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    Default Just scored my beloved Calvin(original, blue bottle)

    The 1.6/1.7 oz spray....the one that came in the blue bag, so NOT the reformulation. Less than $60 including shipping.

    I am one happy fella!
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    Default Re: Just scored my beloved Calvin(original, blue bottle)

    Congrats to you!
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    Default Re: Just scored my beloved Calvin(original, blue bottle)

    Great buy - probably the best Calvin release to date...
    Currently wearing: Acqua Viva by Profumum

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    Default Re: Just scored my beloved Calvin(original, blue bottle)

    Congrats on your purchase.

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    Default Re: Just scored my beloved Calvin(original, blue bottle)

    Good for you!
    Currently wearing: Habit Rouge by Guerlain

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    Default Re: Just scored my beloved Calvin(original, blue bottle)

    Congrats! So the one in the black plastic rectangular shaped bottle came after the blue bottle version?
    Some favorites: Pasha Incense Royale, Chopard (Oud Malaki, Noble Vetiver), Amouage (Epic Man, Tribute), Versace L'Homme (vintage), YSL (M7, Kouros (1st)), Gucci Envy, Gucci Nobile, Hermes (vintage: Bel Ami, Equipage), Chanel (vintage: Antaeus, Pour Monsieur (+CC), Egoiste (+CC)), Tiffany For Men, Estee Lauder Metropolis, Jean-Marc Sinan VO, Guerlain (Heritage, L'Homme Intense, LIDGE), Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense, Etro (Palais Jamais, Gomma, Vetiver, Shaal Nur), Davidoff Zino (1st), Acqua di Parma (Assoluta 2011, Essenza, Intensa Oud), Gianfranco Ferre For Man (1st), Elsha 1776, Balenciaga Ho Hang Club, Calvin Klein Obsession (vintage), Jovoy Private Label, Monsieur Carven, Diptyque (Hesperides, Tam Dao EDP), Byredo (Accord Oud, Baudelaire)

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    Default Re: Just scored my beloved Calvin(original, blue bottle)

    Congrats!

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    Default Re: Just scored my beloved Calvin(original, blue bottle)

    Congratulations!
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    Default Re: Just scored my beloved Calvin(original, blue bottle)

    Quote Originally Posted by cytherian View Post
    Congrats! So the one in the black plastic rectangular shaped bottle came after the blue bottle version?
    I didn't know there was a black bottle.
    My top ten, in no particular order:
    Insurrection II Wild
    Polo
    Halston Man Amber
    Mugler Pure Wood
    24 Gold
    L'eau Bleue D'issey Pour Homme
    Kenzo Jungle Homme
    Terre D'Hermes
    Mauboussin M Generations
    Calvin(original blue)

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    Default Re: Just scored my beloved Calvin(original, blue bottle)

    Congrats DEMON!!! The original Calvin is major awesome, even if it is the 1999-2000 re-release. I got some of that one and it rocks hard!!!


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    Default Re: Just scored my beloved Calvin(original, blue bottle)

    Quote Originally Posted by Richie_B View Post
    Congrats DEMON!!! The original Calvin is major awesome, even if it is the 1999-2000 re-release. I got some of that one and it rocks hard!!!

    Thanks! I even love the reformulation. t's not like it lost oak moss or something. To me it's 99% the same, but now I will have a comparison. SOOOOOO stoked! Scent is most closely associated to memory of all the senses. This will bring back many memories.
    My top ten, in no particular order:
    Insurrection II Wild
    Polo
    Halston Man Amber
    Mugler Pure Wood
    24 Gold
    L'eau Bleue D'issey Pour Homme
    Kenzo Jungle Homme
    Terre D'Hermes
    Mauboussin M Generations
    Calvin(original blue)

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    Default Re: Just scored my beloved Calvin(original, blue bottle)

    Love this scent. Enjoy!
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    Default Re: Just scored my beloved Calvin(original, blue bottle)

    Congratulations! Good price fr a good fragrance- a truly wise and rewarding choice!
    Currently wearing: Halston 1-12 by Halston

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    Default Re: Just scored my beloved Calvin(original, blue bottle)

    Quote Originally Posted by DEMON View Post
    I didn't know there was a black bottle.


    Some favorites: Pasha Incense Royale, Chopard (Oud Malaki, Noble Vetiver), Amouage (Epic Man, Tribute), Versace L'Homme (vintage), YSL (M7, Kouros (1st)), Gucci Envy, Gucci Nobile, Hermes (vintage: Bel Ami, Equipage), Chanel (vintage: Antaeus, Pour Monsieur (+CC), Egoiste (+CC)), Tiffany For Men, Estee Lauder Metropolis, Jean-Marc Sinan VO, Guerlain (Heritage, L'Homme Intense, LIDGE), Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense, Etro (Palais Jamais, Gomma, Vetiver, Shaal Nur), Davidoff Zino (1st), Acqua di Parma (Assoluta 2011, Essenza, Intensa Oud), Gianfranco Ferre For Man (1st), Elsha 1776, Balenciaga Ho Hang Club, Calvin Klein Obsession (vintage), Jovoy Private Label, Monsieur Carven, Diptyque (Hesperides, Tam Dao EDP), Byredo (Accord Oud, Baudelaire)

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    Default Re: Just scored my beloved Calvin(original, blue bottle)

    My top ten, in no particular order:
    Insurrection II Wild
    Polo
    Halston Man Amber
    Mugler Pure Wood
    24 Gold
    L'eau Bleue D'issey Pour Homme
    Kenzo Jungle Homme
    Terre D'Hermes
    Mauboussin M Generations
    Calvin(original blue)

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    Default Re: Just scored my beloved Calvin(original, blue bottle)

    Whoa, if THAT'S the one you scored then it IS vintage!!! I mean, really.....when I bought my first bottle in 1988 they stopped using the "Crown Royal" bag in the packaging. NICE!!!!

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    Default Re: Just scored my beloved Calvin(original, blue bottle)

    Congratulations! I'm happy for you!
    I buy fragrances that match my personality. I want to smell like I'll whisk you away with me on a weekend retreat, not bring you to a nightclub and buy you drinks.
    Currently wearing: Hamptons by Bond No. 9

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    Default Re: Just scored my beloved Calvin(original, blue bottle)

    Quote Originally Posted by DEMON View Post
    Weird. To my eyes, it's black. I guess it's like that gold/white black/blue dress thing. So these bottles are more like a navy blue then?
    Some favorites: Pasha Incense Royale, Chopard (Oud Malaki, Noble Vetiver), Amouage (Epic Man, Tribute), Versace L'Homme (vintage), YSL (M7, Kouros (1st)), Gucci Envy, Gucci Nobile, Hermes (vintage: Bel Ami, Equipage), Chanel (vintage: Antaeus, Pour Monsieur (+CC), Egoiste (+CC)), Tiffany For Men, Estee Lauder Metropolis, Jean-Marc Sinan VO, Guerlain (Heritage, L'Homme Intense, LIDGE), Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense, Etro (Palais Jamais, Gomma, Vetiver, Shaal Nur), Davidoff Zino (1st), Acqua di Parma (Assoluta 2011, Essenza, Intensa Oud), Gianfranco Ferre For Man (1st), Elsha 1776, Balenciaga Ho Hang Club, Calvin Klein Obsession (vintage), Jovoy Private Label, Monsieur Carven, Diptyque (Hesperides, Tam Dao EDP), Byredo (Accord Oud, Baudelaire)

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    Default Re: Just scored my beloved Calvin(original, blue bottle)

    Quote Originally Posted by cytherian View Post
    Weird. To my eyes, it's black. I guess it's like that gold/white black/blue dress thing. So these bottles are more like a navy blue then?
    Yes, a very dark navy blue. And the script is silver. A very '80's loo, for sure.

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