Object ID 003079
Object Name California Perfume Co. Moonwind Rep.
Object Desc An Avon reproduction of a California Perfume Co. fragrance Moonwind.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002772a-b
General Category History
Category Personal Care
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 3, Shelf 4
Object Date 1976
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Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords Avon,perfumes,fragrances,
Title California Perfume Co. Reproduction
Description A small bottle with an ornate gold stopper. The front label features a woman dressed in the style of the late 19th century. She is framed by pink roses. Below her is California Perfume Co. A label surrounds the neck of the bottle with the monogram of CPC. The glass on the back is embossed with Avon 90th Anniversary Keepsake in text styled like the late 1800s. Some fragrance remains at the bottom of the bottle. Bottom of the bottle has a sticker: Moonwind Cologne Caution: flammable until dry 1.75 fl. oz.
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Place of Origin
Maker Details David H. McConnell founded Avon in 1886, which grew out of his California Perfume Company. Originally, the Avon only sold fragrances through its representatives. Avon now sells not only fragrances but as well as cosmetics, skincare, and fashion.
Maker Mark Avon
Date MAR 7,2015
Assessor Christine Jankowski
Notes The labels have faded. The fragrance inside has thickened to a syrup consistancy. There is mold growth on the sides of the bottle.
Date AUG 1,2015
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 4 from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin