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Monday, June 6, 2016

Possession by Corday c1937

Possession by Corday: launched in 1937.

Possession was available in the following:
  • parfum
  • eau de toilette
  • cologne
  • creme perfume
  • solid perfume
  • dusting powder

Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like? It was a warm, gentle, aldehydic floral oriental perfume for women.
  • Top notes: aldehydes, galbanum, bergamot, cloves, sage, cacao
  • Middle notes: violet, carnation, iris, heliotrope, magnolia, rose, ylang ylang, lily, and jasmine
  • Base notes: elemi, vetiver, vanilla, benzoin, oakmoss, ambergris, sandalwood, gentian, orris, cedar, patchouli, tonka, musk

Fate of the Fragrance:

Discontinued, date unknown. Still being sold in 1970.

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