domenica 16 marzo 2014

How to recognize CACHAREL perfumes


Among the most important perfumes produced by CACHAREL, we should consider: ANAIS ANAIS (1978), POUR HOMME (1981), LOULOU (1987), EDEN (1994), NOA (1998), NEMO (2000), GLORIA (2002).  Here is a short guide about recognizing CACHAREL perfumes.


GENERIC CLUES
-from 1978 up to 1992 address on boxes is: 14, Rue Royale, Paris
since 1992: 16, place Vendome, Paris
(re-using of old boxes possible)

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-since 1990: barcode appears on the box
-since 1992: greendot appears on the box
(re-using of old boxes possible)

left: 1990 to 1992
right : since 1992
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-From 1978 up to 2002-2003 the brand CACHAREL 
is put inside the "Cartouche" (the elliptical drawing).
Since 2003 the "Cartouche" disappears.



CACHAREL word written inside the "Cartouche".
Vintage "Anais Anais" with the CACHAREL logo
inside the "Cartouche"

 CACHAREL logo, without the external "Cartouche"
(since 2002-2003)
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EXTRA CLUE
- Label "distributed by Cosmair USA" : until 2000-2001
since: distributed by "Luxury Products LLC"


COSMAIR label = until 2000-2001

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BATCH CODES
(during 1978 to 1985 Cacharel perfumes can sport a 5-digits or 4-digits "UAxx-type" code.)

1978
1979
1980
1981   (UAxx)  
1982   (UBxx) 
1983   (UCxx)
1984   (UDxx)
1985   (UExx)
1986    UFxx
1987    UGxx
1988    UHxx
1989    UJxx
(here the bar-code appears on the box) 
1990    UKxx
1991    ULxx
(changing address, from: 14, RUE ROYALE to: 16, PLACE VENDOME)
1992    UMxx
1993    UNxxx 
1994    UPxxx
1995    UQxxx
1996    URxxx
1997    USxxx
1998    UTxxx
1999    UUxxx
2000    UVxxx
2001    UWxxx
2002    UXxxx
(here the word CACHAREL loses the external "cartouche" drawing)
2003    UYxxx  (UZ not used)
2004    UAxxx
(here the long list of ingredients/allergens appears on the box)
2005    UBxxx
2006    UCxxx
2007    UDxxx
2008    UExxx
2009    38Fxxx 
2010    38Gxxx 
2011:  letter H in the code
2012:  letter J in the code
2013:  letter K in the code 


Previously we recognized, batch-by-batch, year-by-year:
-GUERLAIN perfumes ( here )
-YVES SAINT LAURENT perfumes ( here )
-CHRISTIAN DIOR  perfumes  ( here )
-GIORGIO ARMANI Perfumes ( here )
-VAN CLEEF et ARPELS perfumes ( here )
-CHANEL perfumes ( here )
-BVLGARI perfumes ( here )
-HERMES perfumes ( here )
-VERSACE perfumes ( here )
GIVENCHY perfumes ( here )


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TUTORIAL PICS

(from Ebay) The first "Anais Anais" box
(end of Seventies-beginning of Eighties)

Note the CACHAREL logo moved on the right corner of the box

(from Ebay) the same first "Anais Anais box
Note the old address "14 Rue Royale"
(from Ebay) "Anais Anais" first box
with "Cacharel" logo on the right corner of the box


(from Basenotes.net) 
CACHAREL logo at the center of the box.

First Anais Anais box
with 5-digits batch-code


Pour Homme, batch UK5F = year 1990.


Cacharel pour Homme, batch UK0N, year 1990
(note the old address: 14 RUE ROYALE)

Cacharel pour homme,
batch UNxxx = year 1993
(address on box: 16 PLACE VENDOME)

LouLou EDP,
batch USxxx = year 1997

LouLou, batch USxxx, year 1997
(address: 16, PLACE VENDOME)

Anais Anais, box year 1997:
notice the address 16 place Vendome (since 1992)
notice the short list of ingredients (until 2005)
notice the Cosmair USA dist. (until 2000-2001)

Bottle year 1997: notice the batch-code USxxx on the label

(from Ebay) Eau d'Eden, launched in 1996
left bottle batch UWxxx = year 2001
right bottle batch UUxxx = year 1999

Nemo, launched in 2000,
batch UV139 = year 2000


Cacharel pour Homme,
batch UXxxx = year 2002

Cacharel pour Homme , year 2002
Still the "short list" of ingredients

Batch UXxxx = year 2002

GLORIA, batch UAxxx = year 2004

(from Ebay) AnaisAnais
batch 38Fxxx = year 2009





7 commenti:

  1. My friend i think your are not exactly correct.My cacharel nemo with batch Number UV076 has adress 16 PLACE VENDOME and distributor in USA LLC Name cacharel is in cartouche

    RispondiElimina
  2. Thank you for the precise note. A few perfumes could be distributed in different countries under different distributers. I'll correct it shifting distribution date one year earlier.

    RispondiElimina
    Risposte
    1. Thank you VERY VERY much for this article!!!!! You've helped me a lot! I'm trying to find Vintage Lou Lou for my mom to her anniversary and I had so much troubles in understanding if parfume is old or new. Now I know what to do! Thanks a million!

      Elimina
  3. Thank you VERY VERY much for this article!!!!! You've helped me a lot! I'm trying to find Vintage Lou Lou for my mom to her anniversary and I had so much troubles in understanding if parfume is old or new. Now I know what to do! Thanks a million!

    RispondiElimina
  4. Ich bedanke mich sehr! I love it!!!!✿*゚¨゚✎

    RispondiElimina
  5. Hi, I have a semi-filled bottle Anais Anais / Spray Eau de Toilette 30 ml / address : 14 rue Royale / Cacharel inside the Cartouche / Batch code UG3K. Does it have a value ? Anyone interested ? Please contact me through my blog (click on the link "contacter l'auteur"). I am living in Europe (Belgium).

    RispondiElimina

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