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Need to identify vintage whisky

Postby lesingeblanc » Wed Jul 19, 2006 9:52 pm

I recently came across what I am told is a very old bottle of scotch whisky.
I am not a collector at all, I am simply curious as to whether it is worth anything whatsoever.

The person I received it from told me it was a 12 year blend back in the 1940's, but I cannot find any information on the company that blenmded and bottled it.

It is... Stuart Macgregor's Loch Lomond. Licqueur Blended Scotch Whisky.

Blended and Bottled by Stuart Macgregor & Co.
Glasgow, Scotland.

I also have a U.S. Internal Revenue Tax Paid label across the cap, don't know if the numbers from that would help, as I said, I know next to nothing of how to go about finding out just how old this is or if it is worth anything at all, I can take pictures of the bottle if that would help as well,
anyone who can lend any information, it would be greatly appreciated! Thank you for your time!
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Postby corbuso » Thu Jul 27, 2006 12:32 pm

Could you please tell me what is the size of the bottle as indicated on the label and its strength?
Thank you

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Postby Aidan » Thu Jul 27, 2006 3:53 pm

There was some website that gave lots of information about tax stamps and how they can be used to a certain degree to date bottles. I can't find it now, though.
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Postby lesingeblanc » Thu Aug 10, 2006 11:55 am

I know, I read about this tax stamp site as well and could not find it :P

It is 4/5 Quart, 86 Proof.
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Postby Aidan » Thu Aug 10, 2006 12:05 pm

The 4/5ths dates it. I dont' know when they stopped these measurements, but they certainly used them in the 1940s.
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