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SKELDON SWR 1973 32 YEARS OLD 60,5% VELIER

LOT N. 1200

WINNING BID
22500,00
The result do not include buyer's premium
19350,00 GBP *
23175,00 USD *
31500,00 CAD *
181800,00 HKD *
245475,00 SEK *
32175,00 SGD *
35100,00 AUD *
721800,00 TWD *
3232350,00 JPY *

Ended on 28 NOV 2022

* Exchange rates are referred to the auction ending date

LOT INFORMATION
DISTILLERY
SKELDON
AGE
32
VINTAGE
1973
COUNTRY
GUYANA
BOTTLER
VELIER
CLIMATE AGING
TROPICAL
METHOD
MOLASSES
BOTTLE SIZE
70 CL
STRENGTH
60,5%
NUMBER OF BOTTLES
544
PRODUCTION METHOD
COFFEY STILL
DESCRIPTION

Distilled in Coffey still in August 1973 and bottled at full proof in April 2005, this legendary rum was aged 32 years in Tropical weather.

 

Part of the legendary collaboration between Velier and Demera Distillers Ltd, Skeldon 1973 is the oldest Tropically aged bottle of the series.  

 

A real piece of history. One of 544 bottles.

 

THE BOTTLER

Velier was founded by the Chaix family in Genova in 1947 as a small traditional company specialised in the importation and distribution of wines, champagnes and spirits. In 1983, a young Luca Gargano, former brand ambassador for Saint James at that time, acquired shares in Velier. Under his influence the company began spacialising in the importation of outstanding spirits exclusively destinated to the Italian market. By the early 90s Luca heard about a legendary stock of Saint James rum dating back probably to 1885 and bottled in 1952. After a complex negotiation, he finally managed to acquire the entire stock. This was only the first of a list of legendary selections to come in the following years.



Please note: Due to the various ages of bottles and their seals, condition of liquid is at the buyer's discretion and no claim can be lodged against failure/leakage in transit. Please ensure that you undertake close up viewing/inspection prior to placing any bid. If you have questions beyond the offered description and images, please click 'Ask a question' to make a specific enquiry or to receive more in-depth condition report. Lots will be sold as seen and described.

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