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    Greetings to everyone, hope all are doing well and safe, I looking for a good bottle of Guerlain Heritage no reformulation, I been looking around and I see mostly two bottles one with silver cap and the other is brown, just wonder which one will be the best to get, all help much appreciated, Thanks.

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    Gold cap is the oldest formulation and is often considered the best though some prefer the silver cap. I just snagged a vintage 100ml gold cap on Ebay for around a 100 bucks. A consider that a decent price though, currently, it's my #1 so perhaps I was willing to pay a bit more. Here's the best break down on vintage Guerlain including Heritage: http://raidersofthelostscent.blogspo...-perfumes.html
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    Gold cap bottles are the first issue and many say it's their favorite. Then came the silver cap version. A little bit different from the gold cap, but still great. You'd have to do a side-by-side comparison to notice the slight differences. I don't know off the top of my head what bottle design came next. This has been discussed many times so you should be able make an informed choice after looking through those threads. In a nutshell, all versions are pretty nice.
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    Gold Cap Or Death!!!!

    Not a vintage snob, I've got a silver cap bottle too and it is good, but to my nose there is detectable difference and I prefer the gold cap to the silver.

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    Gold Cap Or Death!!!!
    Yes! Off with any naysayer's head!
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    Gold cap EDT is great.

    Never tried silver, but current era EDT ("Listerine" bottle) is really nice, too.

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    While owning, regularly wearing and loving the gold cap vintage version, if this should be unavailable would still not dissuade against getting any other subsequent formulation of this
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    Gold cap and current Heritage are both excellent. Gold cap has a richer sandalwood note reminiscent of an earlier era. I’m very happy with both.
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    I'd seek out the gold cap version.
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    I haven't tried any of the vintage bottles, but very happy with my current EDT (except for performance, but that seems to be a timeless issue of the EDT).

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    Go for the gold, followed by wood.
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    Seek out vintage if you can, but the current formulation is really good as well and very affordable. Good luck!
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    Gold Cap EDT and EDP are the prize. Prices have gone silly.

    Silver Cap EDT are OK, however once you nose the Gold Cap you'll never go back.

    I rather like the current EDP, built to Contemporary taste, although it lacks the depth provided by the Oakmoss and Sandalwood Rich Gold.
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    Best formulation to own is the gold cap formulation.
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    Definitely gold cap. Also, make sure the front of the bottle has the little Guerlain insignia above EdT.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedRaider430 View Post
    Definitely gold cap. Also, make sure the front of the bottle has the little Guerlain insignia above EdT.
    I've seen gold cap bottles with and without the Guerlain Twin-G logo. Was there a reformulation during the run of the gold cap packaging or just a change of the packaging?
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    Quote Originally Posted by AlphaFrank75 View Post
    I've seen gold cap bottles with and without the Guerlain Twin-G logo. Was there a reformulation during the run of the gold cap packaging or just a change of the packaging?
    I'm curious as well...
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    Quote Originally Posted by AlphaFrank75 View Post
    I've seen gold cap bottles with and without the Guerlain Twin-G logo. Was there a reformulation during the run of the gold cap packaging or just a change of the packaging?
    I'm not sure about that either. I just brought up the Guerlain twin-G logo because, in addition to the gold cap, it's another way to feel confident that you have the best formulation. I also brought it up because most of us are going to be looking for "vintage" Heritage bottles on eBay. But you see all kinds of things on eBay and it can get confusing.

    Here's an example of a bottle of Heritage EdT that has everything you look for. First of all, I believe that's the original box, it's sold by a reputable seller, it has the gold cap, it has the Guerlain insignia above EdT, and it's specifically advertised as "Vintage".
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/HERITAGE-de...wAAOSwYKZfVXuT

    But then look at this odd example: This is a bottle of Heritage with a gold cap, but it's EdP, not EdT. But notice that even though it has the gold cap, it doesn't have the Guerlain insignia on either the bottle or box. And it's being sold by Fragrancenet. So is this the original formulation, or not? I really don't know. I do know that I have the original EdP and it DOES have the Guerlain insignia on the bottle. (I suppose the picture here could also simply be incorrect.)
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Heritage-by...wAAOSwCU1Y07P3

    And then you have this one: Someone decanting what they advertise as "vintage" Heritage when it has the silver cap, there is no insignia, and Heritage is above EdT....so it's obviously not "vintage". Don't know if they are intentionally being deceitful or if they don't know what's vintage.
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Gue...QAAOSwOopf4i8e

    Another reason to look for the Guerlain insignia is you might run across a tester bottle of Heritage without the cap. But if you see the Guerlain Twin-G logo on the bottle, that's an indication that it's the formulation you're looking for.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedRaider430 View Post
    I'm not sure about that either. I just brought up the Guerlain twin-G logo because, in addition to the gold cap, it's another way to feel confident that you have the best formulation. I also brought it up because most of us are going to be looking for "vintage" Heritage bottles on eBay. But you see all kinds of things on eBay and it can get confusing.

    Here's an example of a bottle of Heritage EdT that has everything you look for. First of all, I believe that's the original box, it's sold by a reputable seller, it has the gold cap, it has the Guerlain insignia above EdT, and it's specifically advertised as "Vintage".
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/HERITAGE-de...wAAOSwYKZfVXuT

    But then look at this odd example: This is a bottle of Heritage with a gold cap, but it's EdP, not EdT. But notice that even though it has the gold cap, it doesn't have the Guerlain insignia on either the bottle or box. And it's being sold by Fragrancenet. So is this the original formulation, or not? I really don't know. I do know that I have the original EdP and it DOES have the Guerlain insignia on the bottle. (I suppose the picture here could also simply be incorrect.)
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Heritage-by...wAAOSwCU1Y07P3

    And then you have this one: Someone decanting what they advertise as "vintage" Heritage when it has the silver cap, there is no insignia, and Heritage is above EdT....so it's obviously not "vintage". Don't know if they are intentionally being deceitful or if they don't know what's vintage.
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Gue...QAAOSwOopf4i8e

    Another reason to look for the Guerlain insignia is you might run across a tester bottle of Heritage without the cap. But if you see the Guerlain Twin-G logo on the bottle, that's an indication that it's the formulation you're looking for.
    The original edp is this bottle: (75ml)


    The last example you gave some most likely call it (silver cap) vintage as it is not the newest version and it is a version not being for sale anymore.......It is like a 4th Kouros version calling a vintage while there are 3 version prior to that one. Depends on what one defines as the meaning of the word 'vintage' I guess.....)

    I also think some people who somehow have a spare gold cap, put it on a silver cap bottle and sell is as original vintage edt.....Saw that before with other fragrances.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedRaider430 View Post
    I'm not sure about that either. I just brought up the Guerlain twin-G logo because, in addition to the gold cap, it's another way to feel confident that you have the best formulation. I also brought it up because most of us are going to be looking for "vintage" Heritage bottles on eBay. But you see all kinds of things on eBay and it can get confusing.

    Here's an example of a bottle of Heritage EdT that has everything you look for. First of all, I believe that's the original box, it's sold by a reputable seller, it has the gold cap, it has the Guerlain insignia above EdT, and it's specifically advertised as "Vintage".
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/HERITAGE-de...wAAOSwYKZfVXuT

    But then look at this odd example: This is a bottle of Heritage with a gold cap, but it's EdP, not EdT. But notice that even though it has the gold cap, it doesn't have the Guerlain insignia on either the bottle or box. And it's being sold by Fragrancenet. So is this the original formulation, or not? I really don't know. I do know that I have the original EdP and it DOES have the Guerlain insignia on the bottle. (I suppose the picture here could also simply be incorrect.)
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Heritage-by...wAAOSwCU1Y07P3

    And then you have this one: Someone decanting what they advertise as "vintage" Heritage when it has the silver cap, there is no insignia, and Heritage is above EdT....so it's obviously not "vintage". Don't know if they are intentionally being deceitful or if they don't know what's vintage.
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Gue...QAAOSwOopf4i8e

    Another reason to look for the Guerlain insignia is you might run across a tester bottle of Heritage without the cap. But if you see the Guerlain Twin-G logo on the bottle, that's an indication that it's the formulation you're looking for.
    Forget about the gold cap debate - if the bottle has the Guerlain insignia, it's the vintage stuff and has always been accompanied with a gold cap. If you ever come across this type of bottle with a silver cap, the seller is hiding something.

    The Fragrancenet photo is a stock photo, The colour of the cap may have changed during that specific formulation but it's certainly not vintage juice.




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