Vintage Rex Fifth Avenue Mirror Compact, Lucite & Sterling Silver Deposit Top For Sale
Vintage Rex Fifth Avenue Mirror Compact, Lucite & Sterling Silver Deposit Top:
Vintage Rex Fifth Avenue Mirror/Powder Compact, Silver-Tone Compact with Etched Design and Black Lucite and Sterling Silver Deposit Top, Beautiful Floral Design
This compact measures approximately 4 inches square. It is a silver-toned metal base with a lucite and sterling silver deposit top. The compact is from the 1940’s. The manufacturer is Rex Fifth Avenue.
This is a lovely powder compact. The compact’s top silver-tone metal. The metal a a beautiful etched or engined-turned design of flowers. Over that design is a thick piece of lucite. The top has a flower design that is a sterling silver overlay within the lucite. The overlay is in beautiful condition, with a few scratches, but it needs polishing.
The bottom of the compact is a silver-tone metal and has a gorgeous detailed floral engine-turned design. It shows signs of age and wear. The design carries on to the sides also.
The latch on the compact has a push bar and is in working order for a secure close. The large mirror is intact, but it has silvering issues and clouding. An original sticker on the mirror is still there with the text, “Sterling Silver Deposit Top REX.”
The powder well still has been cleaned with only a trace of product in it. Both the sifter and powder puff is present and in clean condition.Related Items: