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    Default When did Guerlain change the "Shalimar" label?

    Specifically, the "batwing" bottle, extrait. The really old ones just use the word "Shalimar" on the front label. "Newer" bottles -- not sure what that means -- added the word "Guerlain." I haven't been able to find out exactly when that happened -- meaning the year. Does anyone know?
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    Default Re: When did Guerlain change the "Shalimar" label?

    I think the label changed around 1970 . Mr G and The Socery Of Scent will know more.
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    Default Re: When did Guerlain change the "Shalimar" label?

    The design of the Shalimar bottle was designed by Raymond Guerlain and Baccarat and remains the most successful of all the Guerlain perfumes. It was named after the garden in Srinagar, built for Mumtaz Mahal, wife of Shah Jahan in honor of his wife. Shalimar means 'Temple of Love' in Sanskrit.

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