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100-year-old whisky for auction

Springbank whisky
The half bottle of Springbank was distilled in 1900

One of the world's rarest half bottles of whisky is expected to fetch up to £6,000 when it is auctioned in Glasgow next week.

The bottle of Springbank was distilled by J & A Mitchell & Co Ltd in 1900 and drawn in 1927.

Other rare brands going under the hammer include Macallan, Dalmore, Talisker, Bowmore and Highland Park.

The rare whisky sale at McTear's Auctioneers is scheduled to go ahead on 3 February.

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