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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Frenzy by Corday c1945

Frenzy by Corday: launched in 1945.






Fragrance Composition:


So what does it smell like? It is classified as a woody floral fragrance for women. It was described as "sultry, light, flippant".
  • Top notes: bergamot, neroli, lily of the valley
  • Middle notes: ylang ylang, carnation, jasmine, rose
  • Base notes: cedar, vanilla, ambergris, vetiver, musk, sandalwood, balsams


Bottles:

Glass Packer, 1945:
"CORDAY introduces the first new French perfume — Frenzy. It's flat bottle with a gold lettered label is apropos of this delightful fragrance. The theme is completed with a.."

Motion Picture, 1947:
"A popular Corday quartet—Possession, L'Ardente Nuit, Tzigane, Frenzy— now in quarter-ounce flacons. $5 each . . . Imported from France"


Frenzy was available in parfum, eau de toilette and cologne.
  • 1/4 oz parfum 
  • 2 oz Eau de Toilette
  • 4 oz Eau de Toilette

2 oz Eau de Toilette, photo from worthpoint.


1/4 oz parfum bottle, photo by ebay seller the*farmers*other*daughter

4 oz eau de toilette, photo from worthpoint

Frenzy cologne, photo from worthpoint

"Frenzy" - (1930) Presented in its box wrapped in cardboard covered in sky blue paper and lined with blue satin, clear glass vial, pressed molded cylindrical section shape, with fluted stopper painted gold. Bottle stands 2.9" tall.

Fate of the Fragrance:


Discontinued, date unknown. Still being sold in 1948.



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