Dryer, Hair

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Circa 1950s?
A white vanity case type hair dryer including headpiece. It looks like a small white plastic suitcase with a metal clasp. A metal rim also runs round the lid of the suitcase. It opens to reveal an interior with several features including a mesh covered hole with the words " Dry Nails " beside it and a white plastic dial with four heat settings around it. A large circular vent is in the centre of the case. A seperate compartment on the right of the hairdryer can be opened by lifting the white handle on the far right. The compartment contains the electrical cord for the dryer and also contains the headpiece. The headpiece is made out of plastic and can be secured by two laces that can be used as drawstrings. It is a double layered construction and has numerous small holes to allow air movement. It also has a large hole which fits the nozzle from the flexible hose which can be connected to the main hairdryer unit. A flexible hose is fitted into the bracket on the lid. There is also a small mirror fitted on the inside of the lid.
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