Friday, August 15, 2014

Parfums Massenet

Parfums Massenet, Inc., 509 Madison Ave, New York, New York. Established by G.R Parkinson in Paris around 1940.


Mandalay was their most popular perfume. It is described as woodsy and spicy, with exotic floral notes like ylang ylang, resting on an amber and patchouli base.


The perfumes of Massenet:

  • 1941 Altesse de Massenet
  • 1942 Bouquet Americain
  • 1942 Mandalay
  • 1942 Rhapsodie
  • 1944 Liquid Flowers
  • 1944 Shéhérazade

Northwest Arkansas Times, 1947:
"PARFUMS MASSENET NEW YORK-PARIS Rhapsodie Mandalay Altesse $2.25 to $17.50."




Rhapsodie, same bottle was used by Raquel.

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