Lot 65 (Wines, Spirits & Cigars, 24th November 2016)
Sold for £7,300
Bottle of Royal Welsh Whisky from the Welsh Whiskey Distillery, circa 1900, the label reading: 'As Supplies to HM the Queen and HRH the Prince of Wales' and 'It is distilled with the greatest possible care from malt only and is absolutely pure, connoisseurs pronounce it quite unique and as a wholesome stimulant it is very highly recommended, together with certificate of analysis on label from the Principal of the Liverpool College of Chemistry. Proprietor William Owen, White Lion Royal Hotel, Bala, North Wales'. Together with a Royal Welsh Whisky poster depicting Welsh lady in landscape with banner and distillery location details, framed and glazed photograph of a whisky cask filled with Welsh whisky from the first distillery, erected in the Principality which was sent by gracious permission to Her Majesty the Queen at Windsor Castle, February 25th, 1891, by A & G Taylor, photographers to the Queen, with special Royal Warrant stamp and address, Welsh Whisky pamphlet detailing the history, photograph of the collection of whisky bottles, the current vendors parents owned, and letters detailing how the current owner's father purchased the whisky for £5.00 a bottle in the late '60s after seeing a newspaper article, (attached).