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Flato Good Luck compacts

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Flato Good Luck compacts

Type: 
Powder compacts & lipstick
Material(s): 
Goldtone metal
Designer/Maker: 
Paul Flato
Markings: 
"Flato" engraved on powder doors and on puffs
Origin: 
USA
Date or Era: 
ca. 1950-60s
Dimensions: 
compacts 2 in. x 2-1/2 in.; lipstick 2"
Special Features: 
Good luck charms: horseshoe; shooting star; 4 leaf clover; wishbone
Additional Information: 
Identical except for central good luck charm. The lipstick is engraved with all 4 of the charm figures as is the background on the compacts. Paul Flato was a prominent jeweler in New York and Hollywood.

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