Saturday, May 10, 2014

Parfumerie Royale and Parfumerie de Montespan

Parfumerie Royale was established in 1869 by Francois Crucq,  it was located at 13 rue de Trevise, Paris. The company was then taken over by Auguste Crucq after his father's death in 1887.

His brother, Francois Crucq, Jr. started his own perfumery company in 1889 using the F. Crucq name and sold similarly named cosmetics and toiletries as Auguste's company. This resulted in a lawsuit between the two brothers. Auguste Crucq ordered that Francis Crucq will be required to completely remove the sale of Similior and Nigérine and other products, detailed judgment in 1896 also said that Francois Crucq will be required to remove the initial F of its signature and its signs and all business documents, that he can not use his surname without the addition of the words eldest son, and that he must remove his circular and prospectus, bills, labels, words founded in 1869. Information found in Journal des tribunaux de commerce:, Volume 45, 1896.

Gaston Crucq was also named as a successor in 1926.

Parfumerie de Montespan was established in 1928 by Francois Crucq Fils Ainé, in 25, rue Bergère, in Paris.

Perfume List:
  • 1920 Ambree
  • 1920 Fougere
  • 1920 Francaise
  • 1945 Joida

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