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I have a bottle of Five Douro Port from the 1927 Vintage. Top label base of neck says GENUINE PORT Imported from Portugal. The main label says FINE DOURO PORT, 2nd line - FIVE CROWN 3rd line-Port of the 1927 vintage 4th line-Grown only in the finest vineyard of the douro valley oporto 5th line- shipped by C.DA SILVA  alcoholic content 20% volume cont 1 pint 9 oz. level corked and back label intact as well states C.DA SILVA Oporto Portugal Imported & Distributed by Judge & Dolph ltd. Bottle and labels are above average condition. I am interested in putting it up for auction and am wondering what kind of value it has? Any information on this Port will be helpful. I have attached a few pictures along with this email.

Thank you for your time,

Can't tell from the pictures, because the bottle is very dark, what the fill is like on your bottle. That will be important to a potential bidder. It's not a great producer but it's a good vintage and very rare. If you can verify provenance (proper handling and storage storage conditions) it will be very advantageous. It could bring bids of $300 to $400 or perhaps more if it's verifiably pristine.  


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