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Issue 73 - Ask the expert

Whisky Magazine Issue 73
July 2008

 

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I have a bottle of Usher's Old Vatted Glenlivet intact and in very good condition and good level just above the neck of the bottle,dated 1907.

Is it possible to tell me what it might beworth?

C.Brousseau.

Montreal Canada Your early 20th Century Usher's Old Vatted Glenlivet was blended and bottled by J&G Stewart Limited, Maritime Street Edinburgh who incorporated Andrew Usher & Company Edinburgh, is generally accepted as producing the first commercially marketed blended whisky in 1853.

The main label incorporates statement by analytical laboratory Edinburgh dated May 1907.

This nice bottle you have at auction in Scotland would realise £250 – £300.

Iwas wondering if you can help me, I have a bottle of Chivas Regal Royal Salute that is boxed it is a brown bottle and velvet pouch, it hasn't been opened and still has the seal intact. I have had the bottle approximately 20 years, would it beworth anything?

If so where would you suggest I could sell it in Australia.

I am having trouble finding out this information.

Thank you for your assistance.

N.Parry Perth Australia Your Chivas Regal Royal Salute in the brown colour was discontinued quite a number of years ago, its value will be about £60 – £80. You could try and sell it on a site on the internet or put it into a Breweriana & Pub Jugs Advertising Auction which I think are very popular in your part of the world.

I have a Royal Doulton Old Crow ceramic figurine, it has been in our family for about 20 years, still...

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