ANTIQUE ELGIN CLOCK CO. ART NOUVEAU “LADIES CARRY-ALL” CLASSIC CAR COMPACT!


ANTIQUE ELGIN CLOCK CO. ART NOUVEAU “LADIES CARRY-ALL” CLASSIC CAR COMPACT!
RARE ANTIQUE ART NOUVEAU STYLE
ELGIN CLOCK CO. SILVER PLATE
“LADIES CARRY-ALL” CLASSIC CAR COMPACT
WITH BALE HANDLE!LISTED FOR AUCTION TODAY IS A LOVELY ANTIQUE COMPACT. IT IS CLEARLY MARKED ON THE PATTERNED INTERIOR “ELGIN CLOCK CO.” IN A SHIELD AND “EAM”. IT IS SILVER PLATE AND MEASURES ABOUT 3 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (3 1/8″ TO TOP OF BALE HANDLE) X 5/8″ THICK. MANY OF THIS STYLE WERE USED IN VANITIES OF CLASSIC CARS! COVERED IN ORNATE DESIGNS THERE IS A BLANK PLAQUE ON BOTH THE FRONT AND BACK. IT OPENS TO REVEAL A MIRROR IN AN EMBOSSED GOLD FRAME AND A COMPARTMENT THAT CONTAINS REMNANTS OF FACE POWDER, AN EMPTY ROUGE AND TINY LIPSTICK HOLDER. IT HAS CERTAINLY BEEN USED, MUST HAVE BEEN HER FAVORITE AND HAS WEAR TO THE SILVER PLATE FINISH. IT OPENS AND CLOSES EASILY AND LATCHES SECURELY. WONDERFUL VERY RARE OLD ADDITION FOR YOUR COLLECTION!

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