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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Magnificence de Molyneux c1947

Magnificence de Molyneux: launched in 1947.

Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like? I have no published notes on this composition other than it had a church incense and ambergris.

  • Top notes:
  • Middle notes:
  • Base notes: ambergris, frankincense, myrrh

The New Yorker, 1949:
"MOLYNEUX Magnificence Perfume. . . new. . . exotic. . . lingering! Dramatic as only a Molyneux establishment can be. You and your audience will come under its magnificent spell. This famous perfume is bottled and French sealed in Paris."


1/4 oz parfum, original box, photo from worthpoint.

Fate of the Fragrance:

The exportation of Magnificence the to USA was halted during WWII and didn't arrive back to to American shores until 1948. Discontinued, date unknown.

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