Striking! Circa 1945, American, “Black Magic” by Bombi, Clear Glass, Commercial Perfume Bottle.
The Bombi company was located in New York, New York, circa 1945. Black Magic was launched in 1945. The labels and the bottles are similar to others retailed at the same time period. They all probably came from the same manufacturing plant. The manufacturer would then paste on the bottles each retailers individual labels.
This distinctive, clear glass perfume bottle is molded in classic, Art Deco style. The sides of this upright, rectangular shaped bottle is molded with crisp, horizontal ribbing. The ribbing adds wonderful dimension to this spectacular bottle! This simple but elegant perfume bottle is designed with clean lines and is in perfect condition. The original, ball shaped, jet black colored, plastic/bakelite screw cap is in excellent condition. This bottle still retains remnants of its original aroma and the scent is absolutely divine! Affixed to the front of the bottle is its original, oval shaped, paper label. The label is simple but very striking! The background of the label is black with bold, crisp white, script lettering. Printed on the label: Black Magic by Bombi. The entire label is accented by a simple, but elegant double border. The outside, solid border is created in a crisp white color. The inside border is ingeniously created in RAISED, silver foil to form a three dimensional effect. The label is in MINT condition with no damages or lifting. The labels and the bottles are similar to others retailed at the same time period. They all probably came from the same manufacturing plant. The manufacturer would then paste on the bottles each retailers individual labels. This manufacturer (Bombi, circa 1945) is listed in Ken Leach’s book “Perfume Presentation 100 Years of Artistry Identification A to Z” on page: 232. This fragrance and the manufacturer are also listed on the Perfume Intelligence website. This striking perfume bottle measures approximately 6 1/4 inches in height. Guaranteed vintage. GREAT condition - NO: DINGS, DENTS, REPAIRS, CHIPS, FLAKES, or CRACKS! This unique scent bottle is a great gift idea for the commercial perfume collector! ***PLEASE NOTE: PayPal Payments due within 48 hours of purchase. *** ALL shipping costs are included! PRICED TO SELL!! **FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE**!! COMPLIMENTARY GIFT WRAP AVAILABLE!!!
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