OOps! Looks like I just answered my own question. It's a nice
item, however, and I wonder if it has any value? maybe Guerlain Lover
will chime in.
I bought a canister of Shalimar in a French antique shop a few
years ago and wondered when it dated from.
It looks exactly like this image of a Mitsouko canister:-
So sorry I've just looked at the bottle again and it's got a date on the bottom - 1968!!
Last edited by kewart; 10th March 2010 at 09:42 AM.
That's very lovely kewart!
If no one can answer here, I suggest you drop a PM to Mr. Guerlain with a link to this thread.
He seems to be most knowledgeable on all things Guerlain.
Eddie: Sweetie, what are you drinking?
Patsy: Oh, this? Chanel No. 5.
-- Absolutely Fabulous
I believe this container was manufactured from 1968 up until 1982 when the lattice refillables were introduced.
I was about to write 'autumn 1968', but just saw you found the date yourself! (kidding)
What a fabulously gorgeous find! Now, do you have the appropriate French antique to display it on?
Can anyone date my Shalimar canister?
I can try to date it, but I can't guarantee that there will be sparks between us
Those enamel-effect metal containers were gorgeous. I remember Chant d'Aromes came in one that had little red and gold flowers on a cream color background.
Gorgeous! I have it in my collection, too - and I know mine is from the 70's.