1 bottle mackie's ancient brand. bottled 1940s for us market. white horse distillers. spring cap with branded foil seal. federal law glass moulding on rear of bottle. in original cardboard presentation box. 4/5 us quarts. 86 us proof. level base of neck. some wear to box appropriate to age but overall remarkable condition for age. mackie's was a small brand from the white horse stable, the main constituent malt of which was the fabled malt mill; a distillery within lagavulin that operated between 1908 and 1962. there have been a few examples of mackie's appearing on the market over the years but this is by far the most pristine example we've ever seen; particularly the filling level which sits almost into the neck. being bottled in the 1940s this would have contained a significant proportion of malt mill, possibly higher than 50%. these bottles are incredibly hard to find and rarely appear in auction.Read More
1 bottle Mackie's Ancient Brand. Bottled 1940s for US market. White Horse Distillers. Spring cap with branded foil seal. Federal law glass moulding on rear of bottle. In original cardboard presentation box. 4/5 US Quarts. 86 US proof. Level base of neck. Some wear to box appropriate to age but overall remarkable condition for age.
Mackie's was a small brand from the White Horse stable, the main constituent malt of which was the fabled Malt Mill; a distillery within Lagavulin that operated between 1908 and 1962. There have been a few examples of Mackie's appearing on the market over the years but this is by far the most pristine example we've ever seen; particularly the filling level which sits almost into the neck. Being bottled in the 1940s this would have contained a significant proportion of Malt Mill, possibly higher than 50%. These bottles are incredibly hard to find and rarely appear in auction.
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