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Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on June 17, 2015

The very first distillery ‘rank’ for collectors/investors was the quarter one 2010 premier of the, as was, Whisky Highland Index. It looked like this – not great but it did the…

Posted in Monthly Whisky Market Watch by Andy on June 5, 2015

Following April’s record month for the highest number of bottles sold on the open market (4,309), May cooled significantly at 3,304. That’s still a 6.37% year-on-year increase but…

Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on May 28, 2015

The divide between online whisky auctioneers and traditional auction houses became increasingly apparent at the recent Mulberry Bank auction in Glasgow.

Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on May 19, 2015

The early 1980’s… Average UK house prices were around £25,000, Macallan’s 1928 Anniversary Malt was retailing for £50 per bottle and the Scotch whisky industry was heading for…

Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on May 6, 2015

It’s no secret that values for the vast majority of Bruichladdich bottles have been somewhat off the pace recently. A significant and sustained slump in the market for limited…

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