Upcoming whisky auctions at McTears

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McTear’s auctioneers in Glasgow have their next auction of fine and collectable whisky, wine and post this Wednesday, 6 June.

The auction consists of 500 lots of rare, collectable and every day drinking malts, blends and wines.

Amongst the lots is a 1991 bottling of Glenfiddich 50 Year Old, with an estimated price of £10,000 – £12,000.

You can see the full catalogue online at www.mctears.co.uk/auctions/.

The following month will see a further auction on 11 July, submissions for auction must be with McTear’s by 22 June.

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Event Details

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Location

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Event Details

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