THE MACALLAN TOPS BONHAMS BEST EVER WHISKY SALE IN EDINBURGH – Scotch Whisky News

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THE MACALLAN TOPS BONHAMS BEST EVER WHISKY SALE IN EDINBURGH

The Macallan Select Reserve 52 year-old-1946. Sold for £15,625 (estimate £7,000-9,000)

A bottle of The Macallan Select Reserve 52 year-old emerged as the top lot in Bonhams Whisky Sale in Edinburgh yesterday, 4 October selling for £15,625. It had been estimated at  £7,000-9,000. The sale made a total of £523,963, the highest ever for a Bonhams whisky sale in Edinburgh.

Other highlights included:

  • The Macallan-1961 which sold for £13,125. One of only 379 bottles, it had been estimated at £8,000-10,000.
  • Glenfarclas-60 year old: one of only 360 bottles produced this unique 60 year made £12,500 having been estimated at £10,000-15,000.
  • A crystal bottle of Port Ellen-36 year old-1981 bottled in 2017. Drawn from a single cask as part of Diageo’s Casks of Distinction programme it was estimated at £4,500-5,000, but sold for £9,375.
Sale:         The Whisky Sale
Location:    22 Queen Street Edinburgh
Date:          Wednesday 4 October 11.00 pm
Specialist:  Martin Green

 NOTES  

Bonhams, founded in 1793, is one of the world’s largest and most renowned auctioneers of fine art and antiques, motor cars and jewellery. The main salerooms are in London, New York, Los Angeles and Hong Kong, with sales also held in Knightsbridge, Edinburgh, Paris, San Francisco and Sydney. With a worldwide network of offices and regional representatives in 22 countries, Bonhams offers sales advice and valuation services in 60 specialist areas. For a full listing of forthcoming sales, plus details of Bonhams specialist departments, please visit bonhams.com

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