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  1. Lalique Pour Homme EDP Limited Edition 2009?

    Can anyone confirm if this:

    https://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Lalique/Lalique-Eau-de-Parfum-Homme-Limited-Edition-2009-4984.html

    is the same juice as the regular Lalique Pour Homme Lion EDP?
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    Re: Guerlain Fatice Collection

    Nice! I know I've seen one of those giant Nahemas sell for like $1500 on ebay.
  3. Re: Does Tom Ford ever use black ink for the batch codes on a bottle's label?

    Thanks!
  4. Does Tom Ford ever use black ink for the batch codes on a bottle's label?

    Most I've seen are printed in gold, but I have a bottle where it's printed in black ink and looks like the batch code that normally printed on the boxes. I'm specifically referring to the batch code...
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    Re: Kouros thread question

    Yeah, I was surprised at how similar it was, just a slight tweak, not a complete reimagining.
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    Re: Most Overrated Discontinued Frags?

    Halston 101
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    Re: Vintage Fahrenheit so many bottles for sale ?

    They look legit to me. I'd only be concerned if there were a bunch of others for sale from different sellers with that same batch code. One person having a bunch from the same batch doesn't seem...
  8. Re: ISO Histoires de Parfums 1740 (original formulation)

    I didn't realize there were multiple versions. I have the 79%. Is there significant difference?
  9. Re: Help identify this mystery bottle? Made in France Glass Stopper

    miglin pheromone?
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    Re: Stuck Glass Stopper

    If you don't have to worry about ruining fragrance or label then the absolute best method is to soak the bottle in warm soapy water on its side for a few days.
  11. Re: Weight of "piano keys" Jazz 100ml bottle, when 100% full (or empty)?

    Have you tried just shining a flashlight through the bottle from behind?
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    Re: Dating an Armani mini

    1982-1991 based on the "137" address.

    http://raidersofthelostscent.blogspot.com/2013/11/how-to-recognize-giorgio-armani-perfumes.html
  13. Re: Guerlain Stickers - An attempt to identify bottles by month and year.

    I found a bit of contradictory information. This bottle has an "X" sticker, which should be 1947.

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/274310181083?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649

    But...
  14. Re: CALLING ALL Vintage and Antique Guerlain collectors

    Those Moorish bottles go for a lot. A round version sold for $9600 in the 2018 IPBA auction.
  15. Re: How common is evaporation in vintage parfum bottles?

    I recently bought two 3OZ bottles of vintage Quadrille from an estate, both in cellophane sealed boxes, presumably purchased around the same time and kept in the same exact conditions. Upon opening,...
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    Re: Anyone recognize this bottle?

    Yes, that's it! Thank you.
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    Anyone recognize this bottle?

    https://i.imgur.com/UvdL6aI.jpg

    Thanks!
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    Re: Looking to buy discontinued perfume. Ideas?

    do an ebay saved search. format it like this: mito (edp,parfum). that way it'll pick up "mito edp" OR "mito eau de parfum." they'll alert you if one gets posted. also try etsy.
  19. Re: International Perfume Bottle Association - IPBA

    I'm not a member, but I've sold a few empty bottles to members, had a piece in one of their auctions, and bid in one of them (you don't have to be a member if you bid on Live Auctioneers). Like...
  20. Re: Guerlain Stickers - An attempt to identify bottles by month and year.

    Great work! Thanks a lot.
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    Re: Help dating this bottle pls

    Lack of an estimated "e" sign indicates that it was made before 1980 according to Raiders of the Lost Scent. Is it a natural spray or a propellant? My guess is '69 or '79.
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    Re: Barbershop Fougeres

    Lagerfeld Photo is another good one.
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    Re: pink bottle flower cap - any ideas?

    Thanks! Great work.
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    pink bottle flower cap - any ideas?

    Anyone recognize this?

    130946
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    Re: Barbershop Fougeres

    I really like Davidoff Relax, not sure if it's a fougere.
  26. Re: Can anyone help with identifying a vintage extrait for me?

    I don't think it's Cabochard. I actually have one in the same size as OP. Cabochard has perfectly circular concavities on every face. It also has a very pronounced lip (or is it the collar) that...
  27. Re: Can anyone help with identifying a vintage extrait for me?

    first one looks like Youth Dew with the wrong cap:

    https://www.myperfumefetish.com/listing/572721414/vintage-1960s-youth-dew-by-estee-lauder

    second one kinda looks like Givenchy bottle:
    ...
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    Re: Mouchoir de Monsier by Guerlain questions

    Here's a "Le" bottle:

    https://www.tessier-sarrou.com/lot/14091/2616804?npp=20&

    At 21cm (~8.3") it's quite large. Did they make extraits in that size?
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    Re: Gianni Versace by Versace (original) WOW

    Is that the same as this:

    https://www.picclickimg.com/d/l400/pict/371395404342_/Vintage-Gianni-Versace-Women-25-Oz75MlEau-De-Toilette.jpg
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    Got this 50s-60s Shalimar yesterday. The outer paper wrapping was undamaged. The purple box was still sealed in the original cellophane. Opened it to find the sealed bottle completely empty - not...
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    Re: In the mood for roses...

    Mendittorosa Le Mat
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    Re: Fragrances spotted in movies

    There's a scene in IT Part 2 where someone goes into an antique store and there are some empty (I think) bottles of Guerlain Mahora behind the counter. This was funny to me because as soon as I saw...
  33. Thread: Vintage Dior

    by beleriand
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    Re: Vintage Dior

    I had one of these in the exact same box, although the bottle did not come with a cap, and it was from 1994.
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    Re: help needed....

    1990

    http://raidersofthelostscent.blogspot.com/2013/10/how-to-recognize-guerlain-perfumes.html
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    Re: Vintage Guerlain

    I bid on those when they were originally up for auction on another auction site. There were actually two lots of 4 dozen each, though the large boxes in the second lot were opened. I stopped...
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    Re: Please identify these miniatures

    The one on the right is (or very similar to) a bottle that Fragonard uses.

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Fragonard-De-Fragonard-Parfum-2ml-Mini-Unbox/320732680575?hash=item4aad28517f:g:vzYAAMXQTgZQ-qLd
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    Re: What are your faves from Jean Patou?

    I think there are Ma Collection extraits. This article mentions that they came wrapped in a silk scarf.
    ...
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    Re: Which Guerlain must I buy next?

    Djedi. Good luck.
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    Re: What are your faves from Jean Patou?

    What's this like? Hard to find much info other than "citrus."
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    Re: Your All Time Top 20 Vintage Wardrobe

    I love Relax.
  41. Re: Troubleshooting a pre bar code bottle of Dior eau Sauvage

    Try soaking the nozzle in really hot water.
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    Re: "Guerlinade"

    I mean, there's the fragrance that was released in 1921 that goes by that name.
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    Re: Can you find the hidden unicorn?

    There are books written about collecting minis. It's not just about the juice. The Je Reviens could be an R Lalique bottle. And miniature Schiaparelli bottles are very collectible. I sold an...
  44. When was Mouchoir de Monsieur EDT (or anything other than the extrait) introduced?

    Does anyone know? And, is it really true that MDM was originally intended to be a Jicky EDT. If so, does MDM extrait perform like an EDT?
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    Re: Bijan for men

    Why are you having trouble finding the vintage?
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    Re: reattaching guerlain sticker

    For posterity, I ended up going with "Zip Dry." It's archival quality and does not wrinkle paper. It seems to adhere to the glass admirably.
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    Re: reattaching guerlain sticker

    thanks for the suggestion. i will do that.
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    reattaching guerlain sticker

    I have a really old bottle of L'Heure Bleue. I'm pretty sure it's from the 30s or 40s, based on the sticker, but the sticker has fallen off. Does anyone have any idea of how I might reattach it...
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    Re: Gloria Swanson Got Me

    Just file an "Item Not As Described" for the reason of "Doesn't Seem Authentic." It will almost certainly be accepted. Or you could try contacting the seller. Narcisse Noir is pretty loud though....
  50. Thread: Papyrus

    by beleriand
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    Re: Papyrus

    PAPYRUS!!!!!!!

    (sorry, I don't know)
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    Re: Please help me identify these flacons

    The bottle on the far left looks kinda like some Kenzo bottles.
  52. Re: Wow! McGregor cologne (Faberge) is excellent!

    Oh, hey. I think I might be the seller.
  53. Re: Help Identifying an Old Perfume (with Pictures)

    Could be Chloe Narcisse.
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    Anyone know what this Dior box belongs to?

    Sorry, this is the best picture:

    81812
  55. Re: Yesterday was the annual perfume bottles auction. Here are some standouts.

    I was surprised that one went for so much, considering the bottle itself is relatively plain. The whole presentation is pretty striking, though. I think the threads are painted on the backdrop, but...
  56. Yesterday was the annual perfume bottles auction. Here are some standouts.

    Elizabeth Arden Cyclamen:
    81685

    Roger & Gallet Bouquet Nouveau:
    81686

    Guerlain The Moorish:
    81687

    Guerlain Scent Bottle:
  57. Re: My first empty bottle purchase.

    Cool. A bit of trivia about this bottle: Post 1945 bottles are completely blue because the factory that did the guilding was destroyed in the war.
  58. Do the rules for dating fragrances extend to minis?

    Bar code, short list of ingredients, green dot, etc.? A lot (all?) of miniatures were not for sale so did the same rules apply to the packaging?
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    Has anyone ever shipped to Switzerland?

    Is it known for being one of the countries that destroys parcels like the UK is?
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    Re: Ebay jitters - need advice

    Chances are the person who buys it actually wants it. I sell a lot of perfume on ebay. Occasionally, someone will have an issue with the fragrance, but usually it's a genuine complaint, they return...
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    Re: Caron "lotion" designation?

    Hey, Guerlain made a mouthwash.
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    Caron "lotion" designation?

    Does anyone know for certain what the Caron "lotion" designation means? For instance:

    77654
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Did you buy it on ebay about 2 months ago?
  64. Re: Current 2018 Prices for VINTAGE Classics ....

    Your best bet is to buy the ones that are put up for auction, not BIN. They almost never reach BIN prices.
  65. Anyone know what these Dior Fahrenheit bottles are - Styrax. Cedre, etc?

    I can't find any other pictures with those labels.

    75792
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    Re: I found these at a local second hand store

    Yeah, that's Baccarat. If it's exactly 5" tall, then it's definitely the 3oz. bottle. The "15" on the stopper and bottom of the bottle doesn't mean much. Baccarat marks all their bottles in that...
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    Re: I found these at a local second hand store

    Is the sticker on the bottom covering up an etched circular mark that you can see from above (I think I can sort of see it)? If so, then I think it's the 3oz. Baccarat bottle. Could be 1940s or...
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    Re: I found these at a local second hand store

    exactly how tall is the bottle of Mitsouko and does it say anything on the bottom?
  69. Re: i think many ebay sellers use fake accounts or friends to bump up auctio bidding

    Here's the problem with this. Ebay defines "new" as being exactly like you'd find an item if it was in a retail store, so in the case of fragrance, sealed in cellophane, but Ebay does not and will...
  70. Re: i think many ebay sellers use fake accounts or friends to bump up auctio bidding

    You can get a rough idea if you organize sold listings buy highest price. The item's place in the results will depend on the actual invisible selling price and not the displayed asking price, which...
  71. Re: i think many ebay sellers use fake accounts or friends to bump up auctio bidding

    I'm also a seller and what you are saying is completely accurate. Most recently I sold a used bottle of perfume, listed as used, stated as much in the description, stated that it was ~75% full in...
  72. Re: Charles X bottle? Green to milk glass cut...

    Sure, no problem. I enjoy researching bottles, so it wasn't any work at all. I have an online shop where I sell them.

    You're probably not going to find a picture of this exact bottle in a book. ...
  73. Re: What's YOUR favorite Vintage?! Post YOUR pictures!

    Since you want pics, I'll post my favorite vintage from a visual standpoint - Guerlain Bouquet de Faunes in bottle by Rene Lalique. Isn't it amazing that that was just the regular bottle for the...
  74. Re: Vintage Extraits : when glass stoppers won't budge - what to do ?

    This doesn't really make sense from a (high school level) chemistry perspective. Chemical reactions are less likely to occur in the cold. It's the whole point of freezers. Ice crystals forming can...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Would you be more trusting of someone selling on Etsy than on ebay? Just wondering?
  76. Re: Have a look at my Ernest Beaux collection :)

    This is like the holy grail of Chanel No 5, right? It's in such great condition.
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    Re: 1947 bottle of Balenciaga Le Dix

    It's definitely vintage, though probably not a 1947 bottle. Evaporation depends on a number of factors, and isn't an indication of age by itself. For instance, look at a member's Chanel no 5 from...
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    Re: 1947 bottle of Balenciaga Le Dix

    like $600-700 if you're patient. $450-500 if you want to get rid of it quickly.
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    Re: 1947 bottle of Balenciaga Le Dix

    Does it say the volume of the bottle anywhere on the box or bottle?
  80. Re: Charles X bottle? Green to milk glass cut...

    Here are some Charles X bottles I was able to find that remind me of yours, the first because of the colors and technique, and the other two because of those lobes:
    ...
  81. Re: Charles X bottle? Green to milk glass cut...

    Yeah, it is unusual. Green overlay cut to opaque white. My first thought was Bohemian as well, but could be French or American or anywhere else. I think Charles X would imply that it is French,...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    I think it's just silver. There are definitely no hallmarks. I looked it over pretty carefully. It might be Swedish or Swiss (I can't remember). The only other ones I could find in this style...
  83. Thread: ID request

    by beleriand
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    ID request

    I'm pretty sure it says Parfums D'Ornas on the bottom. I've seen a bottle of Lalura by D'Ornas with the same bow, but a completely different bottle. The name of the perfume is definitely nowhere on...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    I guess it's woody. I'm sorry; I'm really not good with the notes. It's surprisingly "modern" smelling. If I was wearing the scent, I don't think anyone would think it were unusual.

    It's a...
  85. Re: Did Poison ever not say Christian Dior on the front of the box?

    I came across another box of this:

    https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/hab/d/rarely-find-collection-of/6378304533.html
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Ah, I'm glad you asked. No, I pulled it out of this thing:

    73706

    It's a scent flask/vinaigrette/pomander from the 17th or 18th century. I assume it's been in there since almost that early. ...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    just picked this up, super vintage

    73672
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    Re: Signs of "turned" juice

    My understanding could be wrong since it's just been cobbled together from internet sources, but isn't the main purpose of top notes to mask the unpleasantness of the base notes until they evolve...
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    Re: Peeling label - Gucci Pour Homme 2003

    Probably.

    With Gio de Giorgio Armani (women's perfume) nearly every bottle you see has the label partially or completely scratched off.
  90. does anyone here collect vintage ads or catalogs?

    Kind of a shot in the dark here, but I'm looking for information on a ~1920s Roger & Gallet perfume bottle. Anyone happen to have a Roger & Gallet catalog or ad from the 20s that mentions "Triomphe...
  91. Re: Hi,i just came into possesion of a bunch of vintage perfume bottles

    They could have been made by another company as well but these were definitely made by Lalique at one point:

    72671

    72672
  92. Re: Hi,i just came into possesion of a bunch of vintage perfume bottles

    What information are you looking for?

    I'm pretty sure the Coeur Joie is parfum concentration and one of the earliest versions. I think it's 3/7 Fl Oz. Made by Lalique France. It should say so...
  93. Did Poison ever not say Christian Dior on the front of the box?

    I'm guessing "no" but I thought I'd double check. Or could it be the back of the box?

    71682

    Also, does this Opium look authentic?

    71683
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    Re: Top 5 Vintage Masculine

    Bijan Men
    Lagerfeld Cologne

    haven't tried many others
  95. Re: Guys Who Wear Shalimar: Has Anyone Recognized it on You?

    I would absolutely love for some old lady to recognize it on me so we could talk vintage perfume.
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    Re: Patou 1000

    You could weigh the unopened boxes vs. the opened one if you have a decently accurate scale to make sure they aren't too far apart. Also, you can use a picture of the opened one as an example of...
  97. Re: $2,100 for empty Schiaparelli box?? Le Roy Soleil?

    The bottles actually were designed by Dali.

    http://www.perfumeintelligence.co.uk/library/perfume/m/houses/Marquay.htm

    That auction is from the annual convention of the IPBA.
    ...
  98. Re: $2,100 for empty Schiaparelli box?? Le Roy Soleil?

    How does the bottles' being rare help your point, which was that Le Roy Soleil's value was based on its having been designed by Dali? Of course their rarity figures into the value. That's the whole...
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    caron "taille"

    Does anyone know what the "taille" number means on the vintage Caron packaging? For instance:

    65173

    I assume it's the volume in ml, but I just want to confirm.
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    Re: Where to buy vintage in NYC?

    try estate sales
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