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Beauty Box

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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.

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