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Round bottle of Glenfiddich

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Round bottle of Glenfiddich

Postby bobattwood » Wed Jan 31, 2007 6:09 pm

I was given this bottle of Glenfiddich in 1974.
The label on the back apologies for the bottle being round instead of their famous triangular bottle due to a national bottle shortage.
I think the reason for the bottle shortage was due to a three day working week imposed on British industry due to the miners strike in the winter of 1974
Could anybody advise me if this bottle has any collectors value

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Postby irishwhiskeychaser » Wed Jan 31, 2007 6:16 pm

I would imagine that this has a good chance of being quite collectable. There are a couple of Glenfiddich collectors out there all right but they are only a few so that is the only negative for having a real valuable bottle in your possession.

Cannot advise on value but it has to have some collectable value. If you can find a couple of people who want it you may do well. Throw it on ebay with a reserve of 100-150 quid and if there is very little interest at least you will be protected but if there is interest you may get a good return on it.

Good luck
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Postby Deactivated Member » Wed Jan 31, 2007 6:31 pm

Ian Millar (Chief Brand Ambassador to the Universe) tells of an avid Glenfiddich collector who buys anything and everything. The slightest change to a label; the tiniest tweak to the carton. You might e-mail him with the details and see whether he knows of any Glenfiddich collectors who might be interested.
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Postby vitara7 » Wed Jan 31, 2007 6:36 pm

very nice bottle.

where are you located?
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Postby TheLiquorBaron » Wed Jan 31, 2007 9:04 pm

eBay would be the ideal place to get the best possible figure, however Nick is correct in saying that there is a gentleman whom collects glenfiddich and has the largest collection in the world...It is quite possible that he would be interested in this bottle. I will PM you bobattwood with his email...
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