BONHAMS TO HOLD FIRST ONLINE-ONLY WHISKY AUCTION IN HONG KONG
With More than 70 lots of iconic Macallan


Whisky Sale-The Macallan
17 Feb - 10 Mar 2017
Online, Hong Kong

Bonhams Hong Kong is to hold its first online-only whisky auction starting on Friday 17th February and closing on 10th March 2017.

For this inaugural online auction, Bonhams presents one of the great names of Scotch Whisky, The Macallan. The sale offers more than 70 lots of the world-renowned Speyside distillery, spanning five decades of rare vintages from the 1940s to the 1980s.
Among the highlights are:

Among the highlights are:

• 33 bottles of Macallan from consecutive years 1954 – 1986.  Estimate HK$550,000 – 700,000

• Macallan-Select Reserve 1946-52 year old. Estimate HK$75,000 – 90,000

• Macallan Gran Reserva 1979 – 1982 (4 bottles).  Estimate HK$65,000 – 85,000

• Macallan-1945. Estimate HK$60,000 – 80,000.

There are also other important releases of Macallan such as Royal Marriage 48/61 and Red Ribbon.

Bonhams Head of Wine & Whisky in Hong Kong, Daniel Lam said, "We are very excited about this new sale – the first online-only whisky sale for Bonhams worldwide. We opted to sell bottles from one distillery only and in The Macallan I think we have chosen the best. I believe both the selection, and this innovative way of selling whisky at auction, will have broad appeal among whisky collectors.


NOTES FOR EDITORS

Bonhams, founded in 1793, is one of the world's largest auctioneers of fine art and antiques. Today, the auction house offers more sales than any of its rivals. The main salerooms are in London, New York and Hong Kong. Sales are also held in the UK in Knightsbridge and Edinburgh; in the US, in San Francisco and Los Angeles; in Europe, in Paris and Stuttgart and in Sydney, Australia. Bonhams also has a worldwide network of offices and regional representatives in 25 countries offering sales advice and valuation services in 60 specialist areas. For a full listing of forthcoming sales, plus details of Bonhams specialist departments, please visit bonhams.com

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