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My grandmother is moving to a retirement home and while we were cleaning up her house my step-mother found an unopened still sealed 1969 Old Fitzgerald 6 year old whiskey in a "Sons of Erin" porcelain bottle.  Since my whole family is from Ireland she gave me the bottle.  I am not much of a whiskey drinker is the bottle worth anything or should I just display the porcelain bottle.

Thank you,


Hi Sean:

There is no real accrued value in this old bottle.

The whiskey inside is as good...or as the day it was bottled!

Keep it around for a conversation piece. If you're not much of a whiskey drinker, don't crack that seal. Oxidation is the enemy of any distilled product.

I hope that helped!


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Whiskey, or Whisky only please. Any questions regarding the distilling and consuming of Whiskey: rye, bourbon, or scotch. Wines and Brandy are out of my area. I can not value old bottles of whiskey. But generally, if you can find something similar on sale today, and your bottle seal is unbroken, that would be the current value.


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