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    Exclamation Rare Discontinued Fragrances That Can Still Be Found For Sensible Prices Online !

    Please post here if you see any discontinued stuff, (ONLY discontinued please) still available at a good price. Available at online shops or popular high street perfumery chains etc.
    Can also include deodorants/deo sticks and after shave.
    Last edited by david; 18th February 2019 at 06:59 PM.
    RARE PERFUME DECANTS - FACEBOOK (closed group) - Hundreds of ultra rare decants and 1 ml samples available, including Djedi/Nombre Noir/Original Patou Pour Homme/Basala etc...
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    Default Re: Rare Discontinued Fragrances That Can Still Be Found For Sensible Prices Online !

    Guerlain Un Air de Samsara
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    Default Re: Rare Discontinued Fragrances That Can Still Be Found For Sensible Prices Online !

    Quote Originally Posted by N.CAL Fragrance Reviewer View Post
    Guerlain Un Air de Samsara

    Thanks for sharing !
    Which websites/ perfumeries ?
    RARE PERFUME DECANTS - FACEBOOK (closed group) - Hundreds of ultra rare decants and 1 ml samples available, including Djedi/Nombre Noir/Original Patou Pour Homme/Basala etc...
    <div class="bnsotd"><b>Currently wearing:</b> <a href="ID26120772.html"><img src="http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/33/26120772-4846.jpg"> Héritage Eau de Toilette by Guerlain</a></div>

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    Default Re: Rare Discontinued Fragrances That Can Still Be Found For Sensible Prices Online !

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    Default Re: Rare Discontinued Fragrances That Can Still Be Found For Sensible Prices Online !

    Unfortunately eBay sellers watch these forums too so if I declare any discontinued vintages as cheap or a good value, they'll take it as a sign that their prices are too low and will summarily raise them.
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    Default Re: Rare Discontinued Fragrances That Can Still Be Found For Sensible Prices Online !

    Quote Originally Posted by david View Post
    Thanks for sharing !
    Which websites/ perfumeries ?
    It's available on eBay.

    Also available on ETSY
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    Default Re: Rare Discontinued Fragrances That Can Still Be Found For Sensible Prices Online !

    Quote Originally Posted by Zealot Crusader View Post
    Unfortunately eBay sellers watch these forums [...] they'll take it as a sign that their prices are too low and will summarily raise them.
    Yeap—our forums have become a de facto MarketWatch for the sellers (big & small)—especially threads with juicy titles like this one that make their hunt easy.

    Ergo, any replies here will quickly become a self-defeating prophecy. Sad, but true.

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    Default Re: Rare Discontinued Fragrances That Can Still Be Found For Sensible Prices Online !

    Versace Man (one of the best designer scents IMO)... one left (at the moment) for $40...

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    How would we know if a fragrance is discontinued, other than the few that have been verified by the company? And then there are some that are reissued, like Caesar World Man (now made in China), mostly not to the original standard. But there are some you can figure out for yourself, such as the really old Avons.

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    Default Re: Rare Discontinued Fragrances That Can Still Be Found For Sensible Prices Online !

    Quote Originally Posted by Bigsly View Post
    How would we know if a fragrance is discontinued, other than the few that have been verified by the company? And then there are some that are reissued, like Caesar World Man (now made in China), mostly not to the original standard. But there are some you can figure out for yourself, such as the really old Avons.
    I concur with this statement.

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    Usually when they become rare, they become expensive. One that I see float up from time to time at good prices is Arpege pour Homme. Recently someone was selling a 100 ml bottle @ 95% full on Ebay for around $35 shipped.

    Escada men's frags.. Since the entire men's portion of Escada fragrances have been phased out, they are becoming more and more rare. Good luck on finding Casual Friday, Magnetism, or Pour Homme at a good price,because you won't, as those 3 are the most in demand. You might find Sunset Heat, Sentiment, Moon Sparkle for reasonable prices, but why anyone would wanna own any of these is beneath me lol. Take it from someone who owns Sentiment and never wears it.

    It's really hard to determine, and to answer this question definitively. You need to check back with Ebay and keep searching regularly and wait till something comes up sporadically.

    Also noticing now Escada Sport Country, which is super duper rare. Seems to be for an economical price on Ebay right now at $40. It is a unisex fragrance with a lot of love. Problem with people who love obscure discontinued frags, it's usually some type of nostalgic factor for them, I'll go out and blind buy it and be like WTF is this!? LOL. So keep in mind, always, when looking at reviews, especially on discontinued frags, that they are often biased reviews, from people who had some kind of sentimental connection with the fragrance. As this is always the problem when taking a gamble and blind buying something discontinued. Also the market for it is rare, so trying to resell it will also be a problem.

    That said. I have not tried the above Escada myself. I can say that pour Homme, Magnetism, and Casual Friday are all amazing fragrances, and of no sentimental value to me, not memories really attached with them, other than just being great frags. There are lots of reviews on all of these that break down the fragrances and give you a better idea. Plus, in the event you were to find a deal on any of these 3, and not like it you could definitely flip it, for likely more than what you paid.

    I also remember recently there was a topic about Tommy Hilfiger Athletics men's frag. It brought back some memories, so I sought out a bottle on eBay for $35 shipped (1.7 oz) and remembered it just how it was back in the day. Very boring, very safe, but nevertheless a fair price, for a pretty hard to find frag nowadays.
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    Default Re: Rare Discontinued Fragrances That Can Still Be Found For Sensible Prices Online !

    "Rare"

    "Can Still Be Found For Sensible Prices"

    system error...

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    Dana Navigator is another one. Discontinued, (I believe in 2011) pretty rare, but also very cheap. It smells cheap too, so have fun!
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    Default Re: Rare Discontinued Fragrances That Can Still Be Found For Sensible Prices Online !

    None. Not after THIS thread, lol.

    P/s: I scored a BNIB Arsene Lupin Dandy recently, for under $175. Not too shabby methinks.

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    Default Re: Rare Discontinued Fragrances That Can Still Be Found For Sensible Prices Online !

    Quote Originally Posted by slickadam View Post
    "Rare"

    "Can Still Be Found For Sensible Prices"

    system error...
    Sorry, I guess I did not clarify clearly enough. 'Little known gems' would have been better than 'rare'...

    Here's one example/ tip from me.

    Copains,(mens) (black box with metalic arch on the front). This is a really stunning lime and nutmeg combination. It was mainly sold in Italy and France, but is now discontinued and can be found online for as little as €15. Worth checking out.
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    Default Re: Rare Discontinued Fragrances That Can Still Be Found For Sensible Prices Online !

    Quote Originally Posted by N.CAL Fragrance Reviewer View Post
    It's available on eBay.

    Also available on ETSY
    Link: https://www.etsy.com/listing/5860342...sr_gallery-1-1
    Thanks so much. Sounds like a different/interesting version of Samsara ! I will definitely get it.
    RARE PERFUME DECANTS - FACEBOOK (closed group) - Hundreds of ultra rare decants and 1 ml samples available, including Djedi/Nombre Noir/Original Patou Pour Homme/Basala etc...
    <div class="bnsotd"><b>Currently wearing:</b> <a href="ID26120772.html"><img src="http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/33/26120772-4846.jpg"> Héritage Eau de Toilette by Guerlain</a></div>

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    Worth haute concentree is usually floating around in eBay around £30
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    Default Re: Rare Discontinued Fragrances That Can Still Be Found For Sensible Prices Online !

    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    Versace Man (one of the best designer scents IMO)... one left (at the moment) for $40...

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    Wait, Versace Man was discontinued?
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