LOOKING TO ADD TO YOUR COLLECTION? HERE ARE THE LATEST GUERLAIN RARITIES I FOUND ON EBAY THIS WEEK! ENJOY!
Guerlain Heritage Case from 2008. For its 180th anniversary in 2008 Guerlain issued a luxurious leather coffret called the Guerlain Heritage Case containing a collection of 18 of the house's fragrances best representing its perfume history since 1828. Only 205 copies were made. The labels on the bottles are inspired by historic Guerlain labels from the Art Deco period. This has the authentication papers and is numbered at 186/205.
"A precious and elegant leather showcase that opens to reveal 18 iconic fragrances. From Eau de Cologne Impériale, composed for Empress Eugénie in 1853, to Guerlain's newest scent, Cruel Gardénia, created in 2008. This case is a vision of elegance, a symbol of rare and refined luxury and a prestigious gift to celebrate a unique fragrance heritage."
The Guerlain collectors set includes 18 of the best fragrances released by the firm since its founding, including:
1853 Eau de Cologne Imperiale.
1912 L’Heure Bleue.
1965 Habit Rouge.
2003 L’Instant de Guerlain.
2004 L’Instant de Guerlain pour Homme.
2005 Rose Barbare.
2005 Angelique Noire.
2005 Cuir Beluga.
2006 Bois d’Armenie.
2007 Iris Ganache.
2008 Cruel Gardenia.
Lavande Parfum in Quadrilobe flacon in it's original box. c1920.
So what does it smell like? It is classified as a classic fougere or chypre fragrance with a strong lavender note.
Top notes: lemon, bergamot
Middle notes: lavender, galbanum
Base notes: labdanum, amber, sandalwood, oakmoss and vetiver
A Travers Champs Parfum in Quadrilobe Flacon. c1940s.
So what does it smell like? It is classified as a powdery floral amber fragrance for women based on flowers of the fields.
Top notes: lily of the valley, violet, bergamot, petitgrain
Middle notes: rose, orris, carnation, ylang ylang, sandalwood, clove, patchouli, benzoin
Base notes: orris, vanilla, suede
Limited Edition Muguet 1999, Guerlain 75 ml Eau de Toilette.
So what does it smell like? It is a crisp green floral fragrance with a dominant fresh lily of the valley note.
Top notes: lemon, bergamot, lily of the valley
Middle notes: jasmine, Turkish rose, lily and carnation
Base notes: patchouli, oakmoss, leather, sandalwood
Apres l'Ondee 30ml Parfum in Louis XVI flacon.
So what does it smell like? It is classified as a powdery floral fragrance for women with spicy and musk notes.
Top notes: rosemary, hawthorn, bergamot, lavender,
Middle notes: jasmine, lily, orchid, orange blossom, violet, bouvardia
Base notes: orris and Tonkin musk
Mouchoir de Monsieur in Quadrilobe flacon with wartime label.
Parure Eau de Cologne mini Bottle. c1970s.
Elixir de Guerlain Antiseptic Dentifrice, mouthwash in 1 litre bee bottle...unusual...
Mitsouko 7.5ml Parfum in Enameled Canister, from 1991. Quite rare!