Wonderful Ca. 1919 WWI Occupation Period US 3rd Army Silver, German-Made Souvenir Compact
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Wonderful Ca. 1919 WWI Occupation Period US 3rd Army Silver, German-Made Souvenir Compact

Code: 0t74hfsw00015tac

$175.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Wonderful circa 1919 WWI Occupation Period .900 silver United States 3rd Army German-made souvenir powder compact. The lid features an enameled emblem in black with a red circle showing a letter "A" in the center. Inside, the compact still contains its original powder puff and the inner side of the lid shows mostly indecipherable silver marks – looks like .900 silver and a maker's mark.

VINTAGE: Circa 1919, WWI

SIZE: Approximately 1-3/4" in diameter; Open: 1-1/2" open; Puff: 1-1/4" in diameter

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Silver, enamel, cotton/polyester puff, satin

ATTACHMENT: Hinged lid with suspension ring

MARKINGS: Mostly indecipherable – perhaps .900 and a maker's mark on inner side of lid (see photo)

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Home Front Sweetheart collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VEJM16 LAGEX1/17

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine—Excellent): The compact shows minor to moderate wear and tarnish, nearly all the enamel details remain intact showing a couple of blemishes that do not detract much, original powder puff intact, overall excellent condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.