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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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

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 artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.