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    Sale 12233

    Fine and Rare Wines from The Avery Family Cellar

    20 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 617

    Natural Port Circa 1880
    Re-corked by Whitwhams, original cork attached. Wax capsule. Labelled. Level base of neck (1)
    Justerini and Brooks Port 1927
    Believed Quinta do Noval bottling. Embossed, damaged wax capsule. No label. Level below low-shoulder. Good colour (1)
    Unknown Vintage Port Bel 20's/30's
    One damaged wax capsule, one remains of wax capsule. No labels. Levels: one low, one below low-shoulder, with signs of seepage
    (2)
    Averys of Bristol, Finest Reserve 1963
    Embossed metal capsules. No labels. Levels: one base of neck, one top-shoulder (2)
    Fonseca 1963
    Embossed, damaged metal capsule. No label. Level into neck (1)
    Averys of Bristol, Armagnac Exceptional Selection 1935
    65 Proof. Corroded capsule. Bin-soiled label, partly detached. Level: 5cms below base of cork (1)
    Massandra, Ayudag Cahors 1933
    Corroded capsule. Level base of neck (1)

    9 bottles per lot

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    MIXED LOTS, VINTAGES 1880-2001
    Natural Port Circa 1880
    Re-corked by Whitwhams, original cork attached. Wax capsule. Labelled. Level base of neck (1)
    Justerini and Brooks Port 1927
    Believed Quinta do Noval bottling. Embossed, damaged wax capsule. No label. Level below low-shoulder. Good colour (1)
    Unknown Vintage Port Bel 20's/30's
    One damaged wax capsule, one remains of wax capsule. No labels. Levels: one low, one below low-shoulder, with signs of seepage
    (2)
    Averys of Bristol, Finest Reserve 1963
    Embossed metal capsules. No labels. Levels: one base of neck, one top-shoulder (2)
    Fonseca 1963
    Embossed, damaged metal capsule. No label. Level into neck (1)
    Averys of Bristol, Armagnac Exceptional Selection 1935
    65 Proof. Corroded capsule. Bin-soiled label, partly detached. Level: 5cms below base of cork (1)
    Massandra, Ayudag Cahors 1933
    Corroded capsule. Level base of neck (1)

    9 bottles per lot


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