Essence Rare 1928

Version from 1928
Essence Rare (1928) by Houbigant
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Essence Rare (1928) is a perfume by Houbigant for women and was released in 1928. The scent is animal-powdery. Projection and longevity are above-average. The production was apparently discontinued.
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Paul Schving

Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesBergamotBergamot
IrisIris
Lily of the valleyLily of the valley
Heart Notes Heart NotesGeraniumGeranium
RoseRose
Base Notes Base NotesOakmossOakmoss
MuskMusk
Tonka beanTonka bean
VetiverVetiver
CivetCivet

Ratings

Scent

102 Ratings

Longevity

103 Ratings

Sillage

9.73 Ratings

Bottle

8.413 Ratings
Submitted by DonVanVliet, last update on 28.04.2016.
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Vintage gem
I was looking for this vintage Houbigant gem and finally after searching frantically i found one (1928 original) on Etsy, full bottle of more than 3.4oz. This parfum is absolutely gorgeous, animalic with very strong musk and civet. The staying power is unbelievable. It lasted slightly more than 24 hours and on clothes lasted good one month. Just amazing, although i am not sure what the 1976 version would perform like. Would like to compare the two if i can get hold of one. Treasure worth cherishing.
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PerfumemaniaPerfumemania 6 years ago
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A vintage masterpiece from Houbigant.

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