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Lot 69575

Macallan 1940 Handwritten Label Bottled 1981 - Corade 75cl / 43%

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EUR €9,879.38

Lot Information

Official Distillery Bottling


Single Malt Scotch Whisky





Macallan Auction

Macallan Whisky Auction

Bottle Auction


A bottle of The Macallan 1940, specially selected and bottled in 1981 and imported by Corade, Paris. This bottling has a handwritten label and is presented in a wooden box.

This is bottle number 264.

Only five vintages were bottled in this series, which has become known as The Macallan Handwritten Label: 1938, 1940, 1950, 1957 and an extremely rare 1973.

This Macallan 1940 Handwritten Label sold at our online auction for £8,600


Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note wear to the label. The capsule is slightly loose, but it appears to be secure.

The top wooden section of the box is missing.

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.

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Base of neck

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