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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 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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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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November Auction Results

Another month and yet again the prices are still flying high. A weak pound is good for UK sellers but frustrating for those of us trying to buy. Whether this current upward trend will continue or maintain itself is yet to be seen. But if there is a re-balancing against the Euro (as seems likely)…

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March Auction Results

March Whisky Auction Results

  The March whisky auction results further demonstrated the current market appetite for the right bottles. The Macallan 1946 editions both returned healthy and consistent results while the Black Bowmore 1st edition was up against recent results for this bottling. Even with a slightly lower fill level this bottle can still command a hammer price…

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Christmas Auction Results

Annual Extended Christmas Auction – Results

Last night saw the end of our big, annual Christmas auction. A special two-week extended auction that usually features some of the best bottles and prices of the year. Last night was no exception with strong results across the board. Immediate highlights were bottles such as the 1959 Bruichladdich Cadenhead Dumpy. This series just goes from strength to…

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October Auction Results

Our recent auction which finished this past Wednesday saw a broad selection of interesting bottles go under the hammer. Most of the high-end bottles showed consistency in their performance which suggests the market at this level is holding fairly steady for now. Where there was a strong upward performance was for some of the very…

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September Results

September Auction Results

Last night ended one of the more interesting auctions we’ve had for a while which highlighted a few notable trends on the current secondary market. Firstly at the top end of the sale Karuizawa prices seem to be settling a little – still undoubtedly crazy – but settling. The Macallan 40 year old is evidently…

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