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Colleen Moore perfume

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Colleen Moore perfume

Type: 
Solid perfume
Material(s): 
Marbleized Bakelite with brass hasps
Designer/Maker: 
Darnee, for the Owl Drug Co.
Markings: 
"Darnee - New York - pat pend" inside; the top has a facsimile of her signature faintly inscribed.
Origin: 
USA
Date or Era: 
c. 1926 - 1929
Dimensions: 
1-1/4 in.
Additional Information: 
Shamrock shaped. Colleen Moore was a silent film star. She was the first film star with her signature perfume line under her own name for the Darnee line. Her fictional Irish background inspired the perfume line that featured shamrocks. A 1929 ad lists all the products under her name, including a perfume solid.

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