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Vintage Mourning Compact / Photo Compact with Unusual Black and White Photos, Copper Colored Metal Compact, Oddity

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"Put that BB-Gun down! You're going to shoot your eye out!"
... looks like he didn't listen to his Mama

Some say a picture is worth a thousand words, but sometimes there just aren't enough words to describe what you see. In this case, we wish there were something written that tells us this gentleman's life story. Four pictures. They speak volumes, yet they still leave you wanting more. This great conversation pieces will get you and your friends talking!

Contained in this ornate metal mourning photo compact are pictures of what look like the same person from the time he was young until his death. Mourning photo compacts were common in the 19th century. They served as a keepsake to remember the deceased.

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ITEM CONDITION:
This mourning compact is in good condition. There are scuff marks on the outside of the metal (as shown), but there are no dents or dings in the metal. The closing mechanism works perfectly and the hinges are strong and secure. The plastic photo sleeves are intact and are in perfect condition. The black and white photographs are free of creases and bends, they do have a slight discoloration due to their age. Please use the Zoom tool to get a close up view of this item

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LISTING INCLUDES:
- 1 Metal Mourning Compact / Photo Compact
- 4 Black and White Photos (as shown)

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PRODUCT DETAILS:
- Product Material: Copper-colored Metal
- Product Dimensions: 2-13/16" x 2-1/2" x 3/8"

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SHIPPING:
This item ships via regular ground shipping with delivery confirmation and tracking information. We ship the same day payment is made, and most packages arrive within 2-4 days.

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INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING:
We ship worldwide. Please see the shipping quotes in this listing, or contact us for a shipping quote to your location. This item ships via USPS International First Class mail with delivery confirmation and tracking information, and most packages arrive within 10-21 days.

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Vintage Mourning Compact / Photo Compact with Unusual Black and White Photos, Copper Colored Metal Compact, Oddity

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Materials: metal, copper colored metal
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 3746 reviews
  • Favorited by: 47 people