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Macallan Private Eye & Raffles 2 x 70cl-75cl
12 November 2019
This lot contains two bottles of The Macallan single malt Scotch whisky:
1 x The Macallan, released in 1996 to celebrate the 35th anniversary of satirical magazine Private Eye. This is a vatting of casks selected by whisky maker FA Newlands and includes a cask from 1961, the year Private Eye was founded.
The screen-printed label was designed by cartoonist Ralph Steadman who worked with the magazine in the past.
This is bottle number 2654 of 5000; it was bottled from cask number 1580.
1 x The Macallan, bottled for Raffles Hotel, Singapore.
The label reads: Malt Scotch Whiskies Selected by The Macallan Distillers Ltd., Craigellachie, Scotland. Distilled and Bottled in Scotland.
Please see images for fill level and label condition. The Private Eye comes with the original, unbranded polystyrene postal tube. Note wear to the boxes.
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.
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.