Enlarge Text
A A A
Compacts
Compacts

Compacts hold face powder. A woman did not powder her face in public until after World War I. By 1920, the beauty parlor, permanent waves, and cosmetics had become acceptable. A few companies sold cake face powder in a box with a mirror and a pad or puff. Soon the compact was designed by jewelers and made of gold, silver, and precious materials. Cosmetic companies began to sell powder in attractive compacts of less valuable metal or plastic. Collectors today search for Art Deco designs, famous brands, compacts from World’s Fairs or political events, and unusual examples. Many were made with companion lipsticks and other fittings.

SimpleXMLElement Object
(
    [ack] => Success
    [version] => 1.13.0
    [timestamp] => 2018-04-26T04:57:48.704Z
    [searchResult] => SimpleXMLElement Object
        (
            [@attributes] => Array
                (
                    [count] => 4
                )

            [item] => Array
                (
                    [0] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 192515162733
                            [title] => 89 g - Art Deco 900 Silver Compact Powder Box 
                            [globalId] => EBAY-AU
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 2213
                                    [categoryName] => Sterling
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs2.ebaystatic.com/m/m1QFhj9zHvP4QR5B4DumWgg/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=compacts&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=192515162733
                            [paymentMethod] => Array
                                (
                                    [0] => CIPInCheckoutEnabled
                                    [1] => PayPal
                                    [2] => MoneyXferAccepted
                                )

                            [autoPay] => false
                            [location] => Czech Republic
                            [country] => CZ
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 11.39
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 5
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 80.0
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 60.75
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT2H2M54S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => true
                                    [buyItNowPrice] => 105.0
                                    [convertedBuyItNowPrice] => 79.73
                                    [startTime] => 2018-04-19T07:00:42.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2018-04-26T07:00:42.000Z
                                    [listingType] => AuctionWithBIN
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => false
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/192515162733_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [1] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 362295749837
                            [title] => Vintage Silver Hand Mirror Shaped Powder Compact with Puff
                            [globalId] => EBAY-GB
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 1215
                                    [categoryName] => Other Solid Silver
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs2.ebaystatic.com/m/mcVbSfuNNXcZpdyTgc35_kQ/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=compacts&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=362295749837
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => SW162HZ
                            [location] => United Kingdom
                            [country] => GB
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 21.78
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 2
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 9.99
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 13.95
                                    [bidCount] => 1
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT4H42M36S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2018-04-16T09:40:24.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2018-04-26T09:40:24.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                    [watchCount] => 9
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => false
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [2] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 192515356206
                            [title] => Art Deco 900 Silver Engraved Compact Powder Box - 50 g
                            [globalId] => EBAY-AU
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 2213
                                    [categoryName] => Sterling
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs3.ebaystatic.com/m/mryt7VArtQHajn0mZdPVbCw/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=compacts&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=192515356206
                            [paymentMethod] => Array
                                (
                                    [0] => CIPInCheckoutEnabled
                                    [1] => PayPal
                                    [2] => MoneyXferAccepted
                                )

                            [autoPay] => false
                            [location] => Czech Republic
                            [country] => CZ
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 11.39
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 5
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 65.0
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 49.36
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT7H34M35S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => true
                                    [buyItNowPrice] => 85.0
                                    [convertedBuyItNowPrice] => 64.54
                                    [startTime] => 2018-04-19T12:32:23.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2018-04-26T12:32:23.000Z
                                    [listingType] => AuctionWithBIN
                                    [gift] => false
                                    [watchCount] => 2
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => false
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/192515356206_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [3] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 192515356747
                            [title] => 61 g - Art Deco Engraved 900 Silver Powder Compact 
                            [globalId] => EBAY-AU
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 2213
                                    [categoryName] => Sterling
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs4.ebaystatic.com/m/mDf9-riohmkqlw0dofX2uXQ/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=compacts&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=192515356747
                            [paymentMethod] => Array
                                (
                                    [0] => CIPInCheckoutEnabled
                                    [1] => PayPal
                                    [2] => MoneyXferAccepted
                                )

                            [autoPay] => false
                            [location] => Czech Republic
                            [country] => CZ
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 11.39
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 5
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 75.0
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 56.95
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT7H35M17S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => true
                                    [buyItNowPrice] => 100.0
                                    [convertedBuyItNowPrice] => 75.94
                                    [startTime] => 2018-04-19T12:33:05.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2018-04-26T12:33:05.000Z
                                    [listingType] => AuctionWithBIN
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => false
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/192515356747_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                )

        )

    [paginationOutput] => SimpleXMLElement Object
        (
            [pageNumber] => 1
            [entriesPerPage] => 4
            [totalPages] => 29
            [totalEntries] => 114
        )

    [itemSearchURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=4&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=compacts&lgeo=1&mpre=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3FLH_Auction%3D1%26_nkw%3DCompacts%26_ddo%3D1%26_ipg%3D4%26_mcats%3D870%257C20081%26_pgn%3D1%26_sop%3D1
)
strkey:compacts
metakey:Compacts
870,20081
eBay Auctions
Sorted By
  
Price Guide Listing for Compacts
Login or Register to View Prices.
These items are part of the online price guide and not for sale.

You can sort by any title. Click on any of the top titles to sort. If you want to see how it works, click on “Year Priced.” All prices are reviewed by experts, but not every price has an image.

ImageCategoryPattern or ItemDescriptionYear PricedPrice
 CompactsRichard HudnutChampleve Blue1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsRichard HudnutDouble, Tiny, Box1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsRichard HudnutRouge & Powder, 2 In.1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsShildkrautFrench Poodle1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsSilverEngraved, With Coin Purse, Germany1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsSilverFlower Basket, Langlois1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsSilverMetal, Enamel Vanity Case, Finger Chain, 19251997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsSilver Etched City Of JerusalemChurch1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsSterling SilverBasket Weave1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsSterling SilverEagle On Lid, Heart Shape1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsSterling SilverEamel Lavender Lid, Floral Reserve, 2 1/8 In.1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsSterling SilverEnamel, Garland & Bow Design1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsSterling SilverEnamel, Landscape, Women Shaking Mats, Children1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsSterling SilverSpearhead Shape, Teardrop Garnets & Moonstone On Cover1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsSterling Silver LidCopper Leaping Antelopes, Art Deco1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsVan Cleef ArpelsDouble Opening, Dancing Maiden, Ruby Studded Trees, 5 1/2 In.1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsVolupte3 Rows, Pink, Gold Stone Hearts, Gold Trim, 3 X 5 1/4 In.1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsVolupteAdam & Eve1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsVolupteCarryall, Faille Case, Box1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsVolupteGold, Rhinestones, Felt Case, Unused1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsVolupteGreen Stones1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsVolupteHammered Silver Color, Unused1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsVolupteLipstick Holder, Musical, Goldtone1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsVolupteMusical, Piano Keys On Lid, Plays Stardust1997Login / Create Account for Price
 CompactsYardleyAttached Lipstick Tube1997Login / Create Account for Price


Get The Latest Collecting News Every Week for FREE!

Enter your email below to receive Kovels Komments for the latest antiques & collectibles news, answers to readers questions, marks and tips. In your inbox every Wednesday.

You can unsubscribe at any time. Please refer to our Privacy Policy or Contact us for more information.
Kovels Premium