Sotheby's Whisky Auction: Sales History & Statistics

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Top 15 Expensive Whiskies Sold at Sotheby's Whisky Auction

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Date Lot Hammer
Apr 2023 A Rare And Exceptional Jadeite Bead, Ruby And Diamond Necklace | auction ended £ 5046279.3
Apr 2023 An Impressive 'Tutti Frutti' Gem Set And Diamond Demi-Parure | | 'Tutti Frutti' auction ended £ 2122278.5
Nov 2023 The Macallan Valerio Adami 60 Year Old 42.8 ABV 1926 - 75cl auction ended £ 1750000.0
Oct 2019 The Macallan Fine & Rare 60 Year Old 42.6 ABV 1926 auction ended £ 1200000.0
Apr 2023 An Unique 'Tutti Frutti' Gem Set And Diamond Bracelet Watch | | 'Tutti Frutti' auction ended £ 980302.3
Jun 2021 Sun Flower Kweichow Moutai In Original Wooden Crate 53.0 ABV 1974 - 24 X 50cl auction ended £ 800000.0
Oct 2022 Macallan Sherry Butt #16500 51.3 ABV 1991 (1 Butt) auction ended £ 750000.0
May 2022 Sun Flower Kweichow Moutai In Original Wooden Crate 1972 - 24 X 54cl auction ended £ 750000.0
Jun 2022 Port Ellen 1979 Cask Of Distinction: Capturing The Light With Ini Archibong auction ended £ 700000.0
Jun 2022 Brora 1982 Cask Of Distinction: The Spirit Of Brora With Trey Ratcliff auction ended £ 700000.0
Oct 2021 The Dalmore Decades No. 6 Collection (6 Bts 70cl & 1 Book) auction ended £ 664482.0
Oct 2020 The Macallan Red Collection With Exclusive Labels Illustrated By Javi Aznarez (6 Bts 70cl) auction ended £ 620000.0
Oct 2019 The Macallan In Lalique Six Pillars Collection With French Polished Walnut Cabinet By James Laycock auction ended £ 550000.0
Oct 2019 The Macallan In Lalique Six Pillars Collection With Black Lacquer Walnut Cabinet By James Laycock auction ended £ 520000.0
Sep 2022 The Macallan In Lalique Six Pillars Collection - 6 X 75cl auction ended £ 480000.0
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End date Lot Auction Last Bid Want it?
Mar 4 20:01 Macallan - Distil Your World - New York - Original bottling - 700ml live Catawiki Whisky Auction £ 5700.0 Place Bid
Mar 3 13:01 Bowmore 1964 - Sherry Cask - Original bottling - b. 1980s - 75cl live Catawiki Whisky Auction £ 4820.0 Place Bid
Mar 2 20:59 Macallan - James Bond 60th Anniversary Decades I to VI - Original bottling - 700ml - 6 bottles live Catawiki Whisky Auction £ 4151.0 Place Bid
Feb 25 13:01 Balvenie 1966 32 years old - Vintage Cask - Original bottling - b. 1998 - 70cl live Catawiki Whisky Auction £ 3143.0 Place Bid
Mar 3 14:14 Glenfarclas 1961 - The Family Casks - Release VII - One of 108 - Original bottling - b. 2011 - 700ml live Catawiki Whisky Auction £ 2900.0 Place Bid
Feb 28 21:07 Chichibu - 7EVEN Gods of Fortune - Edition Benzaiten & Bishamonten - 700ml - 2 bottles live Catawiki Whisky Auction £ 2600.0 Place Bid
Feb 25 13:26 Bowmore 1988 31 years old - Timeless Series - One of 3000 - Original bottling - 70cl live Catawiki Whisky Auction £ 2500.0 Place Bid
Mar 2 21:02 Yamazaki 1982 - Sherry Wood - Suntory - b. 1997 - 700ml live Catawiki Whisky Auction £ 2500.0 Place Bid
Feb 26 20:59 Macallan 1969 18 years old - Original bottling - b. 1988 - 75cl live Catawiki Whisky Auction £ 2069.0 Place Bid
Mar 2 20:22 Macallan 1977 18 years old - Duty Free - Original bottling - b. 1995 - 75cl live Catawiki Whisky Auction £ 2031.0 Place Bid
Feb 29 20:11 Macallan 30 years old - Fine Oak - Original bottling - 70cl live Catawiki Whisky Auction £ 1900.0 Place Bid
Feb 26 20:01 Macallan 1975 - The Anniversary Malt - Original bottling - b. 2000 - 70cl live Catawiki Whisky Auction £ 1900.0 Place Bid
Mar 2 21:04 Chichibu 2009 10 years old Malt Dream Cask bar ikkei - Cask no. 544 - b. 2020 - 700ml live Catawiki Whisky Auction £ 1800.0 Place Bid
Mar 2 20:11 Macallan 1977 - Sherry Wood - Samaroli - b. 1992 - 70cl live Catawiki Whisky Auction £ 1750.0 Place Bid
Feb 25 13:29 Glenlivet 1969 - Cellar Collection - Original bottling - b. 2006 - 70cl live Catawiki Whisky Auction £ 1600.0 Place Bid
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Sotheby's Whisky Auction schedule

Live:

# Start End Seller Deadline
1 Feb. 16, 2024 March 1, 2024 Jan. 28, 2024

Upcoming:

# Start End Seller Deadline
1 Feb. 28, 2024 March 15, 2024 Feb. 4, 2024




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