$54,000 Bottle of Scotch

By: Rose A. Valenta - Published: Dec 10, 2007   Updated: Apr 7 2011 • References: news.yahoo
Christie's sale of wines and spirits took place on Saturday, December 8, 2007. It was the first liquor auction in New York since prohibition. The 81-year-old bottle of 1926 Macallan Scotch whiskey sold for $54,000.

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