Dating vintage baccarat perfume bottles
at 50.00) but he says the collector’s Holy Grail is Guerlain’s Baccarat factice and he believes only one collector in the country has this.He has over 1,400 Lalique bottles in his collection, all signed, sealed and unopened.
This is acceptable only if you are using the perfume to wear rather than collect.
He collects unopened, original first series perfumes.
The earlier perfumes, especially pre 1920′s were more oil based, intense with heavier base notes.
They remember their mother’s lovely dressing tables decorated with ornaments, vanity sets and perfume bottles and want to create one just like it, filled with vintage perfume bottles.
I had seen this wonderful Shocking perfume by Schiaparelli on Graham’s stall at another fair and hadn’t stopped thinking about it so asked if he still had it for sale – cue SCREAM – no, he had sold it and said he was very sad to see it go – as was I.
You will also see from this 1956 advertisement the label has a dot underneath the N°.