Friday 07 August 2020
Commencing at 5:00pmBedford Auction Centre
Friday 7th August 9am - 5pm
Viewing for this sale is available with restrictions.
A limited number of people will be permitted in the salerooms at any one time and strict social distancing measures will be in place.
All customers must wear a face covering.
PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE FOR SALE
FRIDAY 7TH AUGUST COMMENCING 5PM
Summer Auction Sale of Vintage & Modern Wines & Spirits
Our Summer Sale is now catalogued and online.
After an enforced suspension, we are pleased to be able to offer a range of Wines and Spirits to restock after lockdown and some for the Collectors too.
As has become the norm, We kick off with Whisky and Spirits. We have a number of Early bottlings, some with spring caps, various limited Editions, some rarities like a Kinloch’s K22, a Glen Grant 49 year old distilled in 1956, a Castarede 1940 Armagnac, 2 Glen Flagler 8 year old Rare Malts, a John Jameson 15 year old & a Caroni 90 proof Navy Rum from Trinidad to name but a few. Entries also include some old and rare miniatures. We also have more modern bottlings of Whisky, Cognac, Armagnac, Gin, Vodka & Rum.
Next up a selection of Ports and fortified including some Taylor’s 1970 Vintage Port and some cigars! Followed by a selection of Champagnes, some old and some modern.
Last but by no means least, we have some fine quality Clarets by the case and a lot of modern Sauvignon Blancs and other wines, even Altar Wine amongst the 260 or so lots of a dozen bottles.
Whilst Restrictions will apply due to Covid19, we have some bottles available for tasting during the viewing & you may leave bids with a little more confidence. However this sale will be an online event with no crowded saleroom. You can follow the sale online & if you have the sound on, you can still hear the auctioneer. Then afterwards you can still come down to collect on the day or the following week.
Next Sale November 7th 2020.
Please note this sale will be held live on the internet. Whilst you can view as detailed above, we cannot allow bidding in person on the day*.
*These conditions are subject to change and dependent upon Government guidance.
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 the auctioneer
Chris Armstrong email@example.com
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.
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.
Mailing & Postage
The Auctioneers do not provide an in-house postage and packaging service.
Purchasers are welcome to use their own couriers but they must give the auctioneers at least 24 hours’ notice prior to the collection.
For larger items, please contact the auctioneers on 01234 266366 and they can recommend local delivery drivers or national couriers.
Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.
Wines & Spirits
An old limited edition decanter of Renault & Co Vieille Fine Champagne Cognac selection of Renault with stopper, wax seal over cork and presentation box, estimated circa 1950's.
Sold for £500
An old bottle of Charles Wells ltd Star Fish Finest Old Rum, Horne Lane Brewery Bedford circa 1950s/1960's, no size nor strength stated (ullage mid shoulder)
Sold for £220
An old bottle of The Old Blend Scotch Whisky of the White Horse Cellar, bottled 1955 and By Appointment To The Late King George VI, 70 proof no size stated estimated 75cl
Sold for £380
A bottle of The Macallan 10 year old Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky, old style label and bottle with tin 70cl 40%
Sold for £350
A Quintessential Islay 1 litre pack circa 1990's containing old style Laphroaig 10 year old & Ardbeg 15 year old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whiskies 50cl 43% each
Sold for £420
A bottle of George & JG Smith's Glenlivet All Malt Speyside Scotch Whisky distilled in 1938 and bottled by Gordon & Macphail circa 1980's 75cl 40%
Sold for £1,000
An old bottle of Governor General Jamaica Rum by W&A Gilbey, By Appointment to the Late King George V, Circa late 1930's. 30 under proof when bottled, 1/6 gallon approx. (Note the cork is uncovered but appears unopened)
Sold for £520
An old bottle of Laphroaig 10 year old Unblended Malt Scotch Whiskey from the isle of Islay with carton, circa 1980's
Sold for £400
A Louis XIII de Remy Martin Grande Champagne Cognac ''Celebrate the Moment'' miniature in numbered Baccarat Crystal Decanter in sealed gift box, old style with bar code
Sold for £240
A bottle of Glenrothes Glenlivet 42 years old Pure Malt Scotch Whisky Distilled 1932 Bottled 1974 by The Highland Distilleries Co ltd Rothes Morayshire
Sold for £2100
A bottle of Cossart Gordon Bual Vintage 1920 Medium Sweet Madeira Wine 75cl (ullage into neck)
Sold for £310
An old bottle of The Old Blend Scotch Whisky of the White Horse Cellar with spring cap, Royal Warrant by the Queen and intact seal circa 1950's/60's No size nor strenght stated
Sold for £460
A quantity of cigars, 1 box of 25 Partagas Panetelas from Cuba (sealed), a box of 10 Royal Jamaica coronas & a part box of 12 Josel Piedra Habana, Cuban Coronas Cortas
Sold for £220
An old bottle of Nikka Gold & Gold Samuri Edition Whisky from Tokyo Japan circa 1970, no size nor strength stated (estimated 43% 75cl)
Sold for £310