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Yardley Bond Street

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Yardley Bond Street

Type: 
Compact
Material(s): 
metal and enamel
Designer/Maker: 
Yardley
Markings: 
"Yardley London"
Origin: 
London, England
Box Description: 
Cream colored box: lid has same swirled gold design on 4 quadrants of color in red, blue, and cream; inside is lined in dark blue velvet with a space for the compact and a matching (missing) lipstick.
Date or Era: 
1930-40s
Dimensions: 
4" L (compact)
Additional Information: 
Goldtone compact with cream enamel swirls and a red latch. The inside has space for both powder and rouge (with original puff). Also inside is original paper advertising: The English Complexion Powder in this compact is perfumed with our new perfume “Bond Street.” This was also part of a larger Yardley line of toiletry items.

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