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    Re: Vintage Discontinued Fragrances

    I am happy to say that I have every single one on Badarun's list but for Kipling, which I ran out of many years ago. I must have started collecting a long time ago and I am showing my age.
  2. Re: Laki Romeo Gigli for men - anyone try this fragrance?

    Just received it today after blind purchase from ebay Italy. The citrus is there commingled with the spices right from the start. Terrific and I hope it lasts. Now to my closet to be used tomorrow...
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    Poll: Re: Favorite Jacomo Fragrance For Men?

    Eau Cendree gets my vote.
  4. Re: Any of you BN'ers keep a database over your inventory ?

    Lacking the computer savy of you gentlemen, I do not know how to create a data base for my inventory. However, I do have a Word document listing in alphabetical order all 1155 bottles in my...
  5. Poll: Re: Help me choose my wedding fragrance November 5th...help vote

    Iquitos by Alain Delon. I wore it for my wedding evening in 1988. Great longevity.
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    Diego Dalla Palma

    Has anyone ever heard of a men's fragrance under the name of Diego Dalla Palma? Anyone ever tried it? Thanks.
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    Re: Has anyone even SEEN this available?

    Dr-rudi,
    I noticed that in your response you left a link to http://parfumania.com.ua/catalog/pro...166c3ed570a22d. Have you ever ordered from them, and if so, what was your experience? I believe...
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    Re: Top 10 rarest discontinued fragrances

    how about 40 Love by Jean Desprez?
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    Re: Thankful for this hobby!

    I too started collecting at age 15 and today, yes today, I hit 60. I enjoyed reading about the manner in which you enjoy your hobby, because I do the exact same things. That's right, people are...
  10. Re: Can any of you help me identify this fragrance?

    Glad I could help, now go enjoy it.
  11. Re: Can any of you help me identify this fragrance?

    It is Quattro by Mary Kay, I am sure.
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    Re: Maximum no of perfume bottles

    My collection is at 1005, but I am truly impressed with the 987 collection of hednic that are full! But if they are all full, what do you wear? Nevertheless, his is a list I would love to see. ...
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    Re: Has Anyone Tried Grés Monseiur SPORT ?

    I have this and can attest to its "heaviness", but that is a good thing. It is rich and beautiful, and if you can get it, I suggest you do so, because I doubt there is much of this stuff around. ...
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    Re: Kramer's Beach Cologne

    Perry Ellis America
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    Re: Iceberg The Fragrance For Men

    Just let me check it out tonight again as I have to find the bottle which is hiding in my cologne cabinet. Interestingly, the bottle itself has all of its ingredients printed on the sides, a trait...
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    Re: Iceberg The Fragrance For Men

    Absolutely terrific fragrance. I bought it in Israel this summer.
  17. Re: Name a fragrance you own, but no other Basenoter does...

    Monsieur Net by Jean Patou anybody? Recently got this 1956 fragrance off net site in a 6 oz full bottle.
  18. Re: How come so few are familiar with Pancaldi for men?

    Pancaldi is a most beautiful scent and I now see some lunatics selling (or attempting to sell) it for $400 a bottle. My question is, however, whether the Pancaldi B I now see on a site or two is...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Has anyone checked out the Marshall's in Stony Brook, New York of late? I have been out of the country for the past two weeks and wonder if I should make the trip to Marshall's on the way home from...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents - Edition II

    to aromierotica,

    User is "need5398" and I hope he/she doesn't mind my re-posting this picture. I agree, quite a spectacular collection and sight to behold!

    no problem, I am sorry the photo is...
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    Re: Post A Picutre of Your Scents - Edition II

    Evogel,
    I really tried to post a picture, but am having difficulty doing so. As a result, and with your permission, I'll just post a list and try again later with a photo. You were right, I did...
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    Re: Post A Picutre of Your Scents - Edition II

    Mine are all in a cabinet and it is very time consuming to take them out for a photo shoot. Will you accept a simple alphabetized list?
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    Re: Battistoni fragrances for men

    Let me start by saying that I found Marte Arte at http://www.ausliebezumduft.de/index.php and purchased it blind. The last time I checked that site, however, it was not there. It is not a common...
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    Re: Battistoni fragrances for men

    I own the following Battistoni Fragrances:

    72. BATTISTONI-CLASSICO
    73. BATTISTONI-CREATION
    74. BATTISTONI-MARTE
    75. BATTISTONI-MARTE 61
    76. BATTISTONI-MARTE ARTE
    77. BATTISTONI-MARTE II...
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    Re: Anyone tried Carlo/ Carlo Corinto

    I have it and think it is splendid, thereby proving once again, that great scents need not be of the niche variety. Go get it and enjoy it.
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    Re: Mauboussin Homme Eau de Parfume

    Does anyone know where to find the Eau de Parfume for purchase?
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    Poll: Re: How many bottles do you own?

    I just broke 1000 and now have 1001, but I suspect that I started long before most Basenoters. I note that I only buy 3.4 or 4.2 oz. sizes unless only smaller ones are made. I have another 50 of...
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    Re: Perfumes by Ein Gedi Cosmetics Ltd.

    Sad to say that Chutzpah has been long discontinued. It was very much like Mark Birley.

    Shabbat shalom.
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    Re: Baldessarini Del Mar Marbella

    Does anyone know if there is a difference between Del Mar Marbella and Del Mar Caribean?
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    Re: Perfumes by Ein Gedi Cosmetics Ltd.

    I do not know this Ein Gedi brand, although I have been to Ein Gedi several times. My only experience with quality Israeli men's fragrances dates back to the 1970's when I bought a bottle of...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    are you aimin for 5398 scents?


    yes. I should live so long
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    for the record, I do use a different one every day, keeping the collection in a constant three year rotation cycle, so I have little time to distinguish what to wear on any given day. I just take...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    OMG You're storing them in front of the fireplace?! Heat + perfume = bad !

    Ok, I assume you moved them there from somewhere else just to take the picture.

    OMG where do you keep them all?! And...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    But is that a good thing?
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    This is my collection of 996 bottles. If you can see the photo I'll be amazed because I can't figure out this Photobucket stuff.
    ...
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    Re: Most vile smelling thing ever!

    Clearly, none of you has experienced Eau de Fier.
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    Re: Jean Patou Lacoste eau de Sport (1968)

    In fact I do own this fragrance and the photo in the Basenotes Directory is of my bottle which I sent to Grant some years ago. I agree that it is a very peppery brew, but frankly it is not my...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    Will someone be kind enough to instrucdt me how to post a photo of my collection. Thank you.
  39. Re: The fragrance it took you the most time to locate/acquire it was...

    40 Love by Jean Desprez took at least eight years to find on line, so I now have the balance of my first bottle bought who knows how long, and now this one. A feelihng of accomplishment.
  40. Re: In what suituation that you won't wear fragrance?

    When I am in the shower.
  41. Re: What fragance did you choose for the day you got married?

    This is a good question. I wore Iquitos. It made a strong impression, as I still remember it clearly almost twenty years later.
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    Poll: Re: MEN ONLY! How do You Count Your Wardrobe?

    I only have, and only, therefore count, bottles that are 100ml or 125ml, unless the largest bottle made in that fragrance was 75ml. All in all, I now have 965. I quit at 1000. I swear.
  43. Re: Pic Of My Scent Collection (Please Comment and Feel Free To Add More Pictures)

    how do you post your pictures? could someone explain this in plain, non-technical English please?
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    Re: Stefano Ricci: Who knows it?

    About 15 years ago I was in men's shop in New York which carried an extensive line of Stefano Ricci neckties. The owner showed me a fragrance by Ricci that he had just received, and as I recall, it...
  45. Re: How do you choose the fragrance your going to wear?

    I have simplified my life. I have almost 1000 men's fragrances in a very large cabinet, so I just take one and move it over to the left, and then do the same thing the next day, so that after about...
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    Re: New Jil Sander Man, mini-review

    Where did you find it to try? Thanks.
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    Re: Drakkar - not Drakkar Noir

    The original Drakkar came out in the 1970's. The fragrance was yellow, and happily, it smelled nothing whatever like Drakkar Noir. It is a splendid scent, somewhat resembling the best scents of the...
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    Re: Jean Desprez 40 Love

    I wish graffham well on his Tuscan journey and hope he can uncover some Versailles and 40 Love. It really is remarkable that these two fragrances should no longer be in production. I say without...
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    Re: Jean Desprez 40 Love

    I started my inquiry with this thread over one year ago, and now the_good_life states he found a found a bottle on ebay. By some remarkable coincidence, I too found it on ebay, and I too assumed it...
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    Re: Discontinued Frags worth hunting down

    I am still looking for 40 Love for Men by Jean Desprez. It is as unique as Versailles and yet nothing at all like it. Somebody, anybody, help me find it, please.
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    Re: Bring it Back! (male version)

    40 Love by Jean Desprez, Versailles by Jean Desprez, DK Fuel, Jean Patou Pour Homme, Qui Pro Quo by Gres, F by Salvatore Ferragamo
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    Re: Please, tell me about Eau du Fier!!

    This is all you ever need to know about Eau De Fier: don't try it, don't buy it. It is simply the single worst "fragrance" ever made. If you like the smell of automobile tires on fire, you may just...
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    Re: Pix of wardrobe?

    Could someone just tell me how to get a picture of my collection on this thread? I too have an Ikea wardrobe with 870 bottles. Thanks.
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    Jean Desprez 40 Love

    Has anyone seen 40 Love in their travels. It came out in the 1980's and dissappeared. I am down to my last few drops and would love for someone to point to a location where it could be found. It was...
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    Re: Nautilus - Black Marlin

    I have been looking for this one for some time, just to add to the collection, but I have never smelled it. I too, like Nautilus Aqua, ad that is what piqued my interest. Could you please advise me...
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    Re: my discontinued haul

    I have and enjoy all of the discontinued fragragances you were lucky enough to purchase. Could you please tell me where this store is?
    Mark
  57. Re: Comments on the Original (Green bottle) Jaguar

    One of the best out there, bar none. Enjoy it. I wore it just yesterday.
  58. Thread: Penhaligons

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    Re: Penhaligons

    I too just visited Penhaligon store at Ceasers in Vegas. While I did not try all of them, those that I did were not at all bad. However, I truly enjoyed LP 9 and walked out with just that one, as it...
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    Re: Question for those of you with 100+ Frags

    I do not own, nor have I ever owned, any Creed fragances. Some years ago I sprayed one on in a store, thought it was pleasant enough, and decided to walk around the store for a bit before plunking...
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    Re: Question for those of you with 100+ Frags

    I have been collecting for many years, since the late 1960's, and I think only one or two have ever gone bad (Chanel Pour Homme comes to mind). However, many of them have evaporated, so spritz and...
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    Re: Question for those of you with 100+ Frags

    Definitely you are my man. I invite you to us, I'll pay everything. All you'll have to do is face my wife and say that magical number:
    eighthundred-and-fourty bottles.
    During the 20 years of our...
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    Re: Question for those of you with 100+ Frags

    Mark,
    How do you house so many fragrances? For that matter, how do any of you are store your 100+ Frags.?

    -Greg-

    I store them on shelves in large, tall, cabinet without glass doors....
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    Re: Question for those of you with 100+ Frags

    I only buy 100 ml bottles when available. In some cases only 75 ml are available and I will get them, and of course when the next size up is 125 ml, I will get that. The reason is not one of econmics...
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    Re: Something from Neiman Marcus

    I suggest La Prairie's Men's Cellular Treatment Fragrance. It appears to be sold nowhere else and is remarkably good. I got mine in Vegas last week and at that time was shown some Donna Karan scents...
  65. Re: Ordering my first MPG--Need help deciding!

    I'd like to know how you got a 25% discount on the MPG. I do not see such a deal at the Beautyhabit site, not to mention the free shipping. Thanks
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    Re: Addicted - When is it simply too much?

    Marlen, I hope that I am not in your boat when it comes time for me to move, as I will have 830 bottles to pack or just discard. I have no decants, vials or samples, just 830 large bottles. I am over...
  67. Thread: Pal Zileri

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    Re: Pal Zileri

    I enjoy Pal Zileri and highly recommend it. I agree that it is fresh, somewhat citrus like, but more complex than most citrus scents. But does anyone know where I might find Pull by Pal Zileri on the...
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    Re: your collection

    where in the world did you get money for all of these ??

    First of all, when I posted my list in October, 2005, I only had 763 bottles, and that collection has now grown to 793. Since I started...
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    Re: your collection

    where in the world did you get money for all of these ??

    First of all, when I posted my list in October, 2005, I only had 763 bottles, and that collection has now grown to 793. Since I started...
  70. Thread: Agua Lavanda

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    Re: Agua Lavanda

    If this is the Puig scent that you are referring to, I wore it just yesterday. Honestly, it's not that great at all, but I have had it over 25 years, and to tell you the truth, it was better...
  71. Thread: JACOMO

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    Re: JACOMO

    What size bottle of Eau Cendree do you have, and how much is left in it?
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    Re: your collection

    763 fragrances! Why no Creed? I love Creed.
    No offense but I do think thats an insane amount. Do you have an entire room for your fragrances? How could you possibly even wear that many. I'll be a...
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    Re: your collection

    Eric,
    Trust me, I knew you were kidding. I would love to show you a picture, but I have yet to buy a digital camera. I store them in a cabinet with lots of shelves and solid doors. Have a great day....
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    Re: your collection

    So, Eric, what happened, you all got smart and pared down your collections? The best thing about this board for me is that I no longer feel alone, even though my friends want to have me committed. I...
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    Re: your collection

    Here is my collection, which consist of virually all 100 ml bottles:



    1. ADLON HOMME
    2. ADOLFO
    3. ADOLFO DOMINGUEZ-AGUA FRESCA
    4. ADOLFO DOMINGUEZ-ALEGRIA
    5. ADOLFO...
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