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The main objective of this website is to chronicle the history of the Prince Matchabelli fragrances and showcase the bottles and advertising used throughout the years.

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Monday, May 20, 2013

Princess Marie by Prince Matchabelli c1933

Princess Marie by Prince Matchabelli: launched in 1933. Dedicated to Empress Marie of Russia.


Fragrance Composition:



So what does it smell like? It is classified as a sweet floral fragrance for women. Described as "sweet, spicy, with a whiff of carnation" and "witty, teasing, aloof."

  •  Top notes:
  • Middle notes: carnation
  • Base notes: spices, vanilla, Abyssinian ambergris, Mysore sandalwood


Bottles:


Princess Marie c1933
1933 Prince Matchabelli Princess Marie perfume bottle and stopper as a crown in clear glass, sealed, label, box. Small chip to cross tip. 2 1/2 in. Photo from Perfume Bottle Auctions



Fate of the Fragrance:



Discontinued, date unknown.

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 Princess Marie 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.



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