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Issue 72 - Under the hammer

Whisky Magazine Issue 72
June 2008

 

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Under the hammer

Now you can find both of John Rose's superb articles about collecting whisky in one place. In collections,he looks at some of the latest bottles to come up at auction. In questions,he fields your enquiries

BOWMORE 1968
Distillation Bowmore Distillery,Bowmore, Isle of
Islay,Argyll. 1968. Edition of 1,860 bottled by the
proprietor. 700 ml
Strength 45.5 % Vol
Presentation Embossed gold and wine coloured foil
capsule over cork stopper,gold letters,tall clear glass
bottle.Label signed byBrian Morrison,also distillation
date and bottle number
Comment This Bowmore was personally selected to
celebrate the 50th anniversary of the original Stanley P
Morrison CompanybyBrian Morrison
Price Guide £280 - £320
GLEN ELGIN 12 YEARS OLD
Distillation Glen Elgin Distillery, Longmorm,Elgin.
Morayshire.Bottled by the proprietor,75 cl
Strength 43 % Vol
Presentation Embossed gold coloured screw cap,
brown letters,tall clear glass bottle,main label brown
background gold edge white horse sketch in the
centre,gold letters.Rear label black background gold
edge,gold letters.Bottle contained within its original
presentation cardboard carton
Comment This Glen Elgin was bottled in the
early 1990s
Price Guide £120 - £140
GLENESK MALTINGS 25TH ANNIVERSARY
Distillation Glenesk Distillery, Hillside,Montrose,
Angus. 1969,bottle dated 21.05.93. 75 cl
Strength 60 % Vol.Natural Cask Strength
Presentation Gold coloured screw cap black letters,
tall clear glass bottle,main label white background,
sketch of barley ears in the centre,black & brown
letters,label signed by the manager
Comment This Glenesk Celebratory Whisky was
specially selected and bottled to celebrate the 25th
anniversary of Glenesk Maltings in 1993...

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