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    Re: Historical fragrance bottles and cases

    For Christmas my mother gave me a beautiful art nouveau styled china atomizer bottle date marked 1926.
  2. Re: Dating a vintage 2-ounce L'Heure Bleue parfum still-sealed

    Well its in the baccarat bottle that it is so famous for. The packaging and the art nouveau style lettering on the label was the presentation used from 1910 to the mid 1930's I've never seen that...
  3. Re: Need help dating and ID'ing bottle design:)

    It is definitely a lalique design, probably around the 20's or 30's they were usually sold in metal cases or "caskets" as they were called. They used the same design for all of their perfumes at the...
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    Re: you know you're obsessed when....\

    You know you're obsessed when you pillage boxing day sales, filling a cart with perfumes you've never smelled because they were on sale.
  5. Antique bottle: Perfume, Cruet or Liquor?

    I recently bought a glass stoppered bottle at a thrift store and I don't really know what its for. I was hoping it was a perfume, but I'm not sure. It's square bottomed with scalloped sides and an...
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    Re: Stuck Glass Stopper

    It was a vintage bottle of Joy and the top was chipped.
    QUOTE=cacio;2691215]Ouch! What was your offending bottle? Mine was vintage Arpege. It came out without efforts after visiting the...
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    Re: Baby Steps

    I told myself only frags on my list and only once a month. I fell off the wagon today and bought a second frag, but I'm going to return it tomorrow! no more cheating!
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    Re: Stuck Glass Stopper

    you're not kidding! I'm currently nursing a nasty cut caused from a vintage stopper. Its still stuck, but I'm going to try some of the methods here once my finger heals.:cry:
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    Re: old bottle, new perfume. Bad form?

    that's true, and I never thought of it that way. I just thought of using it like one of those bottles you buy empty. As it turned out though, this one wasn't completely! what a lovely surprise that...
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    Re: Purchasing bottles

    www.pilotvials.com has some fairly nice refillable glass atomizers. They aren`t overly fancy, but they are better than plain.
    I also recommend etsy.com, they deal in vintage items for a fairly...
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    Re: fair offer on used perfume?

    Thanks so much! I'll give that a try. :)
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    fair offer on used perfume?

    I found a 100ml bottle of hypnotic poison online and the seller requests an offer. I'm notoriously bad at low balling and am also somewhat a cheapskate. What would be fair to offer this seller? she...
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    Re: Today I didn't buy - 2012

    Today I almost bought a rosebud bottle of Mitsouko. I really shouldn't have went looking! Still fighting with myself over this one!!!!:undecided:
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    old bottle, new perfume. Bad form?

    Hi everyone!
    I'm new to Basenotes and the perfume aspect of bottle collecting. This may be a stupid question, but I'm not sure.
    I just purchased a vintage mini Patou Joy bottle (the one with the...
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    Re: My favourite fragrance bottle

    100% in agreement. I love the Vol De nuit art deco bottle and I love the blue 2011 holiday version with the atomizer!
  16. Re: What is your favorite perfume bottle color?

    I love blue and green glass bottles. I am currently on a search for some for my new vanity for a splash of colour (since most of my bottles are clear or white. :(
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    Re: Know Any Allergy Fakers?

    Ha Ha! your friend sounds like my Father-in-law! He always complains about my "perfume-shit" as he calls it, but I don't know how he can smell it over his own *gag* natural odor of cigarette smoke,...
  18. Re: Any specific fragrances that cause you allergies?

    when I was in high school all of the girls in the change room would practically BATHE in Calgon Hawaiian Ginger body spray and it would make me nauseated, I would wheeze up and I would be stuck with...
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    Re: Favorite vintage fragrance?

    My 2 faves were the ones my gran and my mum always wore. Chantilly and Giorgio. I'm getting into some different vintage scents, have some samples of chanel 19, and youth dew on their way.
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    Re: Iconic perfume/cologne bottles

    what is the first one? I think my mum had that one. it's so familiar!
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    Re: Identifying a bottle~

    I've seen this bottle before, but always empty. I'm pretty sure that it is just a decant into a decorative bottle.
  22. Re: What makes a scent "college" or "for college"?

    I agree with what you said here. I suppose that someone looking for a fragrance for college is looking for something versatile and affordable.
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