The freebiemeet, episode 2

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The freebiemeet is open! PLEASE read the instructions! For people who would like to chat in addition to, or instead of, giving and getting free stuff, there will be a poll along shortly.

If you have perfume-related items you'd like to give away (as opposed to swap for something else — our next swapmeet will be in October), and if you're reasonably sure you can mail your items within the next month, feel free to list them below in the comments AFTER reading the instructions.

If you see something in the comments that you want, and if you already have a reader account here and have commented at least once (no new accounts today, sorry), you can call dibs AFTER reading the instructions.

I will leave the comments open until next Saturday, then I’ll close the freebiemeet. We'll have a follow-up post in about a month so everyone can tell us how it went.

How it works: giving away perfume

1. You need to tell others where you’re willing to send (only in your country? International?). If you would list that first, it will save other readers time.

2. Anyone who wants to play can list the items they have. Please NUMBER YOUR LIST (up to 15) and group items you'd prefer to keep in one package. In other words, if you want to give away ten samples and want to mail them all to the same person, list that as one numbered item. Please do not include more than 15 numbered items or groups in your list — it really helps to keep the thread easy to read. You can list full bottles, partial bottles, decants, samples, whatever you want, but please specify what they are!

3. You will have to post your email address in your comment, or have some other way for readers to contact you — one option is to list your email address at gravatar.com, and then link to your gravatar page in your user profile here. Another option would be to link to a contact page at your own blog, or anywhere on the web where people can find a way to reach you.

4. Package your items appropriately and mail within the next month. You might want to read through items 7-8 on our swapping post.

How it works: getting perfume

1. If you see an item you want, call "dibs" in the comments. Again, you can only do this if you already have an active reader account — I will not be approving comments for new accounts on this thread. You can claim up to 1 item on any given list (please be specific by using the item number) and no more than 2 items total for this episode. Obviously, you should not call dibs on anything that has already been claimed, so you might want to refresh the page before taking the time to leave a comment. Once you can see that you're the first person to call dibs on something, send an email with your username and mailing details.

2. Please don't leave comments for any reason other than calling dibs...these threads get long enough as it is!

Note: top image is Viola "Milfull" @Mon jardin [cropped] by ai3310X at flickr; some rights reserved.

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  1. ladymurasaki says:

    Please note that I am in the UK, but will ship internationally.

    1. DSH Perfumes, Songbird, 1/3 oz oil essence, Pulse Roller.

    2. Tableau de Parfums, Loretta, 7ml Eau de Parfum, Purse Spray.

    My email address is; bonbee80 (at) btinternet (dot) com

    • 2rista says:

      Ooops, Wrong place…Hi! Can I call dibs on the songbird? If I’m not too late…it sounds lovely for the summer. I ‘m in Spain, by the way.

      Reply

      • ladymurasaki says:

        Yes. Please email me. Thanks.

        • 2rista says:

          Just mailed you. Thanks!

    • ladymurasaki says:

      Songbird and Loretta are now spoken for.

  2. yuna says:

    Hello, I would love to call dibs on the Loretta!

    • ladymurasaki says:

      Yuna, please email me with your details.

      • yuna says:

        Done- thank you so much!

  3. C.H. says:

    Hi all, I’ll have to take a look and see what else can go, but off the top of my head, I know I have this bottle of:

    1. Abercrombie 8.

    Would love to rehome to someone in the U.S. Contact me at catherineh789 on gmail.

    • Waldina80 says:

      May I please call DIBS?

      • Waldina80 says:

        Can’t seem to get thru to you!
        I’m at wald(zero)(at)mymts.net

  4. yuna says:

    Hello, I can mail internationally, prefer to mail within Asia however.

    I have the following to offer:
    1) 5ML decant of vintage Nocturnes de Caron,
    2) 5ML mini Versace Bright Crystal with matching body lotion and shower gel.

    You can contact me at microdactyly at gmail dot com.

    • Sarah K says:

      Hi Yuna

      I’d love the Nocturnes if nobody else has claimed it. I’m in South Korea.

  5. floragal says:

    Morning!
    USA only.
    Contact: jkdienes at gmail dot com.

    1. Ineke deluxe sampler (minus Field Notes from Paris)

    2. Jo Malone mix of 5 samples 1.5ml each (pomegranate noir, nectarine blossom & honey, lime basil & mandarin, velvet rose & oud, wild bluebell)

    • Laurels says:

      Dibs on No. 1, please.

    • sunnlitt says:

      I would love the Jo Malone sampler.
      I will contact you at your email address to see if it is still available.

  6. Robin says:

    I will mail in the US:

    1. Demeter group: 30 ml Fuzzy Navel, 10 ml Brownie, Espresso & Dulce de Leche.

    2. Carven Ma Griffe extrait, probably 7.6 ml, vintage, used only a few times. I am giving this away in appreciation of the two lovely people who sent me vintage bottles of Diorissimo, and would love to find a home for it with someone who really loves Ma Griffe and misses the original!

    I don’t know when it dates from (70s? 80s?), but it’s in a plastic box, as shown here: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Ma-Griffe-by-Carven-15-ml-0-5-oz-PARFUM-Splash-NIB-RARE-/271164073231?pt=fragrance&hash=item3f22a3650f

    3. Atelier Cologne Grand Neroli, 30 ml, barely used.

  7. Laurels says:

    Hi, all, I’m willing to ship within the US, and you can contact me at iphintaur on aol (dotcom).

    1. Mauboussin Histoire d’Eau Amethyste (2.5 oz, in box, sprayed 5-6 times)

    2. Sweet Anthem Anton (solid perfume, 5ml), plus spray samples of SA Cooper and Walden, Atelier Cologne Mistral Patchouli and Bois Blonds, and vial samples of AC Oolong Infini and Ambre Nue

    3. Spray samples of M. Micallef Art Collection Rouge Nos. 1 & 2, Arabian Oud Kalemat, Jo Malone Blue Agava and Cacao, and Gianfranco Ferre Ferre; vial samples of A Wing and a Prayer Honeysuckle Rose, Agent Provocateur L’Agent, Bvlgari Femme Extreme, Balmain Ambre Gris, Chopard Casmir, Gucci by Gucci, Lalique Le Parfum, Queen by Queen Latifah, Rochas Tocade

    Happy hunting!

    • thomkallor says:

      I’d like dibs on number 2 and will e-mail you shortly! :)

    • thegoddessrena says:

      Dibs on #3 set

      • Laurels says:

        O Divine One, don’t forget to email me your address.

    • melissa says:

      Dibs on #1 please, with many thanks! I’ll email you now.

    • Laurels says:

      All of my items are now taken.

  8. aswalls2000 says:

    I prefer to ship CONUS and my contact is aswalls2000 at yahoo dot com.

    I have the following up for grabs:

    1. Demeter Naturals Geranium EDT spray, new, no box 50ml.

    2. Jean Patou Sira des Indes EDP spray, boxed, 65/75ml.

    • Elena says:

      Dibs on #2, I would love the Sira des Indes! elena.m.wood (at) gmail

      Thanks!

    • egabbert says:

      Dibs on the Demeter!

    • aswalls2000 says:

      These are both gone. Thanks!

  9. Emily says:

    My e-mail is transitionalobject at gmail dot com, and I’d prefer to ship within the CONUS.

    1. Bill Blass Nude 1.7 oz cologne spray, barely used

    2. Hanae Mori Magical Moon 1 oz EDT spray, 90 percent full

    3. Tokyo Milk Age of Aquarius 1 oz spray, barely used

    4. Jacomo for Her 3.4 oz EDP spray, barely used, box included

    5. Lucy B Royal Egyptian Amber and Honeysuckle 1.7 oz EDP spray, 80-90 percent full

    • Omega says:

      May I put a dibs on Lucy B? Thank you.

      • Emily says:

        Yes! E-mail me, and it’s all yours.

    • thegoddessrena says:

      I’d like #1–the Bill Blass Nude

      • Emily says:

        Sure thing. Drop me a line.

    • BigslyFragrance says:

      Dibs on: 3. Tokyo Milk Age of Aquarius 1 oz spray, barely used

      Thanks.

      • Emily says:

        Great! I just saw your e-mail.

    • Masha says:

      I would love #2, Magical Moon. It is my HG and so hard to find now, I’m down to the last bit of a bottle….
      I’m at masha underscore robb at yahoo dot com. I’m in the US

      • Emily says:

        You got it — just send me your info. Thanks!

  10. melisand61 says:

    My email is melisand61 at gmail dot com. US shipping.

    1. L’Artisan Amour Nocturne and Deliria 10 ml decants
    2. Envoyage Perfumes samples (barely tested) of Carmel de Ville, Tagetes Femme, Carmel Boheme and Go Ask Alice
    3. Decants of DK Signature EDP (4.5 ml) DK Mandarin Neroli (4.5 ml), Ivoire by Balmain 2013 (10 ml), Rance 1795 Laetita (3 ml)
    4. Decants of Tom Ford Plum Japonais (4 ml) Perris Rose de Taif (4 ml), Le Labo Cuir 28 (1.5-2 ml) plus a couple of random samples

    • d3m0lici0n says:

      Dibs on #4 please. Thanks

    • scentfromabove says:

      I would like to claim #4 if it is still available – tlsmith0511@yahoo.com

    • scentfromabove says:

      #1 since #4 is taken – tlsmith0511@yahoo.com

    • silvrolive says:

      I’d like dibs on #2 the Envoyage Perfumes. Thanks!

    • melisand61 says:

      #1, #2 and #4 are taken.

    • Elena says:

      Dibs on #3, please! Mostly for the Ivoire. I promise to pay it forward if the others don’t suit me.

  11. silvrolive says:

    My email is sprice95 at hot mail dot com. US Shipping.

    1. Decant samples (1 or 2ml): Etat Libre D’Orange – Encens st Bubblegum, The Different Company- Limon de Cordoza, Parfums de Nicolai- Le Temps D’une Fete

    2. Manufacturer samples: Cartier- Baiser Vole, Stella McCartney- Lilly, Tocca- Bianca

    • sweetgrass says:

      Dibs on #1 – will email you shortly

  12. helenviolette says:

    Email is helenpstowe at gmail. Ship within US.

    1. Bottle of Caron Violette Preciuse (40% full)
    2. .5 oz bottle of Original Juicy Couture
    3. Partial bottle Lacoste pour femme (80% full)

    • acac says:

      Can I call dibs on #1, the Caron Violette? Thanks!

    • helenviolette says:

      #3 has been dibbed

  13. acac says:

    Hi all, my email is ailingc(at)gmail(dot)com. Shipping in US only.

    1) MPG Ambre Precieux, ~30% of a 100mL bottle
    2) Annick Goutal Chevrefeuille, ~80% of a 25mL bottle

    • 2046 says:

      I would like to lay claim to the Chevrefeuille, please! Thank you!

      • acac says:

        You got it! Just send me your address.

    • yukiej says:

      May I claim the Ambre Precieux please? Thank you very much! I will email you as well.

    • acac says:

      Both Ambre Precieux and Chevrefeuille have been claimed.

  14. hajusuuri says:

    hajusuuri’s freebies, click on my name for contact info, comment “dibs” first before emailing

    - U.S. only unless you can find a perfume mule
    - It will take me 2-3 weeks to get the packages out. Although I haven’t had a problem in the past, please understand that in the event the package is damaged, destroyed or not delivered, I will be unable to replace them.

    Full Bottles:
    1. Benefit B Spot EDT – 50 mLs (new, no box)
    2. Clinique Happy EDP – 100 mLs (new, no box)
    3. Versace Versus EDT – 100 mLs (new, no box)

    Tube Lotion:
    4. Pacifica Tahitian Gardenia Hand Cream 2.25 oz (new, no box)
    5. True Religion Hippie Chic Shimmering Body Lotion – 90 mLs (new, no box)

    Sample Packs: Unless otherwise noted, all are carded manufacturer’s samples and never used. Some items are from previous swaps and if this is the case, I will notate them as such

    6. “B” Pack – Balenciaga (EDP x2, L’Eau Rose x2, L’Essence,) Boucheron Place Vendome EDP, Burberry Body, Bvlgari (Jasmin Noir EDP x 2, Jasmin Noir L’Eau Exquise EDT, Omnia Coral),

    7. Bag o’ Samples (.5-1.5 mL, mostly dabbers) – Swaps (Bvlgari Black, DK Black Cashmere, L’AP Seville a l’Aube, L’AP Timbuktu, OJ Ta’if, Tauer PHI Une Rose de Kandehar), in-store samples (Caron Montaigne, Caron N’aimez que Moi, Le Labo Cuir 28, Le Labo Gaiac 10, Maria Candida Gentile Noir Tropicale, SL La Vierge de Fer)

    8. Bottega Veneta Pack – BV Perfumed Body Lotion mini (30mL), BV EDP, BV Essence Aromatique, BV Pour Homme

    9. “C” Pack – Cartier (Baiser Vole EDP, Cartier De Lune EDT, Delices de Cartier Eau Fruitee EDT), Carven Le Parfum EDP, Chloe Roses de Chloe EDT, Coach (Coach Love, Poppy Flower), Chanel (Chance x 2, Coco Mademoiselle x 2, Coco Noir x 2), jimmy Choo EDP,

    10. “D” & “F” Packs – “D” Pack: Dahlia Noir, D&G Desire, D&G The One EDP, Dior J’Adore, Dior Miss Dior EDP, DKNY for Women EDT, DKNY Pure DKNY, Dolce EDP and “F” Pack: Ferragamo (Attimo, Signorina), Flora by Gucci (Eau Fraiche, Glamorous Magnolia, Gracious Tuberose, Original EDP), Florabotanica, Flowerbomb, Flower by Kenzo, Fracas, and the biggest F or them all Fame by Lady Gaga

    11. “L” Pack: Lolita Lempicka (EDP x 2, EDT x 2, elle L’aime, Si Lolita x2) and I Love New York (For Earth Day, For Fathers, For Her, For Marriage Equality, For Mothers)

    12. Mini-Me Pack – Chloe EDP mini, Ermengildo Zigna Uomo EDT mini Lanvin Eclat D’Arpege mini + spray sample, V&R Flowerbomb mini + spray sample,

    13. Pour Homme Pack – Bvlgari pour Homme After Shave, D&G the one for Men EDT, Dunhill Black EDT, exceptional for men x 2, I Love New York (for Fathers, for Him), John Varvatos (Artisan, Artisan Black), Versace Pour Homme EDT, YSL L’Homme EDT,

    14. Thierry Mugler Pack – Alien EDP, Angel EDP, Angel EDT, Angel Eau Sucree Bonbon, Alien and Angel roll-ons (unmarked freebies from Macy’s)

    • Heather F says:

      Dibs on 12–emailing now :)

    • lynne marie says:

      Dibs on # 14 please, emailing now…

    • Laurels says:

      Dibs on #7, please.

    • Waldina80 says:

      May I please call DIBS on #3?

    • nebbe says:

      Dibs on #11, please and thank you.

    • BigslyFragrance says:

      Dibs on # 2 – Happy. Thanks!

    • hajusuuri says:

      Hello Peeps, some housekeeping here…

      Not that you need any more encouragement to take the free stuff…

      I have another freebie item:
      #15 Borghese Profumo di Montecatini Natural Spa Perfume 125 mL new in box

      For the Pour Homme Pack, I found 2 mfg samples to add to it: Bottega Veneta Pour Homme and Ermenegildo Zegna Uomo. Father’s Day is just around the corner…

      For the lotions, #4 and #5 can be combined to count as 1 “dibs”

      These have been claimed: #2 #3 #7 #11 #12 #14

      • jepster says:

        Hello, hello–did anyone claim #8? If not, can I call dibs!!

        • hajusuuri says:

          Hi jepster, no one has claimed it yet so it’s yours. Email me please with your addy (I think I still have it but email it again, just in case)

      • Omega says:

        May I call dibs on 15? Thank you.

    • helenviolette says:

      Dibs on #1 please

    • hajusuuri says:

      More housekeeping –

      Jepster – please email me. #8 is yours

      #4 and #5 – to the person who emailed me without calling dibs on this thread, please call dibs here and they’re yours or email me again including your NST username

      What’s left: (these are good for newbies if you know any)
      #6 “B” Pack
      #9 “C” Pack
      #10 “D” & “F” Pack
      #13 Pour Homme Pack

    • ccdouglass says:

      Dibs on #10, please, if it’s still available. :-)

    • hajusuuri says:

      More housekeeping on hajusuuri’s freebies:

      Still available:
      #6 “B” Pack
      #9 “C” Pack
      #13 Pour Homme Pack
      Set #4/#5 <–to the person who emailed me on 5/19, please call dibs on this thread so we know who you are.

      If there are no dibs here on #4 + #5 (counts as 1 "dibs") by 6pm Eastern on 5/22, someone else can call dibs. I am sweetening the pot as I found a Valentina Valentino handcream 50mL which I will include as the 3rd tube lotion!

      • thomkallor says:

        May I call on #13? I shall e-mail…..

  15. leathermountain says:

    conUS please

    1. A few samples that we figure out based on what I have that interests you, plus these manufacturer’s spray samples: Alien, Jo Malone Grapefruit, Jo Malone Blackberry and Bay, Eau des Merveilles (tiny bit left), Lalique Flora Bella

    • leathermountain says:

      Forgot my hot mayl addy:
      alederberg

      • missionista says:

        I’d like to call dibs on the Jo Malone Grapefruit please! I’ll e-mail you now.

    • leathermountain says:

      and to anyone who is willing to cover the cost of shipping:

      2–Clinique Aromatics Elixir parfum spray 45mL spray bottle about 1/3 full with dark orange juice

      3–Dior Miss Dior EdC 1.7oz spray bottle (old kind with vertical ridges in the glass and plastic top, which is warped) somewhere over half full

      4–Estee (may have box with more details) — looks like 100mL spray bottle over half full with very dark juice that has some sediment.

      5–Guerlain Shalimar Cologne 2.5 oz spray bottle just under 1/2 full.

      6–Paloma Picasso EdT 40mL splash about 2/3 full

      7–Rochas Alchimie EdP 50mL spray bottle about 1/3 full

      8–Sung Shi EdP spray bottle — can’t read the label but it looks to me like a 50mL bottle a little more than half full

      9–Sweet Honesty Cologne 1 oz spray bottle, nearly full

      10–Ungaro Pour L’Homme II ‘Lotion Apres Rasage’ 70mL splash short just a few mL (may have box)

      • Delacey says:

        Can I dibs 3, the Miss Dior?

        • Delacey says:

          Just emailed you. Thanks!!!

      • Emily says:

        I would love #6, the Paloma EDT. Will e-mail right away. Thank you!

      • leathermountain says:

        Taken: #s 1, 2, 3, and 6.
        Still available: #s 4, 5, 8, 9, and 10

        • leathermountain says:

          And 7 is available.

      • leathermountain says:

        10 is taken.

  16. elise says:

    I’m in the US will ship in US
    egeither at hotmail dot com

    1. 5ml or so fo Violet Disguise
    2. Chandler Burr’s The Untitled Series SO1E02 (second in series, can’t remember what it ended up being in the reveal) 15 ml
    3. a random 3 spray sample set from the Olfactif monthly sampler

    I’m heading outta town so will have to ship after I get back (10 days)
    Enjoy!

    • leathermountain says:

      not claiming, but I think the Burr one is Mugler Cologne

    • silvrolive says:

      Dibs on #3 please. I will be emailing shortly.

    • Heather F says:

      Dibs on #2, please–emailing now :)

    • minger71 says:

      I’d love #1 — the Violet Disguise — if it hasn’t been claimed! I’ll email you.

  17. zara says:

    I’m in the EU and will ship internationally. You can call dibs here or drop me a line at ula dot rakusova at gmail

    1. NOSE (it says L’Occitane on the bottle) Neroli EDP, 7.5ml (smells just like the old L’Occitane Neroli)
    2. Calypso St. Barth – Lea 10ml decant
    3. La Perla – La Perla mini (5ml?)
    4. Molinard de Molinard EDT, 25ml bottle, about 1/3 left
    5. Spadaro Sole Nero EDP, 10 ml decant
    6. YSL – Opium, Secret de Parfum, vintage formulation, 10ml decant

    • yuna says:

      Hi Zara, I would love to claim #6 if possible please, thank you!

    • ladymurasaki says:

      May I call dibs on No.4 please?

    • Merlin says:

      Hi Zara

      Could I please dibs on number 5 – will e mail straight away:)

      • Merlin says:

        Or – given how long it took the last one, I’m totally ok if you prefer to send it elsewhere – hugs M!

        • zara says:

          hi, no probs, I am willing to give snail mail another try :D

          • Merlin says:

            Tks! : )

    • johanob says:

      Dibs on Nr 1 pls.Thnx.Mailed u just now

  18. Merlin says:

    Spring sample grab-bag: I’m happy to send this anywhere. They are all between 1 and 2ml manufacturer’s samples. They are mostly unused.

    1) Richard James: Cologne Vetiver; See by Chloe; Miller Harris: Figue Amere; Burberry Body EDP; Byredo: Green; Diptyque: Philosykos EDT, Lutens: Bas de Soie.

    Please dib first over here and then e mail me at merlynn dot edelstein at gmail dot com (without spaces).

    • floragal says:

      Dibs! Would love this mix!

      • Merlin says:

        Fantastic! I’ll be expecting your e-mail:)

  19. eswift83 says:

    I have a sample grab bag for a person in the US: Oscar de la Renta Mi Corazon small decant, Hermes Ambre Narguile sample, Killer Queen manuf. sample, Bottega Veneta EDP sample, CdG Amazingreen sample, Rihanna Nude sample, Gucci Guilty sample, Kai sample. Click my username and my email should be there.

    • Robin says:

      If you want your username to be a clickable link, you need to go to your profile (link at top — where it says ‘Welcome’) and add something to the URL field. For instance, you can add a link to your page at Gravatar.com, and then make sure your email address is shown there.

      • eswift83 says:

        Sorry Robin, I’m sure I’ve seen you say that before in previous swapmeet… :-/

    • lynne marie says:

      I’d like to call dibs, please! I’ll email you as soon as you have an email up.

      • lynne marie says:

        or my email is clevelandvitz1 at geemail dawt com

        • eswift83 says:

          Yours! I’ll email you. :)

  20. Oakland Fresca says:

    One packet of Samples–all of them are about half full (a couple are less). I am at ann dot eisenberg at comcast dot net

    Tom Ford Black Orchid; Taur’s L’Air Du Desert Marocain, Honey by Marc Jacobs, Desigual Sex, Moschino Couture!, Sonoma Scent Studio’s Fireside Intense, 20 for Women Gianfranco Ferre, Eden Cacherel

    Please email your address if you’d like these samples :)

    • Oakland Fresca says:

      PS. US shipping please.

    • Marsha says:

      Dibs on these please. :) . I’ve been wanting to try the L’Air Du Desert Marocain and the Sonoma. I’m in the U.S.

      • Oakland Fresca says:

        Super! Please email me your address when you get the chance.

  21. Omega says:

    1 oz Elizabeth Arden Lavender Green Tea, with box, spayed twice.

    • Omega says:

      LOL *sprayed twice, I guess this cannot reproduce and it will help control the Arden population.

      My eee mail is kalliela12 at that hotmail

    • Kelly says:

      dibs! emailing you now! :)

  22. Kelly says:

    Ooooo, I’ve never done this before, as I’m mostly a newbie! My email is kgoodw2 at hotmayle dot com. US only, please.

    Okay, here’s what I have, all 1-2ml, most used, some new:

    Ramon Monegal – Impossible Iris, ELdO – Secretions Magnifique (heehee), LaP – Timbuktu, Ginestet – Botrytis, LaP – Mimosa Pour Moi, Ulrich Lang – Lightscape and SL- Sa Majeste La Rose

    Thanks!

    • Kelly says:

      I’m sorry, I should have specified, I’d prefer to ship them all together to keep shipping costs down! Thanks!

      • Kelly says:

        These all have been dibbed, thanks!

        • Omega says:

          The person who dibbed should post dibs here, no? As everyone gets two dibs per episode, how to know who it is if they don’t post here?

          • Kelly says:

            Yes – that’s a good point. The person who dibbed please comment on this post – I’m not sure what your handle name is! :)

  23. CobraRose says:

    Continental U.S. only, please. I have a 5ml Frederic Malle Une Fleur de Cassie mini, about 2/3 full, and a Body Shop White Musk carded sample. Willing to ship these together or separately. Contact me at wyrmiax at hotmail dot com.

    • missylulu says:

      Dibs on the Fleur de Cassie mini!

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