Exceptionally nice, all original, three in one, black plastic ( molded Tenite) Platé
Trio-Ette vintage ladies makeup compact made by the House of Platé.
The front has a deeply embossed rose with leaves and the outer rim has a raised beaded design
that also surrounds the lipstick holder on the end of the handle.
over, there is a mirror on the back. Three mirrors total and all have slight age hazing when turned to the light.
If you open the mirror side of the compact there
is a mirror and a full rouge well with original Platé puff.
the rose side of the compact, there is an empty powder well with original sifter, puff and another mirror!!
Hidden in the end of the handle there is a pull
out lipstick. The lipstick is gone but the slide mechanism still works fine.
No cracks, repairs or issues.
This compact is, overall, in very fine condition with only minor surface scratches on the front.
All parts are present, all
hinges and closures in excellent working order.
A unique, most clever,
collectable novelty compact that originally sold for under ten dollars in the mid 1940's..
Condition: Excellent Vintage - All Original & Exceptionally Nice -
Minor Surface Marks on Compact
2 ¾" Diameter x 4 ½" Length
Maker: Platé Trio-Ette
Cost: $175 -- Includes S/H