO (F.M.Co.: Finberg Mfg. Co.) The square blue one in the 3rd pic is marked marathon, and the purse shaped one in pic 2 is marked LeMonde. None are sterling, and all seem to be from the 20s and 30s. I picked them up because I like the enamel work.
    4. Dessa, 9 years ago
      I have a smaller compact like the first square one.. It has a D engraved on it and is in fair condition. It has a chain and lipstick attached. This one also opens up and has a morrow and blush and a compartment where I guess they kept the blush thing. There is still lipstick and blush on this. It would be great to find out who's it was with DNA! Where can I find more of these?
    5. dtc241079, 8 years ago
      I can tell you if they are made in England.

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