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Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on March 4, 2016

Bulls ride the market through Bonhams as new record prices are set for many rare bottles of Scotch. Over recent months, even years, traditional whisky auction houses have appeared…

Posted in Monthly Whisky Market Watch by Andy on March 1, 2016

5,467 bottles (full sized bottles, single lots of single malt) were sold at auction in the UK, that’s the highest volume of bottles seen on the open market in one month. Monthly…

Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on January 26, 2016

Bonhams – Hong Kong – had a massive 38.5% unsold lot rate at their recent whisky auction. Just 61.5% of lots sold on the day.

Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on January 4, 2016

Scotch Whisky Auctions opened 2016’s early auction scene with a bang yesterday. The bang was more of a resounding punch to the nose than a fizz-popping celebratory New Year…

Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on December 7, 2015

Price is whatever anyone wants to ask for a ‘thing’. An asking price can be as wholly realistic or as flamboyantly outlandish as the seller of that particular thing decides. If the…

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