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Glenfiddich Special Pure Malt circa 1930s-40s

Lot: 220135

Glenfiddich Special Pure Malt circa 1930s-40s

Winning Bid: £5,300
(Reserve has been met) This lot currently has: 30 bids

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Glenfiddich Special Pure Malt circa 1930s-40s

Glenfiddich was an early advocate of the single malt Scotch category, and their faith is rewarded today by being one of the best-selling Scotch brands in the world. The distillery was built by William Grant in 1886, distilling its first spirit on Christmas day the following year. Today it is still part of the family-owned, William Grant & Sons. They became the first distillery to actively market their single malt brand in 1963, and were the first to open their facility to visitors. Glenfiddich was an important trailblazer in the whisky industry, who's contribution cannot be forgotten. The scale of their operation today is a testament to this. 

A spectacular old example of Glenfiddich single malt whisky. This dates from a period when whisky was rarely bottled in this way, with the market favouring and dominated by blended Scotch. Efforts to market Glenfiddich as a single malt were intensified in the 1950s and 1960s, but they had been bottling it as such since the turn of the 20th century. The Glenfiddich label has change several time over the years, with the style presented here used in the period between around 1910 up until the 1950s. 

This example dates from around the 1930s or 1940s, and is sealed with a cork stopper and William Grant & Sons coat of arms embossed in the capsule. 

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