I didn't know what it was when we were 25, only that it was the scent of HIM and therefore the scent of lusty infatuation.
He'd been outside on his motorcycle all day, and there it was, on his neck, and in his deodorant, Old Spice and a bit of dirt for good measure!
It still makes my knees weak; so I'll be buying some for my husband this Christmas!
The one significant exception to this statement would be the fruit/canning jar category which has generated significant interest (and references) from collectors (Munsey 1970).
Historically, many processes were used to preserve food for the long term including drying, smoking, pickling (like for the cucumber pickles that likely were contained in the ornate bottle to the left), sugaring, salting, alcohol (i.e.
OLD SPICE The Mark of a Man :-) I think every dad back in the day used it at some period during their lives.
Now that I'm older, I must agree that it is indeed a lovely fragrance, warm, familiar, it has a sense of security about it... I went to visit my uncle, whose house I hadn't been to in 20 years.
However, the Mc Cormick people were kind enough to point out that if I have a square Mc Cormick tin of anything but black pepper or a Mc Cormick bottle with an address in Baltimore, those spices are at least 15 years old. Some of the other spice brands, such as Durkee, stamped date codes on the bottom of the tins in purple ink.
This is how I know that my picking spice hails from 1975 and the whole allspice is of the 1977 vintage.
I spent part of my weekend conducting an archeological dig of sorts, as I reviewed the contents of my spice cabinet.