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    WTB Xerjoff - Pikovaya Dama

    Hi there,

    Looking for a 1ml or 2ml sample of this. UK only.

    PM me if you can help.

    Kind Regards
  2. Tom Ford - Costa Azzurra - New signature range

    Look like the trend is continuing. Another Private Blend moves to designer prices.
    Cannot stand the trashy, bling, gaudy design he's following after the Black Orchid Parfum.
  3. Maison Francis Kurkdjian - Ciel de Gum (UK)

    Hi there,

    I am looking for a very small decant (2ml is fine) of this. UK only.

    Please let me know if you can help.

    Kind Regards
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    Re: Help real or fake nishane hacivat

    I just bought Nishane Ani from Harrods. On the new boxes, (where the batch code in bold is not visible), look to the right of the barcode, you will be able to make out the batch code printed...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

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    Three sprays to activate?

    Hi there,

    I've read somewhere (maybe reddit?) that all brand new fragrances need a couple of presses before they first spray - it's known as 'priming'.

    I've never heard that expression before....
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    Nishane 100ml box size

    Hi guys,

    If anyone has something from Nishane, Hacivat 100ml for example, could you give the dimensions of the 100ml box.
    It's a strange request but I'd really appreciate it. It's for future...
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    FragranceX Deliveries to the UK

    Hi there,

    I want to get something niche from this US seller. I'd like to ask if anyone could post their experiences in regards to duties or fees.

    My purchase would probably be around $250.
    ...
  9. Re: Faithful Alternative to Calvin by Calvin Klein (1981)

    I know it's been some time since I originally started this thread but any more recommendations most welcome!
  10. Re: Nishane Ani - I think I fell for the hype.

    I took your advice and gave it a couple more wearings. I am starting to like it a lot more now. Thanks for suggesting I stick with it.
  11. Nishane Ani - I think I fell for the hype.

    Just got a 5ml sample of this today from a very reputable eBay seller.

    After watching all those YouTube videos, you'd be forgiven for thinking this was the holy grail.

    For me, it's mostly just...
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    MFK Amyris Homme Extrait de parfum.
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    Re: Nishane Ani - Where to buy in the UK

    Thanks guys.
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    Re: Nishane Ani - Where to buy in the UK

    Do you think Amazon is okay for this. It's an expensive fragrance
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    Nishane Ani - Where to buy in the UK

    Hi there,

    Is this actually available in the UK? Even Harrods don’t seem to stock it?
    Any advice appreciated.
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    Re: MFK Atomiser

    @hednic @speckmann0706 Thanks guys.
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    MFK Atomiser

    I just bought Gentle Fluidity from the MFK website. Is it okay to turn the top of the atomiser so that it faces the front of the bottle? It's an expensive fragrance (for me) so I don't want to try it...
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    Re: Tom Ford Black Orchid Parfum 2020

    Does anyone know when the UK release date is?
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    Re: Versace L'Homme - Bad News

    Those look great. They are from 1992.

    The very early versions of L'Homme were made by Yves Saint Laurent up until 1988 - see picture below with 'NEUILLY CEDEX' address.
  20. Re: Question about Terre d`hermes p.p. 125 ml refillbottle.

    Is it easy to refill? How exactly does it work?

    Kind Regards
  21. Re: Faithful Alternative to Calvin by Calvin Klein (1981)

    Me too. That's the problem I have with trying to find something very close to it.
  22. Faithful Alternative to Calvin by Calvin Klein (1981)

    Does anyone know anything currently available that is as close to this in both the opening and the dry down? It's always been a favourite of mine but I don't want to keep using my old, original...
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    Re: *NEW* Guerlain Bois Mystérieux (2019)

    Does this come in a glass bottle or is it some other material?
    Kind of difficult to tell in the photo.

    Kind Regards
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    Re: Haeckels Pegwell Bay experiences?

    I’ve had to dial back my thoughts on Pegwell Bay. It is lovely but I’m beginning to think it is (as Wilfred suggested) quite unwearable. I had it on all day today and by 6pm I was starting to feel...
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    Re: Haeckels Pegwell Bay experiences?

    Just bought the sample 7.5ml and it arrived today. Absolutely stunning quality. A future summer classic for me.
  26. Re: Armani Eau Pour Homme , 89% Volume Vintage ......

    The vintage was originally produced with green olive boxes with a smooth texture. The wood texture finish is much later (early 2000's)

    https://images2.imgbox.com/93/b1/7DNyC42b_o.jpg
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    This depleted my wallet.

    https://thumbs2.imgbox.com/84/0b/HHy3TuzX_t.jpg
  28. Re: Vintage fragrances you would love to come across (designer).

    Djedi
  29. Re: Pour Monsieur Concentree strange sticker?

    André will say it's a fake. He's called out sticker bottles on here before. personally, I'm not sure. It's the non-existent (for the time) address and the non-matching batch codes that would really...
  30. Re: Help dating a vintage bottle of Chanel Pour Monsieur?

    I also have this - absolutely identical to yours in every way. I bought it in 2016 from an ex-Basenotes member with quite a sizeable vintage collection. He's in his early fifties and told me he...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Another delivery.

    https://thumbs2.imgbox.com/77/26/BHyhdGOF_t.png
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Just arrived.

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  33. Re: Need information on a version of Chanel Pour Monsieur EDT

    Standard Travel Spray Manufactured between 2000 - 2002. You're missing a perspex box with Chanel Info embossed on the front.
    This was available for PM, Antaeus, Allure & Egoiste. Not rare at all.
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    Re: My Recent Vintage and Rare purchase

    https://images2.imgbox.com/bb/29/WqZlUJcj_o.jpg https://images2.imgbox.com/93/e8/XFpjSNfz_o.jpg https://images2.imgbox.com/2d/3b/vp6ywR26_o.jpg
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    Re: My Recent Vintage and Rare purchase

    https://images2.imgbox.com/07/2d/xRiOTT1t_o.jpg
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

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    Re: FAHRENHEIT: a visual guide (1988-2015)

    Here's a still sealed 1989 box.

    https://images2.imgbox.com/63/49/rrFYLuJV_o.jpg
  39. Re: New Member seeks 1980’s Chanel Antaeus

    I don't know now. It was on my hard drive in the fragrance folder. I think it might have been here because the poster was a Basenotes member.
  40. Re: New Member seeks 1980’s Chanel Antaeus

    Found this on net. Must be worth a few bob. Some of them look sealed.

    https://thumbs2.imgbox.com/e5/2f/ebdEX3R8_t.jpg
  41. Sublime Jean Patou Vintage versus Current

    I recently got a small sample of what is probably the current version. Does anyone have any experience of the vintage from 1992?
    I'm wondering what might be different now.

    Kind Regards
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    Re: Guerlain Djedi 1926 edition on eBay

    Probably this. http://raidersofthelostscent.blogspot.com/2016/11/guerlain-stickers.html
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    Re: Guerlain Djedi 1926 edition on eBay

    I'd have serious doubts even paying the opening price. The fragrance is 90+ years old. The seal is broken (obviously). The top notes would have vanished by now. Maybe more than that.

    Also:...
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    Guerlain Djedi 1926 edition on eBay

    Bidding begins at a cool $1294.

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/142919780142?ul_noapp=true

    https://thumbs2.imgbox.com/f3/20/zgisJHmE_t.jpg https://thumbs2.imgbox.com/09/fa/6Mlgcfsq_t.jpg...
  45. Which is the true vintage of Gianfrance Ferre?

    I'm confused about this due to conflicting information on other sites. Which is the true original vintage of this?
    Any help greatly appreciated. Pictures would also be a big plus. I'm grateful for...
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    Re: Attention vintage Fahrenheit experts!

    1989 sealed. Not my photos.

    https://thumbs2.imgbox.com/c8/c7/uHkSqDRc_t.jpg https://thumbs2.imgbox.com/80/d9/vwsZ7ikQ_t.jpg
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    Re: Any info on CK Obsession for Men Vintages

    The original edition purchased in the USA 1985 by ex-basenotes member jason_newton

    https://thumbs2.imgbox.com/7c/93/Yd09UZwb_t.jpg https://thumbs2.imgbox.com/e9/6e/LvtOzAdZ_t.jpg...
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    Re: Any info on CK Obsession for Men Vintages

    The original bottles were made in the USA. Obsession wasn't available in the UK until 1989, I can't speak for other places in Europe. By the late 80's, Calvin Klein were also bottling in France....
  49. Re: Calvin by Calvin Klein...just how rare is this?

    Here is the original. Purchased in 1986.

    https://thumbs2.imgbox.com/8c/10/LFfkbBzN_t.jpg https://thumbs2.imgbox.com/34/31/Trd9jUQ4_t.jpg https://thumbs2.imgbox.com/a7/7d/IU3MqXlt_t.jpg...
  50. Re: Ralph Lauren Polo (Green) : Warner Vs Cosmair

    Congratulations.
  51. Re: Chanel Bois des Iles EDC Vintage, from when?

    aouni, did you find this on Yahoo Auctions?
  52. Re: Cartier batch code 3IAB - Can anyone help to identify the year pease?

    tara, the problem is there is no proper in-depth study of this. I have some old Cartier stuff, I can check against mine but as Cartier hasn't yet been the subject of exhaustive research akin to the...
  53. Re: Ralph Lauren Polo (Green) : Warner Vs Cosmair

    How is this the rare first formulation? It's my understanding that Warner was the first, followed by Cosmair.
    Just curious why you think this is. A first formulation bottle would be from 1978 - as...
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    Re: Vintage obsession

    In August 1990, the UK price for Obsession 125ml EDT spray was £31.00, same size splash bottle was £28.50. Aftershave 125ml was £23.00. Bath Soap was £9.00
    Those are all Boots prices from that time.
  55. Re: Vintage Pasha de Cartier - Any visual clues?

    The silver box with the Black stripe - as in the three photos above. That's the original 1992 version. The silver boxes are later in the decade and crossing into the 2000s. The red boxes are about...
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    How to recognise JEAN PATOU fragrances.

    André works some magic again.

    http://raidersofthelostscent.blogspot.com/2018/02/how-to-recognize-jean-patou-fragrances.html
  57. Re: Vintage Pasha de Cartier - Any visual clues?

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    The vintage is the box in the photograph uploaded by jason_newton.
  58. Re: Regret NOT buying. Fragrances gone bye bye.

    Don't ever regret. It's a waste of time.

    https://plutonicrainbows.com/2018/01/17/chanel-bois-noir/
  59. Closest possible scent to Guerlain's Djedi

    Does anyone have extensive knowledge in this area. Obviously I am not talking about the 1926 edition. I don't believe anyone owns it now? What current available scent would be the closest...
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    Re: Your 2017 vintage discovery stand out

    https://plutonicrainbows.com/2018/01/17/chanel-bois-noir/
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    Re: Your 2017 vintage discovery stand out

    No, I haven't.
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    Re: Your 2017 vintage discovery stand out

    https://thumbs2.imgbox.com/65/4e/aPjEzPvG_t.jpg https://thumbs2.imgbox.com/57/43/nLI1GSuj_t.jpg https://thumbs2.imgbox.com/fd/df/M4TLHba8_t.jpg
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    Re: Vintage Antaeus : genuine or fake ?

    The disagreement stemmed from the fact that the vast majority of sticker bottles came out of the Far East and in boxes with no batch numbers, IRC.
  64. Re: How to authenticate vintage Lauren Ralph Lauren perfume

    Get then to confirm the following.

    https://thumbs2.imgbox.com/64/0a/II84e737_t.jpg https://thumbs2.imgbox.com/e5/c6/cYQpsO9n_t.jpg
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    Re: Vintage Chanel For Men Cologne

    October 1988 in the US.
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    Re: Black Chanel Egoiste bottle!? Fake?

    its legitimate. Chanel issued all their fragrances in this form between 2000 and 2003. Your pictures are missing the clear perspex case thar the actual dispenser shipped in.
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    Re: Era of Santos de Cartier EDT

    Here is an 80s bottle. Purchased in 1986.

    https://www.uneasynostalgia.com/blog/2014/6/23/0493wu6tn5lrujy58as1rtto4mgl7c
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    Re: Any info on CK Obsession for Men Vintages

    You should still be able to find the vintage edition. It was produced in huge quantities back in the 1980s.
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    Re: Era of Santos de Cartier EDT

    http://uneasy.in/2fpORds
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