Max Factor Lipstick

Max Factor Lipstick

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This Max Factor lipstick dates from about 1940–1949. A gold-colored metal tube with a molded, beveled grid pattern on the top and sides contains a vibrant red lipstick. The top is engraved with the brand's mask trademark and the lettering "Max Factor/Hollywood/U.S.A." Printed in black ink on a white paper label attached to the bottom of the packaging's base is the shade's color: "Coral Glow/Max Factor & Co./ Hollywood, Calif. U.S.A."
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lipstick; Accessories for Care of the Person
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Max Factor
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I happen to have this lipstick. And still has a little bit of the original red lipstick in it. This is awesome to find out it's a part of history and it's antique.

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