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    Posted 8 years ago

    valentino97
    (717 items)

    Green is my favorite color. In 2008 someone from the white house sent me some stimulous money (was it $300?) so I stimulated many junk and antique stores in Burlington, Iowa during a business trip. This was in perfect unused shape - maybe she didn't like green. My favorites are the comb and the mirror. The perfume bottle has never held perfume. I use the lidded boxes for loose jewelry on my dresser. I DIDN'T pay $300 for it - I think it was around $98. I've found some cool reasonably priced vanity items on ebay - but sets like this are mostly found displayed beautifully in stores. I think mine is considered a "cheap set". On the other hand....when a set is complete the value is much more. It doesn't matter - I love it - that's what counts.

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    Comments

    1. valentino97 valentino97, 8 years ago
      Thank you to all who looked at this and liked and loved it.
    2. valentino97 valentino97, 7 years ago
      Sharone - this is for you!
    3. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      valentino,
      This is simply spectacular!! I love that green color and the original case if fantastic!
    4. valentino97 valentino97, 4 years ago
      Thanks Scott - it is very special.
    5. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 5 months ago
      When you see something you love..get it!
      If it’s in reason, and $98 is certainly in reason. I love the color green also and to find a complete set like this is rare! Who can say different?
    6. valentino97 valentino97, 5 months ago
      It's pretty fantastic for that price. Thank you Eileen for getting it!! This type of set is not as collectible now unless it's sterling silver, with monograms or in pristine condition which this case is not, but everything inside is. Oh well. Since I posted this I have found 4 other matching items: 2 lidded 5x4" vanity boxes, a large hand mirror and mechanical pencil. All in the nice mottled green, white, brown colors.

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