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The Proof is in the Proofing Marks by wchurst
Until 1980, many countries had their own methods of calculating the alcohol content of various spirits, and these would often be displayed on the bottles with rather similar (yet often confusing) markings... Until the late 1970's, there were 3 major variations of alcohol content markings in use on bottles: In the UK a format known as the Sikes scale was often used, with alcohol contents being ...
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Still good, as are the others...see my answer on the Chartreuse for more info! Cheers, Walter C Hurst
by wchurst - 41 minutes ago
Adam, Good to know your bottle still has it's labels & tax stamp intact, and in good condition...But, the condition of the contents (Clarity & Fill-level) is a bit more important in ...
by wchurst - 43 minutes ago
jtliny, As long as the content levels have not dropped below the shoulders (for a long period) these are all fine to consume...Unlike wines, "distilled spirits" hold their integrity alot ...
by wchurst - 52 minutes ago
Thank you for taking the time to evaluate my post kind sir. I really, really appreciate it. I just let my father know and after all of these years of doubting him he finally has what I will ...
by schima1 - 54 minutes ago
Valuations on bottles are a combination of "condition" factors (Seal, Labels & Tax Stamps, Contents Levels & Clarity): Collectors are interested in much more than just an unbroken seal, so ...
by wchurst - 58 minutes ago
Bill,It would be nearly impossible to date your tax stamp with only the Serial #...As Serial #'s are often reused, with each design change in the Tax Stamp itself - So your serial number ...
by wchurst - 1 hour ago
I have an unopened 1953 Cusenier 4 chamber apricot/Kimmel/cacao/freezomint bottle is it still good and what would be the value? ...
by jtliny - 3 hours ago
I have a 1976 gallon glass bottle of Calvert Extra whiskey. It is in the original box, still has the seal intact and comes with a pump that is also still in original plastic. What would ...
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