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Russian compact

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Russian compact

Type: 
Powder compact
Material(s): 
Silver gilt metal & plastic(?)
Designer/Maker: 
unknown
Markings: 
Russian hallmarks
Origin: 
USSR
Date or Era: 
ca. 1950-60s
Dimensions: 
2-3/4 in. x 3 in.
Additional Information: 
Pale pink and ivory scallop or clam shell shape. Has been referred to as milk glass, but actually appears to be plastic. Good mirror and unused puff, in fitted box. These must have been very popular in the USSR because many can be found in Moscow and St. Petersburg in varying shades of color.

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