Macallan Forties (1940s) - Travel Series: Explore Auction Sales Data & Price Trends

The Macallan Forties, part of the distinctive Travel Series, mirrors the character of the whisky from the 1940s. The Macallan's Master Distiller employed a meticulous process to recreate this specific period's spirit, sampling whiskies from the 1940s and matching their qualities with more recent distillations resting in their warehouses. These processes lend a unique depth to this specific edition, enhancing its collectability.


Age: N/A Size: 500 ml Strength: 40 % Vol. Bottling series: Travel Series Distillery: Macallan Bottler: Distillery Bottling
Auctioned Now

There are data for 5 lots at online auctions.

Latest bids aggregated data
Min: 170.5 £ Avg: 207.1 £ Max: 264.2 £

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Recent Market Insights for Macallan Forties (1940s) - Travel Series
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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Indicates the probable chance of selling the bottle near its average market price, without guarantee.
Sales Summary
Statistics on auction sales and prices over time

This calculation includes all Macallan Forties (1940s) Travel Series from all auctions during the entire observation period.

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Auction sales and price statistics for the past 3 months

This calculation includes all Macallan Forties (1940s) - Travel Series auctioned from March 2024 to June 2024.

Auction sales and price statistics for the past 6 months

This calculation includes all Macallan Forties (1940s) - Travel Series auctioned from December 2023 to June 2024.

Auction sales and price statistics for the past 12 months

This calculation includes all Macallan Forties (1940s) - Travel Series auctioned from July 2023 to June 2024.

Auction sales and price statistics by year, cumulative total 2006-2024

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.

Sold Ratio - ratio of lots sold to lots unsold.
Avg. Price - average hammer price for the year.
Vs Previous - the current year's price change compared to the previous year's, as a percentage.
Cumulative - the cumulative total of the current year's price change relative to the first year's sales.
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The graph shows the sales history for Macallan Forties (1940s) - Travel Series at all auctions from the very first to the last one. The graph is interactive - it can be zoomed in to view the data for any period.

Live: Auctioned Now

By purchasing whisky bottles at auctions, you can reap the benefits of saving a considerable amount of money, as the auction price is often lower than that of a retailer. This is an advantage worth considering.

All prices in £. The bid data is updated with some delay, so you can see the current latest bid on the lot page.
End date Last Bid
17 June 2024 Macallan - Travel Series Forties - Original bottling - 500ml LIVE Catawiki Whisky Auction EU 170.5 £
22 June 2024 Macallan Forties, Travel Series - 500ml / 40% LIVE WhiskyAuction.com EU 189.2 £
22 June 2024 Macallan Forties, Travel Series - 500ml / 40% LIVE WhiskyAuction.com EU 189.2 £
22 June 2024 Macallan Forties, Travel Series - 500ml / 40% LIVE WhiskyAuction.com EU 264.2 £
22 June 2024 Macallan Forties, Travel Series - 500ml / 40% LIVE WhiskyAuction.com EU 222.5 £
Past: Recent Results

Do you want to know how much Macallan Forties (1940s) - Travel Series - 500 ml / 40% 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.

When you look at all the results, similar bottles may appear.

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Date Bottle Winning Bid
March 2023 Macallan - Travel Decades Series - Forties (50cl) PAST The Grand Whisky Auction UK 400.0 £
March 2023 Macallan Travel Series 1940's PAST European Whisky Auctions EU Reserve Not Met -
March 2023 Macallan - Forties (Decades) 50cl PAST Whisky Hammer UK 370.0 £
March 2023 Macallan - Forties (Decades) 50cl PAST Whisky Hammer UK 260.0 £
March 2023 Macallan Decades - Forties PAST The Whisky Shop Auctions UK 470.0 £
March 2023 Macallan Forties - Travel Series - Original bottling - 500ml PAST Catawiki Whisky Auction EU 582.9 £
March 2023 Macallan - Travel Decades Series - Forties (50cl) PAST Highland Whisky Auctions UK Reserve Not Met -
March 2023 Macallan Decades Forties 50cl PAST Scotch Whisky Auctions UK 520.0 £
March 2023 Macallan Decades Forties 50cl PAST Scotch Whisky Auctions UK Reserve Not Met -
March 2023 Macallan Decades Forties 50cl PAST Whisky Auctioneer UK Reserve Not Met -
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Macallan Twenties (1920s) - Travel Series
Macallan Twenties (1920s) - Travel Series - 500 ml / 40%
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Macallan Thirties (1930s) - Travel Series
Macallan Thirties (1930s) - Travel Series - 500 ml / 40%
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Updated: 2024-06-14