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Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on January 15, 2015

Kicking off January’s whisky sales, Scotch Whisky Auctions saw a buoyant start to 2015 for many bottles.

Posted in Monthly Whisky Market Watch by Andy on December 9, 2014

My closing remark from last months update was “I remain cautiously optimistic for November but not quite as bullish as earlier in the year”. That rang very true throughout the…

Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on November 19, 2014

The recent Whisky-Online Auctions (W-OA) sale perfectly illustrated the polarisation of the rare whisky market right now. The hugely rare ‘centre-stage’ bottles bore witness to…

Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on November 12, 2014

Early November and you can tell it’s the lead up to Christmas. Scotch Whisky Auctions, Whisky Auctioneer, Whisky-Online Auctions and McTears all had significant whisky auctions…

Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on October 24, 2014

Not only did Bonhams and McTears hold their respective whisky auctions on the same day this month; they appear to have subsequently progressed from a bit of competition to all-out…

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