c1940s Compact with Flower and Leaf Details by Volupté, USA
Product Ref: C340 ||
To our eyes, this bold and unusual compact stands out for the detailed decoration that covers its exterior! It was made by American company Volupté Inc (of Fifth Avenue, New York City), which existed between the 1920s and the late 1950s. Volupté was particularly known for...
c1960s Compact and Lipstick Holder Set by Regent of London
Product Ref: C345 ||
We immediately recognised the colourful lid decoration displayed by this compact, as we have seen the same design on the only other 'Regent of London' item we have previously offered at Perfectly Vintage! However, in this instance, the compact is also accompanied by a matching lipstick...
1950s Powder Compact with Floral Stitchwork Decoration
Product Ref: C327 ||
This elegant compact caught our eye for its gleaming finish and dainty needlework decoration! It is a slightly smaller size than many of the compacts we see from the same period, and its circular casing is made from shining goldtone metal. The base displays an attractive pattern of...
c1950s Boxed Goldtone Metal Lipstick Holder made for P&O
Product Ref: V28 ||
As soon as we caught sight of this impressive lipstick holder, we thought it would hold strong appeal to collectors of vintage vanity items! We come across lipstick holders together with powder compacts (in boxed sets) from time to time, but it is rare for us to see the holder...
1940s/1950s Compact with Colourful Floral Decoration
Product Ref: C310 ||
We love the striking and boldly-coloured floral design that adorns the lid of this powder compact! The compact does not show a maker's name, but close examination of the interior mirror frame (with a magnifier) reveals a very faint fragment of the word 'Britain' within the metalwork...
1950s Powder Compact with Floral Decoration by Stratton
Product Ref: C318 ||
Our attention was immediately captured by the colourful floral design on the lid of this charming Stratton compact! The design of the compact belongs to a range that Stratton produced between the late 1940s and the early 1960s. The range changed its name several times during that...
1930s Black Enamelled Powder Compact with Floral Detail
Product Ref: C317 ||
We come across vintage compacts decorated with floral stitchwork from time to time, but this example immediately caught our eye, due to the additional attraction of black enamelling! The compact is square-shaped (with rounded corners), and the casing is formed from metal displaying a...
1940s/1950s Powder Compact with Floral Pattern
Product Ref: C325 ||
Our attention was initially caught by the striking pattern on the lid of this compact, and further examination revealed it to show other unusual elements. The square casing displays a robust, weighty design, and is made from metal with a goldtone finish. The base has a 'brushed' metal...