What's your Favourite Classic Designer EDT's Pre 1985?

#1
I have a few of these :). What's your Favourite Classic Designer EDT's Pre 1985?

Chanel Pour Monsieur Chanel (1955)
Monsieur de Givenchy Givenchy (1959)
Aramis Aramis (1965)
Habit Rouge Guerlain (1965)
Eau Sauvage Christian Dior (1966)
YSL Pour Homme Yves Saint Laurent (1971)
Paco Rabanne Pour Homme Paco Rabanne (1973)
Givenchy Gentleman Givenchy (1974)
Quorum Antonio Puig (1982)
 
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I have some on your list currently inbound, but from my current den, I'd say:

Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet (1902)
GFT Spanish Leather (1902) - a cologne, but too good to leave out ;).
GFT Eucris (1912)
Knize Ten (1924)
Guerlain Vetiver (1961)
Dior Eau Sauvage (1966)
Givenchy Gentleman (1974)
Caron Yatagan (1976)

And whilst it falls right on the cut-off year, I've got to mention Caron Le 3' Homme (1985).
 
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#6
Floris No. 89 (1951)
Floris Elite (1980)
Guerlain Habit Rouge* (1965)
Guerlain Vetiver (1961)
Guerlain Eau de Guerlain (1974)
Floris Special No. 127 (1890)
Trumper’s Eucris (1912)
Dior Eau Sauvage (1966)

*EdP
 
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#10
I have some on your list currently inbound, but from my current den, I'd say:

Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet (1902)
GFT Spanish Leather (1902) - a cologne, but too good to leave out ;).
GFT Eucris (1912)
Knize Ten (1924)
Guerlain Vetiver (1961)
Dior Eau Sauvage (1966)
Givenchy Gentleman (1974)
Caron Yatagan (1976)

And whilst it falls right on the cut-off year, I've got to mention Caron Le 3' Homme (1985).
Just as a heads up, Eucris (the fragrance) was created in the 80s, despite what Trumpers and/or Basenotes might say.

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#11
Just as a heads up, Eucris (the fragrance) was created in the 80s, despite what Trumpers and/or Basenotes might say.

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Yes indeedy. The 1912 Eucris product was a hairdressing scented with lily.

Apparently most of the Trumper scents have been through the reformulation process, so although they carry original names the scents are totally different (and far more palatable to modern tastes.)

This is what I've been able to glean, none are certain so dont take it as gospel.

Marlborough = Aramis
Wellington = Blenheim Bouquet
Astor = Burberry Burberry
Curzon = Dunhill For Men
Wild Fern = Penhaligon's English Fern
Sandalwood = Chanel Egoist
Spanish Leather = Imperial leather
GFT = 4711
Eucris = Not sure but its been likened to Ralph Lauren Polo
 
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I thought Eucris was supposed to be a favourite with James Bond in some book from the 1950s.
Courtesy of Fragrantica:

Here is the passage from the novel:

"He said firmly, ‘Un moment, je vous en prie,’ and went into the bathroom and cleaned himself up – amused to notice that the soap was that most English of soaps, Pears Transparent, and that there was a bottle of Mr Trumper’s ‘Eucris’ beside the very masculine brush and comb by Kent. Marc-Ange was indeed making his English guest feel at home!"

Firstly, many sources claim Eucris was referenced in Diamonds Are Forever, which is not true. The above is taken from On Her Majesty's Secret Service.

Secondly, we are not even sure Fleming was referencing the cologne version of Eucris; many believe he was talking about the hairdressing (far more likely as the bottle is next to a brush and comb).

Third, there is no mention that Bond even used the Eucris product, though it does go on to say he 'took his time' in the bathroom so there's a decent chance he did.

Finally, it didn't even belong to Bond, it was put there by the villain.

Should you want to actually smell like 007, it would be more accurate to bathe yourself in Floris Limes Bath Essence, which Bond definitely used in the books and kept in his apartment. You could even go so far as to get a bottle of the Floris Limes EDT.

So in conclusion, the literary version of James Bond smelled of LIME, not Eucris.
 
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I have ordered Pour Un Homme de Caron and Monsieur de Givenchy EDT's and a Paco Rabanne Pour Homme AS, although I already have one knocking around. I also picked up a Quorum AS, I will pair this with Pino Silvestre shaving soap next shave.
 
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