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Macallan 1989 Cask Sells For £242,200

After an epic bidding battle that lasted over four hours past the scheduled finish, a cask of Macallan single malt whisky distilled in 1989 sold for an astounding £242,200 ($336,512) in our February auction. We reckon this is a world record for a cask of 1989 whisky! As you’ll know if you’ve been following our…

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September whisky auction results
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September Auction Results 2017

Cast your mind back, if you will, to July and recall how we all gawped at two casks of 1993 Macallan upon which the hammer finally fell at £55,900 and £52,600. Madness we cried. Well, last night a similar pair of casks fetched £90,600 and £82,100 a piece (although Cask 2317 would currently yield 65…

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August 2017 Auction Results

An interesting set of lessons, trends and results from last night’s impressive auction. It’s been a while since a Cadenhead Dumpy topped the auction but it’s unsurprising in this case as that bottle was the extremely rare Laphroaig 1967 15-year-old sherry cask. From sibling stock to the fabled Samaroli 1967 the hammer finally fell at…

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August Whisky Auction Highlights

August Auction Highlights 2017

Wayne & Harrison have been travelling the length and breadth of the UK again and have picked up another unique variety of whiskies for our August auction. One we’re particularly excited about is a 1967 Laphroaig from Cadenhead’s increasingly sought after ‘dumpy’ series from the 1980s. When peat meets Sherry you know you’re in for…

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Auction Port Charlotte-Cask

Port Charlotte 2004. Bourbon Cask Up For Auction

After last month’s rather staggering success of the two 1993 Macallan casks, we’re delighted to have another very interesting and desirable bonded cask of whisky up for auction. This time it’s a 2004 Port Charlotte. These Port Charlottes were sold back in 2001 – 2005 for what now looks like bargain basement prices. Very few…

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July Auction Highlights

Topping the bill in this months auction and featuring for the first time in a UK whisky auction is undoubtedly the rarest single cask Ardbeg ever released. Cask number 2742 is a 31-year-old Islay single malt distilled in what some describe as the epic year of 1974. A mere 36 bottles of this exquisite malt…

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Two 1993 Macallan Hogsheads Casks - under the hammer

1993 Macallan Hogsheads Casks – UNDER THE HAMMER

With the seemingly insatiable appetite for aged stock of single malt these days, prices of mature bonded stock have risen considerably – especially for those blue chip distilleries and names everyone wants. Those lucky or smart enough to buy some casks in the 1990s or earlier when they were – by today’s standards – astonishingly…

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May 2017 – Auction Results

Our latest auction saw a whole raft of impressive prices across the upper end of the sale. The Macallan 55 Year Old Lalique 2nd edition topped things off at an impressive £33,000. Not quite the first edition for £65,210 from a couple of months ago but still a hefty result. These five figure results are…

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APRIL 2017 - Auction Results

April 2017 – Auction Results

After the Macallan bonanza which was last month’s sale, it was good to see the upper end of our latest auction populated by a wider variety of rarities and legendary bottlings. Certainly, legendary, is a word that applies to the front-runner: the Dalmore 50-year-old which finished up at a whopping £18,600, closely followed by the…

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March Auction Results 2017

If last night’s sale proved anything it is that, for the right bottles, Macallan is still the unassailable king at auction. The first edition Lalique 50-year-old finished up at a whopping £65,210. There’s been a lot of chatter about the charity sale of the full Lalique set in Hong Kong recently, but this record result…

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