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Hand Mirrors30 of 55Unknown Maker -- Small *MOSAIC*  MirrorAntique Mirror
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    Posted 5 years ago

    Efesgirl
    (1013 items)

    I have never come across a hand mirror made of plastic that was so pretty. There is a little blob of a foil label left on the back (3rd photo). I don't think it was part of a set. The handle is angled rather than rounded or like a paddle, which makes it seem Art Deco. I see what looks like a seam down the side, so that eliminates Bakelite. In great condition, aside from the usual signs of wear. I have just one other hand mirror, an arts and crafts type, hand beaten copper and enamel on wood. I use it every single day.
    So - off to see if I can find another one of these online somewhere.

    Thanks for stopping to admire the pigeon cage reflected in the mirror, LOL!
    Bonnie

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    Comments

    1. Karenoke Karenoke, 5 years ago
      I agree, this is very pretty! Love all that marbling! Happy new year!
    2. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      I have a few items of this marbled hard plastic - my Plano tackle box, a vanity mirror that holds cotton balls and a drinking glass (ick, I wouldn't drink out of it). This type of plastic is from 60's-70's (as you know) and when it's scratched is crappy looking, but when it's perfect like your mirror! Gorgeous.

      Obviously no pidgeons in your life right now? :-)
    3. SpiritBear, 5 years ago
      What is the cage for?
    4. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 5 years ago
      Val - that's the house/cage for the young ones for next year. There are three other buildings on the property, all filled with pigeons!
    5. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 5 years ago
      SpiritBear - for the young homing pigeons, which are not yet born. There are a total of four pigeons houses in my backyard.
    6. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Cute mirror, the shape is very stylish!

      How many pigeons do you have?
      Would love to see them! I raised several babies fallen from balcony in Paris, they learnt to fly in my flat before being released :-D
    7. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 5 years ago
      Really pretty mirror Bonnie.....have not see this sort of plastic before!!
    8. Morganmon21 Morganmon21, 5 years ago
      Pretty mirror! Very neat.

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