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Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

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Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby SLAINT » Sat Apr 19, 2008 11:17 pm

I would like a buyer for The Macallan 50 Year old whisky in Lalique decanter. It is complete with box book sealed and in imaculate condition. I am using this to help fund my daughter through university. I would hope it to fetch £5,000 would this be a fair price?
can anyone sugest how to sell this (not ebay)
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Re: Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby Ganga » Sat Apr 19, 2008 11:24 pm

I'd suggest one of the auction houses. Hard to know what you will get with this one.
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Re: Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby adogranonthepitch » Sun Apr 20, 2008 5:21 pm

I would suggest you contact some whisky shops. Where do live though? You ask for GBP5000 which suggests UK.

Therefore, I would suggest Sukinder from The Whisky Exchange, Wayne from Whisky-Online (Blackpool), Richard from Parkers Whisky in Banff, Gordon and MacPhail in Elgin or Keir from Royal Mile Whiskies in Edinburgh.

The only whiskyauction house worth its salt is McTears in Glasgow.

Whats the issue with ebay?
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Re: Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby SLAINT » Sun Apr 20, 2008 9:19 pm

Thanks for the advice.
I live in Inverness Scotland therefore it should not be much if a problem to contact Gordon Mc Phail or McTears. I have tried to sell it on Ebay and it has been taken off the site. I had an offer once on ebay at the price range I am looking for but the buyer wanted me to take it to Edinburgh and leave it with their friend who would meet me there.It was then to go to America I could not manage to do this.I might try Ebay one more time.
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Re: Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby visser » Wed Jan 28, 2009 5:39 pm

Hello,
In answer of your question for selling your Macallan Lallique, I can tell you that I am interested in buying this whisky. Can you tell me if it's still available and the selling-price?
You can answer me by email: vidra@quicknet.nl
Greetings Mr. Joop
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Re: Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby plainly jane » Sun Apr 05, 2009 3:26 am

Have you seen the prices of the Macallan Lalique series on Whiskfinder? The second edition, which is 55, is going (or rather asking...not sure if it is going) for $16,000 CAD. Parker's Whisky is asking $31,000 CAD for the first release, which was 50 y. I have 3 of the latter. I bought them for $6000 each. The return is infinitely higher than my current stocks.

I was fortunate enough to taste the 50 at a tasting event. It was very good.

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Re: Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby SLAINT » Sun Jun 07, 2009 2:18 pm

SOLD
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Re: Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby plainly jane » Sun Jun 07, 2009 9:40 pm

Hi,

I do not want to be nosey...actually, I do want to be nosey and be crass enough to ask if you might tell me how much you received for your bottle of Macallan 50 y Lalique. I would like to sell one of my bottle and am not sure what they are actually being sold for and not just what people are pricing them at.

No hard feeling if you do not wish to share.

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Re: Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby SLAINT » Tue Aug 18, 2009 11:58 pm

Sorry for not answering sooner as I have not logged into the whisky magazine for some time. I sold the Macallan Lalique for £10,000. I believe it is now worth nearly double as it is extremely hard to find one now.The third edition is due out this year which should push the price up even further. A stunning collection without a doubt.
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Re: Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby plainly jane » Wed Aug 19, 2009 12:25 am

Thanks for responding to the query. I think your price is more than reasonable.

A shop owner has one for sale for 17,000 GBP. Apparently, he wants to keep the bottle so that is why the price is so high. If he wants to keep it, then why put it up for sale? He wanted to buy another one but was not willing to pay 10,000 GBP (which would leave him, potentially with a 7000 GBP profit). I am not a business person, but I thought that sounded like a reasonable profit. He did not.

Mine is still for sale but there is no hurry.

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Re: Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby irishwhiskeychaser » Thu Aug 20, 2009 12:52 am

It's not as simple as that. In the UK tax is included in the final price.

Therefore the price tag of £17,000 would have to include close to £2550 in tax which goes straight to the government. Further the fact he has set the price at £17,000 so he does not sell it probably means he cannot sell it for that.

A price tag like this is more often than not for show in a shop.

He too possibly could sell a bottle for 10,000 but at current rates the tax take would be £1500 so actual price is 8,500 and next year the tax rate goes up to 17.5% so that needs to be taken into consideration incase he does not sell it till next year. He'd like to make a few quid also so don't expect anything over 7000 from a retailer.

The above seller was blessed to find someone willing to pay him close to retail prices.
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Re: Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby agoldf » Tue Sep 01, 2009 2:11 am

Well if anyone is looking, I found some bottles for $11,000.
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Re: Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby ScotchYank » Sat Sep 19, 2009 4:49 pm

I have a bottle I need to sell. I got it as a gift a couple of years ago. I need to sell it to fund a move from Chicago USA. If anyone is interested, make an offer. It has only been out of the box once. since I got it.

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Re: Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby gemmalee23 » Sat Oct 17, 2009 10:09 am

I have a 55 year old that I`m look to sell.
£7,000 - any offers?
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Re: Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby bcrossan » Sat Jun 19, 2010 9:15 pm

xx... wrong thread
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Re: Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby bcrossan » Mon Jun 21, 2010 3:13 am

I have a 50 yr Lalique that I am trying to sell. Does anyone have any recommendations on the best way to sell it in the US? I am not sure I would want to use eBay.

Also, anyone have any ideas on what these are going for in private sales? I haven't been able to find any auction results to use as a guide. The above post suggests maybe $12-13k?

Thanks :thumbsup:
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Re: Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby plainly jane » Mon Jun 21, 2010 7:28 pm

I usually keep an eye on Whiskyfinder.com. They provide prices offered by shops, when the product is available. Past opinions on this site suggest that one should expect to get less in a private sale.

As to how to sell, I agree with you that ebay is not the way to go. Contact whisky clubs and tasting groups in your area or around the country. Some members might be interested.

Hope this helps.

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Re: Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby MacUS » Tue Aug 09, 2011 9:27 pm

Does anyone know if these have serial #s or are just "one of 470"?

I have one I'm going to sell, but don't want to open it to get the # if there isn't one.

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Re: Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby plainly jane » Sat Aug 13, 2011 4:25 pm

Hi Fred,

As far as I can see, there is nothing other than the bottle number. Etched on the bottom of each bottle is the number out of 470. I have bottles 85, 343 and 345.

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Re: Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby timjuan » Wed May 09, 2012 2:16 pm

HI All,

I am looking for one. Does anybody have one for sale?

Best regards,

Tim Juan
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Re: Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby plainly jane » Fri May 25, 2012 3:37 pm

where do you live?
pm me if you wish
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Re: Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby plainly jane » Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:38 pm

WOW!

Have you seen what the Macallan 50 y in Lalique is going for now at TWE?

17,500 GBP (incl VAT)
about $27,700 CDN

14,583.33 GBP (ex VAT)
about 23,100 CDN

Of the bottles in the Lalique lineup to date, I still think the first one is the most beautiful. Tastes great, too. Sorry not to be able to comment on the flavour of the others.

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Re: Macallan 50 year old whisky in Lalique decanter

Postby plainly jane » Sat Jun 28, 2014 2:53 am

In May this year, Macalllan released the fifth bottle in the Six Pillars collaboration between Macallan and Lalique. This 62 year old expression of Macallan is encompassed within "The Spiritual Home" Lalique crystal decanter. Apparently, the price is $25,000USD.

I continue to follow the price of the Macallan 50 year in Lalique crystal, the first of the Six Pillars, representing "Exceptional Oak Casks", which was released in 2005. The occasional whisky shop that posts a bottle for sale is still listing it in the over £30,000.00 range.

http://hedonism.co.uk/shop/spirits/whis ... ue-1-50yo/

Some say no one is buying it and the shops just like to have one for display. I am not in the marketing business, but this seems a poor marketing strategy to me. I could be wrong.

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