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    Default WW2 fragrances ?

    Would like to know what fragrances were worn during WW2 in Germany,Austria or even Europe as a whole. That are still around today to wear.
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    Default Re: WW2 fragrances ?

    I remember reading that Chanel sold no 5 bottles for US soldiers to bring back home as a gift. And Knize Ten was created in the 20s.

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    Default Re: WW2 fragrances ?

    Most likely, Mouchoir de Monsieur, also Acqua di Parma

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    Did a search. The following were released during WW2 and are listed as being still in production. There were many fragrances released prior to WW2 that were popular still during that time however:

    Agua Lavanda
    by Antonio Puig 1940

    Alpona
    by Caron 1939

    Antilope
    by Weil 1945

    Arôme 3
    by D'Orsay 1943

    Bandit
    by Robert Piguet 1944

    Brumes
    by Le Galion 1939

    Chantilly
    by Dana 1941

    Chippendale
    by Myrurgia 1942

    Cuir de Russie
    by Piver 1939

    Furlough
    by Avon 1942

    Gala Performance
    by Helena Rubinstein 1940

    Grande Dame
    by Jean Desprez 1939

    Jasmin
    by Le Galion 1940

    Junglas
    by Myrurgia 1944

    Muguet de Bois
    by Coty 1942

    On Dit
    by Elizabeth Arden 1944

    Replique
    by Long Lost Perfume 1944

    Royal Bain de Caron / Royal Bain de Champagne
    by Caron 1941

    Senorial
    by Myrurgia 1941

    Tricorn
    by Caswell-Massey 1941

    Tubereuse
    by Le Galion 1939

    Tuberosa
    by Santa Maria Novella 1939

    Visa
    by Robert Piguet 1945

    White Shoulders
    by Elizabeth Arden 1945

    Woodhue
    by Fragrances of France 1944

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    Default Re: WW2 fragrances ?

    Old Spice.

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    Default Re: WW2 fragrances ?

    Quote Originally Posted by mrclmind View Post
    Did a search. The following were released during WW2 and are listed as being still in production. There were many fragrances released prior to WW2 that were popular still during that time however:

    Agua Lavanda
    by Antonio Puig 1940

    Alpona
    by Caron 1939

    Antilope
    by Weil 1945

    Arôme 3
    by D'Orsay 1943

    Bandit
    by Robert Piguet 1944

    Brumes
    by Le Galion 1939

    Chantilly
    by Dana 1941

    Chippendale
    by Myrurgia 1942

    Cuir de Russie
    by Piver 1939

    Furlough
    by Avon 1942

    Gala Performance
    by Helena Rubinstein 1940

    Grande Dame
    by Jean Desprez 1939

    Jasmin
    by Le Galion 1940

    Junglas
    by Myrurgia 1944

    Muguet de Bois
    by Coty 1942

    On Dit
    by Elizabeth Arden 1944

    Replique
    by Long Lost Perfume 1944

    Royal Bain de Caron / Royal Bain de Champagne
    by Caron 1941

    Senorial
    by Myrurgia 1941

    Tricorn
    by Caswell-Massey 1941

    Tubereuse
    by Le Galion 1939

    Tuberosa
    by Santa Maria Novella 1939

    Visa
    by Robert Piguet 1945

    White Shoulders
    by Elizabeth Arden 1945

    Woodhue
    by Fragrances of France 1944
    Actually have three from this list and didn't even know about how old they were.

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    Probably a lot of 4711.

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