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Beauty Box

Type:Vanity box

Material(s):Gold plate

Designer/Maker:Weidlich Brothers Manufacturing Company

Markings:Underside of lid: W.B. mfg. co., 696-10

Origin:Bridgeport, Connecticut

Date or Era:c. 1910-30

Dimensions:3 in. diameter; 3 in. h.

Additional Information:
This is a gold plated "Beauty Box" with compartments for powder, rouge (with puffs), lipstick, and eyebrow crayon tubes. This box can also be found in silverplate with a standing rabbit with erect ears lid (model 696-2) or a dancing couple lid (model 696-11). Company was organized in 1902, incorporated in 1905 and produced these novelties until 1950. They held patents in die-casting, hollowware, and early electronic perfumers.