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Rare 50-year-old Macallan whisky auctioned

A single bottle of 50-year-old Macallan Anniversary has sold for £11,750 ($19,700) at auction in Glasgow. The 50-year-old Macallan, a bottling of three casks distilled between 1926 and 1928, sold to a private collector in California at McTear’s auctioneers. It is the most expensive bottle sold this year and the most expensive 50-year-old bottle of […]

Aug 10, 2009 | By Anakin

A single bottle of 50-year-old Macallan Anniversary has sold for £11,750 ($19,700) at auction in Glasgow.

The 50-year-old Macallan, a bottling of three casks distilled between 1926 and 1928, sold to a private collector in California at McTear’s auctioneers.

It is the most expensive bottle sold this year and the most expensive 50-year-old bottle of Macallan ever sold.

The auction of collectable whiskies saw 574 lots sold for a total of almost £155,000, making it the largest sale of its kind in the world.

Source: BBC


 
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