Dating stratton compacts

dating stratton compacts

Are there any vintage Stratton compacts?

A quick search of the internet shows that there are many sellers describing Stratton compacts as ‘vintage but new’ and ‘vintage style’ so it is useful to understand how to date Strattons if you are looking for vintage Stratton compacts. Stratton compacts were produced in very large numbers.

Is Stratton a good powder compact brand?

Without doubt Stratton were the most successful brand of British powder compact. The quality of their enamel was clearly superior to the other British brands at the time. Vintage Stratton accessories are highly collectible today and many have proved to be a good investment.

What is the largest Stratton compact?

This is probably the largest Stratton compact. This magnificent compact measures 4 inches diameter! The splendid unused Stratton Large Flapjack loose powder compact in the original box shown above is embellished with highly stylized floral motifs which form the most captivating composition.

Is this a StrattonScone without inner lidpowder compact?

The vanity shown above is an extremely rare Stratton Scone without Inner Lid powder compact which is decorated with an exquisitely detailed pictorial inlay of a courting couple in Georgian attire. We have never seen the lid decoration before. The subject matter makes this 1940s compact sought-after.

Is the Stratton Scone without inner lid gilded?

The mirror bezel is signed STRATTON MADE IN ENGLAND. The powder well is typical for this model, it is gilded. The Stratton Scone without Inner Lid is one of the most appealing models. We never know what will appear next.

Is this a StrattonScone without inner lidpowder compact?

The vanity shown above is an extremely rare Stratton Scone without Inner Lid powder compact which is decorated with an exquisitely detailed pictorial inlay of a courting couple in Georgian attire. We have never seen the lid decoration before. The subject matter makes this 1940s compact sought-after.

How much does a Stratton Scone weigh?

The golden mirror frame is signed STRATTON MADE IN ENGLAND. This compact has an unusual hinged clip. The base is decorated with circular bands of stars. Measures 2 3/4 inches and weighs 79.9 grams. ‘Scone without Inner Lid - known to be available in 1948.

Are Stratton powder compacts rare?

While the Stratton Princess is not a rare model, some of them have rare lid decorations, like the one above. This ceramic plaque is handcrafted and makes this vanity a scarce and sought-after powder compact. Shop the collection. More information the makers of the Stratton brand .

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