It does have the advantage of parallel connectivity.
The subject matter makes this 1940s compact sought-after.
The example below is decorated with a technique known as ballotini, which was rarely used to decorate vintage accessories and so you can see the term rare is open to interpretation.
The pouch has done a good job of protecting this very special antique vanity.
I have been told by the company that now own stratton that they cannot do anything about this….
The top and bottom pieces are hinged together.
This model was known to be available from 1952, 1955 - 1959.
Stay away from cheap fly-by-night brands.