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Glenury Royal 1953 50 Year Old / Bottle No.1

Lot: 274543
Glenury Royal 1953 50 Year Old / Bottle #1
Glenury Royal 1953 50 Year Old / Bottle #1
Glenury Royal 1953 50 Year Old / Bottle #1
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Winning Bid: £14,000

Glenury Royal 1953 50 Year Old / Bottle No.1

Distillery:
Glenury Royal
Age:
50 Year Old
Vintage:
1953
Region:
Highland
Bottler:
Official
Cask Type:
N/A
Bottle Strength:
42.8%
Bottle Size:
70cl
Distillery Status:
Closed

Glenury Royal 1953 50 Year Old / Bottle No.1

Glenury Royal is so-called due to its earliest proprietor, Captain James Barclay, being a close friend of King William IV. The distillery is one of many picked up by DCL (now Diageo) during an era of optimism in the mid-20th century, before being closed down in the early 1980s after a market downturn created an oversupply. Indeed, Glenury closed in 1985 and was subsequently demolished. As such, official bottlings are rare. Rarer still are those bottled under the Downie and Garron brand names.

This spectacular sherried 1953 vintage was bottled as a 50 year old.  

Bottle number 1 of 498.

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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.

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