This is a vintage 5 piece dresser set made of yellow Bakelite from the mid 1900’s.
Set includes the following items:
Tray is approximately 10" x 6" with glass pane in bottom
Button/lace hook 8 inches overall length (4" handle, 4" metal); marked Palmer’s French Ivory.
Nail Buffer approximately 7 inches overall length
Nail File approximately 7.1/4 inches overall length (3¾” handle, 3½” metal)
Cuticle Knife approximately 6 inches overall length (4” handle, 2” metal); marked French Ivory.
All items are in overall very good condition; please take a look at the photos. French ivory is just a fancy name for celluloid, a type of plastic invented in the late 1860s to imitate ivory. French ivory was the trade name for objects produced by the JB Ash Co. in Illinois.
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