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Oban 12 years decanter

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Oban 12 years decanter

Postby rainerduesmann » Fri Jan 10, 2003 5:35 pm

Hi frinds,
bought this week a Oban 12 y in a five corner glass decanter for 10 euros (stop crying i bought it empty!). The green/red label tells: 12 Years Old Oban Unblended Highland Malt Scotch Whisky. Bottled In Scotland, John Hopkins & Co. LTD on the front. Can anybody say how old it could be?
Thanks,
Rainer
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Postby westcoastboy » Fri Jan 10, 2003 11:12 pm

It pre-dates the launch of 14 yo Oban in the Classic Malts range - so in all probability the early 1980s. What an all-time bad whisky bottle !
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Oban 12 years decanter

Postby angeleuse » Mon Jan 09, 2006 11:20 pm

I own a bottle of it. My dad bought it in 1980. Does any one know much it is worth?
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Postby Mr Ellen » Tue Jan 10, 2006 9:02 am

If it's the Diamond shaped Decanter we are talking about (it was released in the 80's) you can still buy it at The Whisky Exchange, price 225 Pounds - http://thewhiskyexchange.com.
You could probably find it a bit cheaper at eBay or at http://www.whiskyauction.de

Cheers

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Postby corbuso » Tue Jan 10, 2006 11:09 am

A few bottles have been sold on ebay and whiskyauction in the range of €160-180...
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