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Posted in Monthly Whisky Market Watch by Andy on September 7, 2015

We’ve said it before and we still maintain – we don’t believe in bubbles. Not with a physical asset anyway. The reason we don’t believe in bubbles is they burst instantly and leave…

Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on August 12, 2015

The 21st (really? Almost two years!) Whiskyauctioneer sale ended last week and brought with it a whole host of record prices, some were particularly strong. Amid solid demand, the…

Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on August 3, 2015

Fifteen of the twenty most expensive lots were from this now legendary, closed Japanese distillery with Scotch accounting for just five. In value terms the top twenty lots fetched…

Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on July 16, 2015

Building on last weeks positive outcome for Macallan, older vintage bottles appear to be shifting north; in some cases rapidly. It’s no secret secondary market values for Macallan…

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

Scotch Whisky Auctions (SWA) first sale of quarter three 2015 highlighted a particularly revealing trend. For some time now we’ve had it in mind that the number of bottles…

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