Vintage & Modern Wines & Spirits

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Saturday 07 November 2015

Commencing at 10:59pm

Bedford Auction Centre


Friday prior 9.00am until 8.00pm
Morning of sale from 9.00am

We are now accepting entries for our next sale.
We invite entries of vintage and classic wines and spirits as well as more everyday drinks and we are happy to give free sales value advice. We can often do this from an emailed photograph or you can bring down to us. For larger consignments please contact us

We can accept entries at any of our Auction Centres or valuation days. Entries can be accepted via courier or post by prior arrangement and we have a collection service for larger consignments.

Previous sales have included rare whisky and cognacs, vintage ports, fine wines, collectables as well as modern drinks including the remaining stocks following closure of businesses, restaurants, public houses, catering companies etc. We also receive many entries from private cellars, deceased estates and due to relocation.

Further entries are invited for our next sale

Condition Reports
Condition reports and further images of lots are available for this sale via the website

Illustrated catalogues are available for all Antique and Specialist sales. (£5.00 by post). These sales can also be viewed on–line 10 days prior to the auction.

Entries are accepted up to three weeks prior to a Specialist sale or by prior arrangement, please contact the nearest office for further details.

Regular valuation days are held in the saleroom for clients wishing to include items in the sale.

Mailing & Postage
All mailing is handled by Mail Boxes Etc.
St Loyes House, 20 St. Loyes Street, Bedford MK40 1ZL
T: 01234 305 544

Further details from the auctioneer
Chris Armstrong

Note: contact for the saleroom regarding collections and delivery Andrew Taylor, Head Porter 01234 266 366

Recent Highlights

Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.

Wines & Spirits

2 bottles of Chateau Palmer 1988 Margaux Medoc (ullages into neck/top shoulder)

Sold for £180

A Rare bottle of Cockburn's vintage port 1927(?) no original label but a later cellar label tied to neck (ullage top shoulder) (from the estate of a Gentleman formerly in the drinks trade). Most agree this was the best vintage of the 20th Century.

Sold for £350

A case of 12 bottles of Taylor's 1977 vintage port in own wooden box 75cl 21% each

Sold for £760

A bottle of Martell Extra fine Cognac with box, wax sealed and spare cork stopper, 24floz 75% proof. A discontinued version circa 1960's

Sold for £620

A bottle of Martell Extra fine Cognac with box, wax sealed and spare cork stopper, 24floz 75% proof. A discontinued version circa 1960's

Sold for £620

A box of 12 bottles of Taylor's 1970 vintage port bottled in 1972 by Army & Navy Stores Westminster

Sold for £920

A case of 6 bottles of M Chapoutier Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2000 La Bernardine Rhone

Sold for £100

A bottle of Grand Vin De Chateau Latour Premier Cru Classe 1980 Pauillac (ullage top shoulder/base of neck)

Sold for £120

A bottle of Moet et Chandon Cuvee Dom Perignon Vintage 1985 Champagne

Sold for £160

15 bottles of Olivier Leflaive Houilleres 2004 Chassagne Montrachet grand vin de Bourgogne

Sold for £200

A bottle of Taittinger Comtes de Champagne Extra Dry 1966 blanc de blancs champagne with box

Sold for £310

A bottle of Sandeman 1934 vintage port bottled in 1936 with wax seal (ullage into neck)

Sold for £290

An old bottle of Myer's "Planters' Punch" fine old Jamaica Rum, over 8 years in wood 26 2/3 floz 15 under proof. Estimated bottled 1940's/1950's

Sold for £230

A bottle of Chateau d'Yquem Sur Saluces 1956 Sauternes First growth dessert wine .

Sold for £360

3 bottles of Chateau Haut Brion 1968 Premier Grand Cru Classe Graves (ullages 2x 3cm & 1x 5cm)

Sold for £660

A wooden case of 6 bottles Taylor's Wakefield St Andrews 1997 Cabernet Sauvignon Clare Valley Australia )

Sold for £100

A bottle of Johnnie Walker Blue Label Scotch Whisky in box, 43% 75cl

Sold for £100

A bottle of Krohn Porto Colheita 1958 port by Wiese & Krohn bottled in 1986 (ullage high fill)

Sold for £150

A case of 12 bottles of Quarles Harris 1977 Vintage Port with own wooden case (ullages in neck)

Sold for £490

7 bottles Vieux Telegraph ''la Crau'' (5x 2003,
2x 1998) Chateauneuf du Pape

Sold for £210