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Friday, January 3, 2014

Parfums Blanchard

In this guide I have listed the various perfumes produced by Parfums Blanchard of New York City. Blanchard was established in New York in 1930 by two brothers, Howard and Eugene Kestenbaum.

In 1952, Parfums Blanchard, a co-partnership was composed of the following members: Howard Kestenbaum and Freda Kestenbaum, New York, New York.

In 1968, it was a division of Del Laboratories, Inc. Farmingdale, NY.

 Another perfume company, House of Tre-Jur was also a division of Del Laboratories..

The company was in business til around 1970.

The perfumes of Blanchard:

  • 1932 Gardenia (a floral perfume)
  • 1932 Jealousy (a strong, heavy, sweet, spicy-woody oriental perfume)
  • 1936 Plaid (Men's Cologne)
  • 1943 Intrepid
  • 1944 Intrigue (a spicy perfume)
  • 1944 Morning Mist 
  • 1944 Masquerade
  • 1944 Apple Blossom
  • 1944 Jealousy Bouquet Concentrate
  • 1945 Climax (an aldehydic perfume)
  • 1945 Intrigue Bouquet Concentrate
  • 1945 Conflict (a floral perfume)
  • 1945 Conflict Bouquet Concentrate
  • 1946 Neisa
  • 1949 Evening Star (a jasmine based spicy floral perfume)
  • 1950 Evening Star Bouquet Concentrate
  • 1954 Evening Star Eau de Parfum Spray
  • 1954 Jealousy Eau de Parfum Spray
  • 1954 Intrigue Eau de Parfum Spray
  • 1954 Conflict Eau de Parfum Spray
  • 1968 Pandora Gift Set

Soap, Cosmetics, Chemical Specialties - Volume 37 - Page 136, 1961:
"Four bouquet sprays by Blanchard Perfumes. New York, are presently being packed in new container. Products retail for $1.50. In addition to "Intrigue," Blanchard is packaging "Jealousy," "Conflict" and "Evening Star" bouquet sprays."

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