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July Auction Highlights

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Whisky Auction Bottle 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...

1993 Macallan Hogsheads Casks – UNDER THE HAMMER

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Two 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...

May 2017 – Auction Results

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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....

April 2017 – Auction Results

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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...

March Auction Results 2017

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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...

Old & Rare Whisky Show – Glasgow 2017

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Whisky-Online Auctions made our first ever official appearance at a whisky festival recently, with a stand at the inaugural Old & Rare Whisky Show in Glasgow.  The show took place in the city’s Grand Central Hotel, which has recently undergone an extremely painstaking...

February 2017 Auction Results

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One of the continuing trends in last night’s auction was the new trading levels of older, high-end Macallans. The Fine & Rare series continues to strengthen at auction with results of £10,600 and £8200 for the 1965 and 1971 respectively. Similarly the 1938...

November Auction Results

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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...

Selling At Christmas

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There are apparently 12 days of Christmas and none are in November. But preparation is often the key to success so, for those of us entangled in the murky but exciting world of whisky auctioneering, it’s time to start thinking about the festive season. Quite specifically:...

September Auction Results

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Last night saw another impressive slew of results and the continuation of the effects of a weak pound as buyers gatecrash the UK auction scene looking to scoop up bargains. The irony being there were very few bargains to be had at all. First up we find ourselves talking –...

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