Flying Saucer Compact
This compact is English made by Kigu.
This compact is listed in collector books as RARE
One of the books that list this highly sought after compact is
Vintage Compacts & Beauty Accessories by Lynell Schwartz.
You can find it on page 50. My favorite book on compacts.
I have a copy for sale in my shop.
This is a rare and very collectable compact.
Made by Kigu in 1949
This compact is in excellent condition
bright and crisp enamel....
The stars are shiny gold and swirl like the milky way.
It also has a sifter
The gold trim is still nice and shiny
It does have some very minor little scratches on the gold sides. Hard to see.
the mirror is excellent ,,,only a tiny little beige line on the bottom side of the mirror.
the catches all work perfect.
Marked Made in England
It is marked Patented
Trade " Flying Saucer" Mark (on the inner rim)
the bottom is flat to sit on a surface.
CONDITION: Excellent used condition
THINGS TO POINT OUT:
1. There is a scratch on the bottom...see last picture #14
2. Very tiny little scratches in gold on the sides
3. one little beige line on the bottom of the mirror
Rare "Flying Saucer" Kigu 1949 Figural Compact UFO