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Monday, May 20, 2013

Potpourri by Prince Matchabelli c1940

Pot Pourri by Prince Matchabelli: launched in 1940.

Note: Please understand that this website is not affiliated with the Prince Matchabelli company in any way, it is only a reference page for collectors and those who have enjoyed the Prince Matchabelli fragrances.  

The goal of this website is to show the present owners of the Prince Matchabelli company how much we miss the discontinued classics such as Potpourri and hopefully, if they see that there is enough interest and demand, they will bring back the perfume! 

Please leave a comment below (for example: of why you liked the perfume, describe the scent, time period or age you wore it, who gave it to you or what occasion, any specific memories), who knows, perhaps someone from the company might see it.

Fragrance Composition:


So what does it smell like? It is classified as a floral oriental fragrance for women. It was described as a "Fragrance of roses, shy dark violets and spice." It was a spicy floral blend with a woodsy dry down.
  • Top notes: aldehydes, hyacinth, lemon, cloves, cinnamon
  • Middle notes: rose, carnation, ylang ylang, lilac, violet
  • Base notes: patchouli, sandalwood, cedar, patchouli, musk, benzoin, vanilla

Fashions of the Hour, 1940:
"The exotic scent of Prince Matchabelli's Potpourri cologne brings to mind a medley of Oriental splendor and veiled mystery. A lasting fragrance of spices and flowers."


Fate of the Fragrance:



Discontinued, date unknown.



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