Germaine Monteil ROYAL SECRET vintage cologne

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Royal Secret by Germaine Monteil is a Spicy Chypre Floral fragrance for women from 1958. It was originally designed as a bath oil and after-bath perfume. 

        Royal Secret by Germaine Monteil. "For that feeling of utter luxury."

Germaine Monteil was a celebrated French fashion designer at 39 boulevard des Capucines, Paris, and also had a boutique at 663 Fifth Ave, NY. The company was acquired by BAT in 1969 and sold on to the Benckiser Group in the early 1990’s.*  It was later bought by and heavily reformlauted by Five Star in 1998. Royal Secret was marketed first by Germain Monteil, then by Prestige Parfums, then finally by Five Star, before finally be discontinued a few years later.
Top Notes
Bergamot, Galbanum, Lavender, Lemon, Verbena, Peach, Spice
Heart Notes
Orange Blossom, Lily-of-the-Valley, Violet, Carnation, Cinnamon, Bulgarian Rose, Ylang Ylang, Ginger, Jasmine, Geranium, Rosewood
Base Notes
Incense, Benzoin, Sandalwood, Patchouli, Tobacco, Myrrh, Musk, Amber, Vetiver, Vanilla, Civet, Ambergris?

Offered are 0.5oz/15ml splash bottles of cologne by the original maker, Germaine Monteil.

*For excellent information and this fragrance and others, please visit the informational blog "Cleopatra's Boudoir":  https://cleopatrasboudoir.blogspot.com/2014/03/royal-secret-by-germaine-monteil-c1958.html