Top 10 most unique whiskies sold at auction

27th July, 2017 by admin

A frequent fixture at auction houses across the world, investors have long possessed a taste for rare whisky. Online auction house Catawiki picks out 10 of the most unique and expensive expressions sold on the secondary market.

Catawiki selects some of the most unique whiskies to have graced the auction houses of the world

Discover some of the most unique bottlings to have graced the auction houses of the world in a round-up complied by Catawiki’s in-house whisky expert Anne-Sophie Bigot.

While the appeal of many of the variants that follow was determined predominantly by quality, age statement and exclusivity, others have garnered attention for their unusual or extravagant presentation.

The value of the global luxury spirits category continues to rise, with wealthy consumers around the world pursuing rare and expensive editions in their droves.

As such, the secondary market shows no sign of slowing. According to recent figures, £6.18m was spent on rare whisky at auction throughout April, May and June in the UK alone this year, compared to £2.80m in the same period in 2016 – an increase of 121%.

Click through the following pages to discover 10 of the most unique and expensive whiskies sold at auction.

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