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Hudson's Bay Jamaica Rum Bottled 1960s 75cl
A bottle of Hudson's Bay Jamaica Rum bottled by Hudson's Bay Company. This was distilled in Jamaica and imported to London Docks, where it was matured and bottled by Hudson's Bay Company of Scotland Ltd. We estimate this was bottled in the 1960s.
Please note, there is no size or ABV stated on the labels, but this appears to be a 75cl bottle.
The Hudson's Bay Company was incorporated on 2 May 1670 as The Governor & Company of Adventurers of England Trading into Hudson's Bay, with a royal charter from King Charles II. It gained a monopoly in the fur trade and was at one point the largest land owner in the world. Later, it began importing spirits into the Hudson Bay area, and is known for its 'Best Procurable' brand of Scotch whisky. The earliest reference to rum in the company records is from 24 March 1775, regarding the shipping of 30 gallons of rum.
Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note wear to the label.
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.