Extemely Rare 60yo Glen Grant 1952 up for Auction

on Sep 14 in Auctions, Editorial, Single Malt Whisky, Speyside by dan

An exceptional range of fine wines, whiskies and select spirits will be on offer from 10am on 12th October 2016 at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ London base, Bloomsbury House.

Of particular note is lot 105, a very rare bottle of Glen Grant from 1952, commemorating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Contained within a Glencairn decanter and stoppered with a Swarovski crystal this utterly exceptional single malt whisky is housed within a box made from a Scottish Elm, felled at Holyrood House, and nestled in its own Harris Tweed bag. It carries an estimate of £8,000-£9,000.

Here is a nice big photo of the good stuff.

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Glen Grant 1952 60 year old Diamond Jubilee
An exceptionally rare bottle commemorating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Matured in first fill sherry casks and bottled in a silver engraved Glencairn Crystal Decanter

Topped with both a sterling silver and Swarovski Crystal stopper

Contained within a box made of Scottish Elm felled a short distance from Holyrood House

Complete with Harris Tweed jacket and accessories kit

One of only 85 ever released

42.3% 70cl

Check it out here: http://www.bloomsburyauctions.com/cms/pages/lot/13984/105

 

Bloomsbury House, 24 Maddox Street, London W1S 1PP

- Wednesday 12th October 2016, 10am

Alongside this exceptional lot are two bottles of iconic A.H. Hirsch 16 year old Reserve Whiskey (Lot 18 & 19, est. £900 £1,100). Distilled in 1974, and no longer produced, the popularity and quality was such that it evolved in a ‘viral’ fashion to its current status as a Bourbon icon.

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