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Monday, May 27, 2013

Premier Mai by Houbigant c1928

Premier Mai by Houbigant: launched in 1908.

So what does it smell like? It is classified as a floral fragrance for women with a dominant lily of the valley note.
  • Top notes:
  • Middle notes : lily of the valley
  • Base notes:

c1930s eau de cologne

c1908 Baccarat flacon, photo by Perfume Bottles Auction

1950s purse flacon

1930s flacon

1910s crystal flacon

Premier Mai atomizer, c1958

Discontinued, date unknown. It was still being sold into the 1950's.

1 comment:

  1. This is a rich, deep, musky lily of the valley more complex than most.