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Lot 106110

Long John Special Reserve Bottled 1930s-1940s - Tonkin Distributing Co. 4.7cl

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Long John Distilleries Ltd.

Blended Scotch Whisky



Long John Auction

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A miniature bottle of Long John Special Reserve Liqueur Blended Scotch Whisky, sealed with a cork stopper. This was bottled for the US market and imported by Tonkin Distributing Co. We estimate this was bottled between 1934 and 1941.

Long John is named after Long John MacDonald, a bootlegger who founded Ben Nevis distillery in 1825.

This Long John Special Reserve sold at our online auction for £55


Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note general wear and damage to the tax stamp.

Note the absence of a condition statement does not imply that this lot is in perfect condition or free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing. Older bottles often contain small amounts of sediment. We cannot guarantee that the contents of this bottle will be free from the effects of age, cork taint, oxidation or other faults.
This bottle does not appear to be leaking. While we take every care to pack bottles securely we cannot guarantee that old corks and closures will not leak in transit.

Fill Level

Below shoulder

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