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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

F Sharp by Faberge c1958

F# by Faberge: launched in 1958. Contrary to some online sources, F Sharp was not a men's fragrance.  The promotional record for Faberge's F# perfume, "F Sharp" is the first perfumed album in musical history".Top Rank Record instituted a unique promotional tie with Faberge perfumes, pegged on their newest scent, known as "F Sharp".. The label is releasing a new package, titled, "F Sharp, Where There is Music." The album will be packaged in a high fashion, black velour flocked cover, following the packaging design used by Faberge, and actually carried the scent. Even ads for the perfume in Billboard magazine featured printing ink that was impregnated with the new scent.

F Sharp was available in the following products:
  • Parfum Extraordinaire (made in France) in four sizes: 
1/8 oz purse size Fabergette flacon (retailed for $3.75 in 1959)
1/4 oz (retailed for $9 in 1959)
1/2 oz (retailed for $15 in 1959)
1 oz (retailed for $27 in 1959)
  • Cologne Extraordinaire in sparkling fluted cylinders in three sizes
1 oz
2 oz (retailed for $2.50 in 1959)
3.5 oz 
  • Bath Powder in velvet topped ottoman vanity box
12 oz 

  • Bath Oil Concentrate

Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like? It is classified as a woody fragrance for women.

  • Top notes: citrus, aldehydes, bergamot
  • Middle notes: ylang ylang, 
  • Base notes: vetiver, sandalwood, patchouli, musk, oakmoss, ambergris, labdanum

Vogue, 1959:
"Faberge's new F#, or F-sharp, is boxed in France in the black-and-white of piano keys.  Its top notes are sparkling, capricious, untimid; its undertones and end notes, resonant and complex." 

Fate of the Fragrance:

Discontinued, date unknown. It was still being sold in 1970.

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