Old Sample, Colgate's Dactylis Talc Tin with Pretty Girl

This is one of the prettiest little powder tins I have seen. It is a vintage sample of Dactylis Talc Powder from the Colgate company of New York. The front has a picture of a beautiful young girl with an art nouveau design on the front and back. The primary colors are cream, green and gold. The back side tells a little about the use of the powder. The lid turns to shake out the talc and both it and the cap are gold.

It measures about 2 3/16" tall and 1 1/4" wide and is in very nice condition with good color and gloss and minimal wear. There are a couple of very tiny flecks of paint gone and a very tiny dull spot on the front. The gold cap is bright and shiny. The gold is worn from the edge of the bottom.

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Item ID: 18397

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