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In 1976 my husband "drove" a bathtub from San Pedro to Catalina to raise money for the "Jerry Lewis Telethon." He was sponsored by our local Escondido Jaycees. When he made it to Catalina, the official "greeter" of Catalina gave him a certificate that we took to a liquor store where we exchanged the certificate for a beautiful gold bottle of Riise Finest Cream Sherry blended and bottled by Sanchez Romate Hnos. (Jerez de la Frontera-Spain). Is this bottle of unopened Sherry worth anything?
Thank you for your time,
Vicki Gustine

Hi Vicki,

That's an interesting story but I don't think it adds much to the resale value of the bottle, which I'm afraid you may find difficult to sell as I doubt if the potential offer price would reach the minimum thresholds set by auction houses and merchants.

Sorry but I can't see any value in this.




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