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by vitara7
Fri Jun 17, 2011 6:21 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: rare malts selection bottles wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 5665

rare malts selection bottles wanted

below is a list of bottles im looking at buying to add to my collection. please contact me via the message button at the side of the screen if you happen to have one or hopefully more, that youd be looking to part with. Aultmore 1974 21yo 60,9% 700ml - 70cl Brora 1972 22yo 58,7% 700ml - 70cl Brora 1...
by vitara7
Sun Nov 01, 2009 12:22 am
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Macallan 50yo ... fake or what!
Replies: 23
Views: 4389

Re: Macallan 50yo ... fake or what!

o yes - deff looks like account takeover on this one, just checked sellers history etc, and now all of a sudden they have many high priced items for sale.
by vitara7
Sun Nov 01, 2009 12:20 am
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Macallan 50yo ... fake or what!
Replies: 23
Views: 4389

Re: Macallan 50yo ... fake or what!

look what has reared its ugly head again, same pictures, different ebay user id

item number - 150384221945
by vitara7
Tue Sep 15, 2009 7:41 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Macallan 50yo ... fake or what!
Replies: 23
Views: 4389

Re: Macallan 50yo ... fake or what!

whats the point? ebay wont care, as long as they get there 10% cut at the end, thats all there interested in
by vitara7
Tue Sep 08, 2009 6:14 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Highland Park One In A Million Ltd Edition Single Malt
Replies: 4
Views: 1761

Re: Highland Park One In A Million Ltd Edition Single Malt

cos i done a posting instead of a pm, and as it wont let you delete a post, only edit it, the touge is the first icon i clicked on :P
by vitara7
Wed Aug 19, 2009 7:25 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Dalmore Cask Strength 1985
Replies: 3
Views: 1168

Re: Dalmore Cask Strength 1985

this bottle was sold at the distillery for £95 a year or so back, not too bad for a 20yo single cask. it was the first single cask dalmore to be sold at the distillery, and was only for sale at the distillery. someone told me it was the first ever official single cask bottling of dalmore when i boug...
by vitara7
Sun Aug 09, 2009 5:18 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: bowmore linlithgow 600th macallan set 3 x 333.3ml
Replies: 0
Views: 1321

bowmore linlithgow 600th macallan set 3 x 333.3ml

well, upon orders from the boss, ive identified some bottles that i plan to "move on" so to speak ill shove two on here the now, ive no idea how to upload pictures, so if you want pictures, PM me. i have a rough idea of price for them, but open to negotiation. please conact me via PM bowmo...
by vitara7
Sat Jul 25, 2009 1:58 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Millburn 18 Rare Malt
Replies: 9
Views: 1480

Re: Millburn 18 Rare Malt

i actually picked up a bottle of this tucked at the back of the shelfs at royal lochnagar distillery a few months back for £70ish, was the only one there and was shocked at finding it as it was one of the 4 bottles that were brought out at the start of the range way back in 95. was even more surpris...
by vitara7
Tue Jun 23, 2009 11:57 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: How many CLOSED bottles do you have?
Replies: 192
Views: 23453

Re: How many CLOSED bottles do you have?

last time i counted and before i lost my excell spreadsheet :x i was sitting at 590 bottles, so must be sitting at around the 620 bottle mark these days, all unopen.
by vitara7
Wed Jun 17, 2009 5:23 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: MORE Rare Bottles on Offer, please have a look ?
Replies: 9
Views: 2275

Re: MORE Rare Bottles on Offer, please have a look ?

HAZELBURN (SPRINGBANK) * (2) (OB), Springbank distilled & bottled, labeled as "For Switzerland", Very Dark Oloroso, one of the very first of these done by Springbank in the 90's, these are from a total outturn of 348 bottles. $275 each they couldnt have possibly been bottled in the 90...
by vitara7
Wed Jun 10, 2009 11:14 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Glendronach Single Cask
Replies: 44
Views: 8265

Re: Glendronach Single Cask

just re-read the pdf on it, appears he is saying he has exclusivity on the casks, now im even more surprised, (someone will prob point out something ive missed like he owns a percentage of the distillery or that) thats a fair number of bottles to ship on for a fairly small retailer.
by vitara7
Wed Jun 10, 2009 11:09 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Glendronach Single Cask
Replies: 44
Views: 8265

Re: Glendronach Single Cask

the 17yo sounds really good and think it would be a cracking dram, had it been another shop then probably would have got a couple. dont know if its just me, but im amazed that the first OB single cask ever from a distillery has gone to a small fairly newish retailer, or i have misread and he doesnt ...
by vitara7
Thu Jun 04, 2009 6:31 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: 2009 Cairdeas 12
Replies: 69
Views: 6645

Re: 2009 Cairdeas 12

just do what your competitors do up the road from you do, declare it as a lava lamp on the cn22
by vitara7
Wed Jun 03, 2009 6:53 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: 2009 Cairdeas 12
Replies: 69
Views: 6645

Re: 2009 Cairdeas 12

Ordered 2 myself 7.95 to Ireland :mrgreen: In all fairness they are probably using a courier service or have done a deal with Royal Mails Parcel Post due to the large numbers of dispatches now as opposed to just using the regular post service like a member of the public. Fair play and really lookin...
by vitara7
Wed Jun 03, 2009 6:51 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: 2009 Cairdeas 12
Replies: 69
Views: 6645

Re: 2009 Cairdeas 12

the "order number" youll have isnt a laphroaig order number. its the order number for Mail Marketing Scotland who does the shipping etc for D Johnston who own laphroaig. they also do the same mail marketing stuff for other companies, so the number you have will be a cumlative order number...
by vitara7
Tue Jun 02, 2009 11:25 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: 2009 Cairdeas 12
Replies: 69
Views: 6645

Re: 2009 Cairdeas 12

round about 2500 orders have been placed since they put it online yesterday... quote] How do you know that? the "order number" youll have isnt a laphroaig order number. its the order number for Mail Marketing Scotland who does the shipping etc for D Johnston who own laphroaig. they also d...
by vitara7
Tue Jun 02, 2009 5:17 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Show Off Your Inventory
Replies: 1448
Views: 363074

Re: Show Off Your Inventory

I am sure one of the baggage handlers looked at them and said "Oh, these look expensive and new. How can I annoy the owner who is so pretentious to have purchased these bags? Yes, I'll see how many dents it will take." ah, you sound like youve had an encounter with the genius baggage hand...
by vitara7
Tue May 19, 2009 9:07 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Bunnahabhain festival special
Replies: 4
Views: 33560

Re: Bunnahabhain festival special

this years is actually quite cheap tbh
by vitara7
Mon May 18, 2009 9:48 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: What do you make of this? Fake?
Replies: 19
Views: 3445

Re: What do you make of this? Fake?

the issue i have with this bottle is not the colour of the label, but the corners and the edges are mint and at perfect right angles still on the bottle, i mean, half the bottles done in this day and age with modern bottling halls dont get labels to adhere that well all the way round the label and s...
by vitara7
Mon May 18, 2009 8:06 am
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Searching for a Rose
Replies: 18
Views: 2534

Re: Searching for a Rose

thanks for the pics, just as i thought, its a diffrent edition. i got my bottle a week or so after they started this rose thingy on the tour and mine has been bottled at 53.4% apart from the strength, i cant see a single differance on the labels. Looks like they went back on what they said at the st...
by vitara7
Sun May 17, 2009 11:47 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Port Ellen 25yo Maltings
Replies: 3
Views: 2158

Re: Port Ellen 25yo Maltings

save yourself some cash if you want it. i got quoted less than parkers price from a certain pony tailed itallian a couple of months back. and thats when the pound vs euro was even less than now.
by vitara7
Sun May 17, 2009 11:44 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Searching for a Rose
Replies: 18
Views: 2534

Re: Searching for a Rose

any chance in you posting a picture of the bottle you got, especilly the front label. reason i ask is last time i was up there, couple of months back, was told they had no more, but heard through the grapevine that someone had bought a bottle recently, your the second ive heard about getting one of ...
by vitara7
Sat May 16, 2009 10:40 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Does anyone know this Laddy?
Replies: 3
Views: 716

Re: Does anyone know this Laddy?

circa 1980-85
by vitara7
Thu May 07, 2009 7:06 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Rare Malts Glenlochy
Replies: 10
Views: 3042

Re: Rare Malts Glenlochy

Well, I just found out that another numbering of my bottle went for 2242 euros at Whiskyauctions in november 08. The 62,02%, and the 26 year old ones goes for around 500 euros. I probably got one of the rearest versions. Using the finishing price for a bottle from one auction result in what is a hi...
by vitara7
Sun Mar 22, 2009 12:28 am
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Searching for a Rose
Replies: 18
Views: 2534

Re: Searching for a Rose

to be honest, im starting to loose interest in my collection these days, havent bought a bottle for the collection for quite a while now and starting to think about getting rid of my whole collection, (about 600 large bottles of single malt distillery own bottles) if i do decide to do so, ill give y...
by vitara7
Sat Mar 21, 2009 2:39 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Searching for a Rose
Replies: 18
Views: 2534

Re: Searching for a Rose

your probably right. mines is sitting with a glen flagler to one side of it and a st magdalene staff bottling to the other, does look kind of strange sitting ni the middle
by vitara7
Fri Mar 20, 2009 9:05 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Searching for a Rose
Replies: 18
Views: 2534

Re: Searching for a Rose

to make matters worse for trying to get this bottle, it was not only just for sale at the distillery, but you could only buy a bottle, if you went on the balvenie tour at £30-£35, there wasnt many bottled, and what they did have didnt last long, they only way youll get one it ebay, kruger or a speci...
by vitara7
Fri Mar 20, 2009 8:58 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Wanted: Rare Malts Selection
Replies: 19
Views: 3317

Re: Wanted: Rare Malts Selection

bottles from the rare malts selection are one i tend to collect myself, there was around 107 diffrent offical versions from the rare malts selection range, i tried to collect all of them, have sort of given up at around the 80 bottles from the range mark. Some of the bottles in the range are going f...
by vitara7
Wed Nov 12, 2008 10:01 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Speyside 21 Years
Replies: 5
Views: 1094

Re: Speyside 21 Years

this can be found in many western european spirts shops, seen this and the 15yo in gibralter, valencia and casablanca last week.
its not rare, and as nick states, was bottled as a bit of a cash flow thing for them at start.
by vitara7
Fri Oct 24, 2008 9:32 pm
Forum: Whisky Poll
Topic: What you use to size your collection.
Replies: 19
Views: 2636

Re: What you use to size your collection.

so far im on two large walking closets, both each the size of my bathroom, floor to celing on three walls all the way round on shelfs spaced just far enough to fit a bottle between, that and i also have about 30-40 boxes full off bottles up the loft, so i recon that would fill another half of these ...
by vitara7
Thu Oct 23, 2008 5:52 pm
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: this beaut didnt sell????
Replies: 14
Views: 1236

Re: this beaut didnt sell????

wow, it has been relisted.....


as for £20-£30 and more on a good day id have thought £20-£30 for it would have been for it on a good day :P
by vitara7
Thu Oct 23, 2008 4:23 pm
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: this beaut didnt sell????
Replies: 14
Views: 1236

this beaut didnt sell????

this beaut of a bottle didnt sell on ebay, ended without a buyer, i wonder why....

CADENHEADS RARE MALT WHISKY
by vitara7
Sun Oct 19, 2008 11:22 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Starting A Single Malt Collection
Replies: 29
Views: 2065

Re: Starting A Single Malt Collection

there is only 4 bottles in that series, there have been a few diffrent packagings for it.

have a gander on ebay and other auction sites and get a feel for prices of collectable whiskies, then once you know what prices stuff tends to be going for, then youll know when you bag a bargin.

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