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Lot 48338

Black & White Spring Cap Bottled 1950s 5cl

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Lot Information

Blended Scotch Whisky



Black & White Auction

Blended Whisky Auction

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A bottle of Black & White blended Scotch whisky sealed with a spring cap closure. We estimate this was bottled in the early 1950s.

This carries a royal warrant by appointment to The Late King George VI.

The back label reads:

Select Committee

At the British and Foreign Spirits Select Committee, appointed by the Government in 1890, the Chief Analytical Chemist of the Government (Dr Bell, C.B) spoke in terms of high appreciation of a sample of 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 (Oct. 1905) says "The statement made by Dr. Bell is as true to-day as it was then." For more than 40 years to date years to date (Jan 1949) a leading expert has reported every month without exception, ''that the analytical figures are normal, and that the taste and flavour are of the usual high order.''

This Black & White Spring Cap sold at our online auction for £30


Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note wear to the labels.

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.

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

Base of shoulder

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