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Lot 112230

Black & White Bottled 1930s 5cl

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Lot Information

James Buchanan

Blended Scotch Whisky




Black & White Auction

Blended Whisky Auction

Miniature Auction


A miniature bottle of Black & White Special Blend of Choice Old Scotch Whisky, bottled by James Buchanan & Co., Scotch Whisky Distillers, Glasgow & London, Glentauchers-Glenlivet Distillery, Mulben, Speyside. We estimate this was bottled in the 1930s.

The label carries a royal warrant by appointment to HM The King and HRH The Prince of Wales.

The back label reads: Black & White - Select Committee - At the British and Foreign Spirits Select Committee, appointed by the Government in 1890 under the presidency of Lord (then Sir Lyon) Playfair, Dr Bell, CB, the Chief Analytical Chemist of the Government spoke in terms of high appreciation of a sample of our Scotch Whisky, saying "From the general fine character of the sample there is reason to believe that it has been warehoused for many years etc." Fifteen Years Later the Medical Magazine (October 1905) says "The statement made by Dr. Bell is as true to-day as it was then."

Please note, there is no size or ABV stated on the label.

This lot is from a large collection of miniatures and memorabilia built up during the 1980s and 1990s by whisky expert Sukhinder Singh. He is now selling part of his collection to make room for more acquisitions.

This Black & White sold at our online auction for £90


Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note general wear.

The Whisky.Auction team has inspected this lot and found it to be suitable for sale. However, please 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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