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The donor reported that this compact was probably purchased in Newark, N.J., and given to her in 1943. The case appears to be Lucite, a transparent thermoplastic manufactured by Dupont.
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Physical Description
plastic, lucite (overall material)
glass (overall material)
overall: 9.8 cm x 9.8 cm x 2.5 cm; 3 7/8 in x 3 7/8 in x in
overall: 1/2 in x 3 7/8 in x 3 7/8 in; 1.27 cm x 9.8425 cm x 9.8425 cm
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Phyllis B. Droppa
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National Museum of American History
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