Ardbeg 1978: Explore Auction Sales Data & Price Trends

Ardbeg 1978

The Ardbeg 1978 is a limited edition single malt whisky from the Islay distillery. Distilled in 1978 and bottled in 1997, by the distillery itself, this whisky is a product of the period shortly after Ardbeg was acquired by the Glenmorangie Company. The release is notable for its historical significance to the distillery's continuity.


Age: N/A Size: 700 ml Strength: 43 % Vol. Distillery: Ardbeg Bottler: Distillery Bottling
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Recent Market Insights for Ardbeg 1978
Latest Average Price

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The average hammer price of the bottle based on recent auction results.
Annualized Return

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The average yearly change in the bottle's value since its first recorded sale.
Liquidity Score

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Sales Summary
Statistics on auction sales and prices over time

This calculation includes all Ardbeg 1978 from all auctions during the entire observation period.

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 November 2005 
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 September 2006 
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 March 2023 
Auction sales and price statistics for the past 3 months

This calculation includes all Ardbeg 1978 auctioned from May 2024 to July 2024.

Auction sales and price statistics for the past 6 months

This calculation includes all Ardbeg 1978 auctioned from January 2024 to July 2024.

Auction sales and price statistics for the past 12 months

This calculation includes all Ardbeg 1978 auctioned from August 2023 to July 2024.

Auction sales and price statistics by year, cumulative total 2005-2024

This table shows the information for each year in which this whisky was sold at auctions, compared to the previous year and cumulatively over time.

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Past: Recent Results

Do you want to know how much Ardbeg 1978 - 700 ml / 43% worth? One way to do so is by checking the prices at which similar bottles were sold at auctions. The auction price is typically the best indicator of the whisky's actual value.

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Date Bottle Winning Bid
April 2023 Ardbeg 1978 Limited Edition — Bottled 1999 — 70cl / 43% PAST Whisky.Auction UK 700.0 £
March 2023 Ardbeg 1978-1997 - Limited Edition PAST Whisky-Online Auctions UK 550.0 £
March 2023 Ardbeg Single Islay Malt Scotch Whisky Nas (One 70 Cl) PAST Waddington's Whisky Auction CA 1537.9 £
March 2023 Ardbeg 1978 bottled 1999 PAST Whisky Auctioneer UK 730.0 £
March 2023 Ardbeg 1978 bottled 1998 PAST Whisky Auctioneer UK 725.0 £
March 2023 Ardbeg 1978 bottled 1998 PAST Whisky Auctioneer UK 606.0 £
March 2023 Ardbeg, 1978 - 70 cl / 43% PAST WhiskyAuction.com EU 694.4 £
February 2023 Ardbeg 1978 Limited Edition — Bottled 1998 — 70cl / 43% PAST Whisky.Auction UK 725.0 £
February 2023 Ardbeg 1978 Limited Edition — Bottled 1997 — 70cl / 43% PAST Whisky.Auction UK 675.0 £
February 2023 Ardbeg 1978 - Original bottling - b. 1998 - 70cl PAST Catawiki Whisky Auction EU 882.4 £

Updated: 2024-07-21