Old Parr Circa 1920

Old Parr Circa 1920
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Old Parr Circa 1920Old Parr Circa 1920Old Parr Circa 1920
Winning bid: £350.00
Lot number: 064-3521

Created by the Greenlees Brothers of London in 1909 Grand Old Parr whisky, named after the famous Thomas Parr, who was claimed to have lived to the age of 152, was an immediate success.

In 1919 the company merged with Alexander & Macdonald under the watchful eye of Sir James Calder who acquired both companies at roughly the same time.

The Greenlees brothers were part owners of the Hazelburn distillery, at one point the biggest distillery in Campbeltown, and the distillery was sold to White Horse in 1920. By that time a blending plant had been established in London and 1925 the Macdonald Greenlee was taken over by DCL.

The label on this bottle states that it has been bottled in Argyleshire and is a Pure Malt Pot Still Highland Whisky which leads us to believe this whisky hails from around 1920.

No ABV / No volume stated

Please note the condition of the label that have disintegrated and with it the stated ABV and volume of bottle.

Please examine all images of the lot, any packaging and labels carefully and satisfy yourself as to their condition before making a bid.

Featured in: The 64th Auction (July 29 – August 7, 2016)
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