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Elgin American vanities

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Elgin American vanities

Type: 
vanity evening purses
Material(s): 
heavy brass metal
Designer/Maker: 
Elgin American
Markings: 
EACo German Silver
Date or Era: 
c. 1920's
Dimensions: 
small 2 x 3-1/4 in.; large 2-1/2 x 6 in.
Special Features: 
both ornately monogrammed
Additional Information: 
The smaller one has turquoise stones at thumbpieces; the larger one has an amethyst. Both have detailed compartments inside, including a pencil & dance card in the smaller one.

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