1940s / 50s Rare Paul Flato Key Compact



Amazing c. late 1940s - early 1950s rare compact by jewelry designer Paul Flato

- Gold-tone metal compact with large raised skeleton key design on top

- Originally, you could purchase a custom engraved house key to be inserted behind the fake key (see original Vogue ads in pictures)!

- Opens with push button closures

- Mirror inset in top

- Inner chamber engraved "FLATO" pops open with push button on side to reveal powder palette inside

- Appears to have never been used. No visible powder remnants.


Measures 2.5" x 2" x 0.25"

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Overall scratching on top and bottom. Some fogging on mirror. Interior appears to have never been used with no visible powder remnants. Presents well and is priced to reflect condition.

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