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Bonhams is Having a Scotch Auction!

November 9, 2015
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Bonhams, the auction house, is holding a scotch auction in New York on November 20th at beginning at 10:00am. A little early to drink in New York and London, but it is past 5:00pm in Hong Kong. – Smile!

Some really stunning bottles are being auctioned off including: –

Ardbeg Single Cask 1972
Distilled 27 Oct 1972, bottled 14 Oct 2004 by Ardbeg Distillery Limited.
Cask number 2780, Ping No. 1, bottle number 41 of 245. In presentation case. Good label. Level: into neck. 70 cl. Single malt, 51.4% volume


There’ll be another scramble to Copenhagen when the world gets word of this one…sadly I didn’t get this until just after the last Bible went to press: as an October 2004 bottling this might have won Whisky of the Year, but we’ll never know! 51.4%. 245 bottles for Juuls Vinhande (Denmark). Rated 97. Jim Murray – Whisky Bible”

The Balvenie 50 Year Old 1952
In cask 26th January 1952, bottled 5th September 2002. Distilled & bottled by The Balvenie Distillery Company.
Cask 191. Bottle number 36 of 83. In wooden presentation case. Good label. Level: very top shoulder. 70 cl. Single malt, 45.1% volume

Bruichladdich 40 Year Old 1964
Distilled 22nd October 1964 by Bruichladdich Distillery.
Bottle number 152 of 550. Level: high shoulder. 700 ml. Single malt, 43.1% volume

The Macallan Millennium Decanter 50 Year Old 1949
Distilled January 1949, bottled August 1999 by The Macallan Distillers Ltd.
Caithness Glass, hand blown crystal decanter. In fitted wooden presentation case with copper-clad crystal stopper. Original shipping box. 700 ml. Single malt, 43% volume

Gary D’Urso, Bonhams, Specialist – Whisky, New York, United States

+1 917 206 1653
Fax: +1 212 644 9009
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