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Elgin American Compact

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Elgin American Compact

Type: 
Powder compact
Material(s): 
Goldtone metal
Designer/Maker: 
Elgin American
Markings: 
Inside engraved "Elgin American, Made in USA"
Origin: 
Elgin, Illinois USA
Date or Era: 
Mid 20th century
Dimensions: 
2.7 in. square
Additional Information: 
Goldtone compact with an etched leaf design and the initials "JEZ" in the center. Retains original puff labeled "Elgin American" and some of the powder.

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