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Wine/Australia VC winners SVN port collection


Can you please give me a rough value of a four (4) crock port collection featuring Simpson, Badcoe, Wheatley and Payne the four Victoria Cross recipients in the SVN conflict. Thank you.

Hi George,

I'd need to know the maker before I could even guess the value of these but commemorative bottlings are always a volatile market as collectors are sometimes willing to pay a premium over intrinsic value, but not always.

I suggest you ask Langton's ( to suggest what catalogue figure they'd put on them as potential auction entries, but don't forget to allow for their commission.




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