Sunday, July 20, 2014

Gondola by Richard Hudnut c1925

Gondola by Richard Hudnut: launched in 1925.

So what does it smell like? There are no published notes on this perfume.

Discontinued, date unknown.

Richard Hudnut Perfume Tester Rack c1910

The bottles are clear glass and have started to turn purple from the maganese content in the glass.  Each bottle stands 3" tall. Each stopper has a long dauber. The rack is made of copper with a enameled metal "RICHARD HUDNUT" label on the front. The brass rack is approximately 5" across and 3" tall. The bottles are fixed in place and cannot be removed.  Only the top with dauber is removed when testing the fragrance.

Friday, May 23, 2014

Vertrose by Richard Hudnut c1895

Vertrose by Richard Hudnut: launched in 1895.

So what does it smell like? It was a rose soliflore perfume.

Discontinued, date unknown.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Hudnut's Tenfold Perfumes c1936

Drug and Cosmetic Industry - Volume 38, 1936:
"Hudnut has desired this new mirrored bulk perfume stand for the recently introduced Tenfold Floral Perfumes of Gardenia, Lily of the Valley, Lilac, Jasmin and Rose."

Drug and Cosmetic Industry, Volume 42, 1938:
"Hudnut's Tenfold perfumes are now exquisitely bottled in a delicate fluted glass column. This package is obtainable in nine fragrances, Jasmin, Narcisse, Soul of the Violet, Gardenia, Lilac, Lily of the Valley, Rose, Yanky Clover and Carnation."

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Rose of Omar by Richard Hudnut c1912

Rose of Omar by Richard Hudnut: launched in 1912.

Tout Mon Jardin Pot Pourri Sachet by Richard Hudnut c1914

Tout Mon Jardin Pot Pourri Sachet by Richard Hudnut was launched in 1914. It was still being sold in the 1920s.

Le Debut by Richard Hudnut c1927

In 1927, Richard Hudnut introduced four new blends of perfumes called Le Debut.

Three Flowers by Richard Hudnut c1915

Three Flowers was launched in 1915 by the American perfumer, Richard Hudnut.  Three Flowers was also known as Tres Flores in Spanish speaking countries.

Yanky Clover by Richard Hudnut c1898

Yanky Clover by Richard Hudnut: launched in 1898. In addition to Yanky Clover, Richard Hudnut came out with a full line of "Yanky" perfumes including: Yanky Pink, Yanky Heliotrope, Yanky Rose, Yanky Tea Rose, and Yanky Violet.