Harry E Wilken 1917 American Medicinal Spirits Company Prohibition Era Bourbon 1 Pint

Harry E Wilken 1917 American Medicinal Spirits Company Prohibition Era Bourbon 1 Pint
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Harry E Wilken 1917 American Medicinal Spirits Company Prohibition Era Bourbon 1 PintHarry E Wilken 1917 American Medicinal Spirits Company Prohibition Era Bourbon 1 Pint
Winning bid: £1500.00
Lot number: 089-1983

A one-pint bottle of Special Old Reserve Bourbon whiskey produced by Harry E Wilken and bottled by The American Medicinal Spirits Company.

This whiskey was distilled in 1917 and bottled in 1932 while Prohibition was still in force, making it a piece of whiskey history. Although the production and sale of alcohol was illegal in the United States at this time, certain companies were allowed to distil spirits for 'medicinal purposes'.

Distilled: 1917

Bottled: 1932

100° Proof / 1 pint

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Featured in: The 89th Auction (August 24 – September 2, 2018)
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