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My Dad has a bottle of Maker's Mark, it is a Special Bicentennial Edition, from 1976. Red, White, & Blue label, unopened. He asked me to try to find out the value of this collectible bourbon. I have searched online to no avail. Any help would be appreciated.

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HI Derrick:

It's not the bourbon that is collectable, it's the bottle.

The bourbon is worth whatever it is on the shelf today if it is still sealed.

As far as the bottle goes, you put it on ebay or craigslist for 4-8 times what the bourbon is worth, and that depends on how serious and anxious you are to sell it,  and you start the haggling.

I hope that helped!

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Ralph Onesti

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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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Engineering studies at Temple University and Drexel U.

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