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The above is an edition that appeals to the collector spirit, although it's standard merchandise.
It's the 30ml of Eau de Toilette with the outer of the bottle reprising the vintage shagreen scales (although it's not shagreen this time) Another intermediary Eau de Toilette version circulates in the white box with the gold polka dots, but the label of the peppercorn flacon imitates the motif of the previous 1980s label, as you can see comparing the two pics.
From its rustic beginnings in the late 1700s in Eastern France to today, Baccarat crystal remains one of the finest crystal houses in the world.
Recognizing a copy from the original is difficult: Identifying etchings and marks changing over the years.
The presentation persisted well into the 1940s and 1950s, making it hard to discern specific vintages.
Obviously older specimens bear more worn "bands" and shagreen boxes, even if totally sealed (a highly unlikely proposition anyway).
Carved from the purest crystal and sparkling with tradition and modernity, our pieces are fashioned and decorated with breathtaking flair.
Baccarat designs come close to reaching the pinnacle of beauty and perfection.
The interior of cardboard cap reads CARON 10 rue de la Paix Paris FRANCE.
The dimensions are 4.5" high with box around 4-5/8" and tassell 5".
Vintage Eau de Toilette (as well as the superb and lasting Eau de Cologne) circulated in square shouldered bottles, like the one above, with a bakelite cap. In the 1980s the whole Caron line gained a more rectangular presentation with black cap in plastic and the labels took on a decorative motif for the Eau de Toilette concentration. The modern Eau de Toilette comes in a purplish-maroon box with gold polka dots, while the flacons take on the familiar and legendary studded peppercorns design with the gold cap.