Forgeries

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Iain
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Forgeries

Postby Iain » Thu Sep 20, 2001 9:36 pm

Is it true that many of the Scotch whisky bottles offered at auction in recent years, as products distilled or blended and bottled in the late nineteenth or early twentieth centuries, and which fetch extremely high prices, are in fact forgeries?

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Postby Marcin Miller » Fri Sep 21, 2001 4:01 pm

Whisky Magazine is looking into this sensitive topic. We'll keep you posted.

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Postby St.Peat » Sun Mar 24, 2002 6:26 am

Have there been any further developments? An upcoming article, perhaps?

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Postby Phil-the-Faker » Sun Mar 24, 2002 10:06 pm

Bless my heart,

Don't you toffs go and spoil some good business for us hardworking boys - now, that wouldn't be so kind would it?

Me - if its old its good - which is what those punters seem to think too. So if they don't know any better - and believe me my lovelies they don't - then why should I spoil their forks and knives?

Oi! Oi!

Phil

("nothing is real....")

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Postby Ize » Mon Mar 25, 2002 7:20 am

I would say that wherever money (or otherwise measurable value) is involved, you have forgeries around. I'm pretty sure that in the same way as in art or antique business are troubled with forgeries so it is with old whiskies.

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Edradour

Postby yorkie » Wed May 01, 2002 7:22 pm

Heard that this distillery, the smallest in production, has been sold.

Anybody know who the new owners are?


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