40s 50s New Emrich Rhinestone Accented Powder Compact, Never Used - Ysabel Vintage Online
40s 50s New Emrich Rhinestone Accented Powder Compact, Never Used - Ysabel Vintage Online
40s 50s New Emrich Rhinestone Accented Powder Compact, Never Used - Ysabel Vintage Online

40s 50s New Emrich Rhinestone Accented Powder Compact, Never Used

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Beautifully crafted, never used, with original felt pouch, the manufacturer is something of an enigma and production was apparently very limited.

Some think that German manufacturer Emrich was an industrial concern forced by the war or postwar circumstances to use its equipment to make ladies' compacts. There are a few examples floating around out there, but the embellished ones are very rare, and we haven't been able to locate any exactly like this.

 

Details: Mint/Near Mint: New old stock, never used, astoundingly pretty and well made item, an engine-turned brass case (front & back), heavy and well fitted, with a feminine fluted edge. The rhinestone crystals may be Austrian; they are tight, bright & secure. Opened, the case enclosing the mirror is a two-tone brass. The manufacturer's logo on the powder screen and powder case are all present and working. There is no fogging or other flaws to the mirror. There are tiny "fleabite" nicks to the side of the opened case (see second photo, apparently original). It does take a little work to get the compact open.

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