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Miller's Powder Compacts

Miller's Powder Compacts

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Code article: 5095


Powder Compacts
64 Pages
150 color photos
Soft cover
21 x 15 cm

Powder compacts have been produced throughout the 20th century in an enticing range of materials and decorative styles, offering tremendous scope to collectors. This guide provides potential and practising collectors with an introduction to these items. It covers compacts from the 1920s, Stratton classics of the 1940s and 1950s, kitsch plastic specimens, souvenir designs, and the elegant creations of contemporary fashion houses. Brands illustrated range from Gwenda, Flamingo and Mascot in Britain to Henriette and Evans in the US and Christian Dior in France.