Glamorous Vintage 1950s original Max Factor Creme Puff Mirrored Brass Compact and matching Mirrored Lipstick Holder (set of 2). In beautiful mother of pearl inlay. The lipstick case has the original vintage 1958 HI Society Red Lipstick in it, UNUSED (what a great RED color!) The powder compact has a small amount of remaining powder. At that time the powder puff was sold separately and possibly the powder as well as the lipstick, which was made to fit the case. On the back of powder compact it says Max Factor Hollywood London Paris Made In USA. On the back of the lipstick case is USA Patent NO 2830602. Included is a reproduction copy of the original 1958 Max Factor Ad showing the HI Society Lipstick with the lipstick case. A RARE antique 1950s elegant Vanity item, perfect for the modern day Glamour Girl.
DETAILS: Using the lipstick is not recommended. Intended for collectible/display purposes only.
Brand: Max Factor
The powder compact says Made In USA and the lipstick case says Container made in England.
Size: Powder compact is approx 2 7/8" in diameter and lipstick case is approx 2 1/4" long X 1 1/4" wide X 3/4" high
Year of manufacture : Circa 1958
Material: Mother of Pearl/Brass
Vintage Condition : EXCELLENT. No scratches, chips, marks or blemishes on surface. Nice shine to mother of pearl inlay and brass. Both hinged containers open and close easily. One of the prongs along the edge that holds the lipstick in place in the holder is bent making it a bit difficult to remove the lipstick, just needs to be readjusted. The mirror on the powder compact has a small mark along edge. The mirror with the lipstick is flawless. The red lipstick is unused.