Very rare Peter Blake Label Macallan 1926 sells for £615,000
at Whisky Sale in Edinburgh

A bottle of the very rare Macallan-60 year old-1926, with a label designed by the British Pop Artist Sir Peter Blake was sold for £615,063 at Bonhams Whisky sale in Edinburgh today (6 March). It had been estimated at £500,000-700,000. In total the sale made more than £900,000.

Bonhams whisky specialist in Edinburgh, Martin Green said: "Only 12 bottles of the Macallan-60 year old-1926 were issued with the label designed by Sir Peter Blake who is known throughout the world for co-creating the cover for the Beatles 1967 album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. It is very exciting to have sold one of these incredibly rare bottles here in Scotland for such a very high price."
Other highlights of the sale included:

• Dalmore-50 year old-1926. Sold for £27,563 (estimate: £15,000-20,000).
• Springbank-1952. Sold for £18,813 (estimate: £15,000-18,000).
• Dalmore-50 year old-1926. Sold for £17,563 (estimate: £15,000-20,000).


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