Vintage refillable pressed or cream powder compact. It is gold tone with a black enamel lid that is adorned with flying ducks. The Patent No. 753169 is a British patent granted in 1956 to A. S. Brown & Co. for a modification to a catch for compacts that were particularly adapted to take blocks of solid powder. At the time of the patent application A. S. Brown was based in Bow and "Mascot" was the company’s most familiar brand name.
• Era: 1950's
• Designer: Mascot
• Marks: Pat. 753169
• Flying Ducks
• Made in Great Britain
Measurements: Length: 3 in / 8 cm Width: 3 in / 8 cm Height: 0.375 in / 1 cm
Condition: Pre-Owned Compact is in good condition. The gold has darkened with age. Mirror has some spots from age.
Compacts will come in a gift box ready for gift giving.