VINTAGE SOLID STERLING SILVER HEART-SHAPED POWDER COMPACT: HALLMARKED 1954.
This is the most exquisite heart-shaped 1954 hallmarked, Sterling Silver Powder Compact measuring 8 x 8 cms. It sits beautifully in the hand and everything is original, including the inner gauze powder retainer.
Hallmarked to the interior back, with marks for Birmingham, 1954 and the maker Broadway & Co., a company founded in 1900 by William Benjamin Broadway, a highly skilled die - sinker who were still active at Shady Lane, Kingstanding, Birmingham in 1984.
The detailed pictures show the engine turned exterior, with the clear heart-shaped cartouche where a monogram may be included to personalise it.