The Whiskystats Price Update for August 2021

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    WhiskystatsWhiskystats
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    August brought solid value gains for many of the most collectable whisky brands. Macallan leads the way while we focus on those whiskies that were jus…
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    #46826
    alan scottalan scott
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    Johannes,
    Interesting work on the unsold bottles. Do you have a split between unsold at any price and unsold at reserve price. I assume 95% of them will be unsold at reserve price.
    Your plan to look at unsold bottles on a per bottles basis looks interesting.
    I think you’d need to compare the reserve price to a fair value price to decide if the reserve was too high or the bottle was falling out of fashion.
    Keep up the good work.
    Alan

    #46875
    WhiskystatsWhiskystats
    Keymaster

    Hi Alan,
    from the 129 unsold lots at WhiskyAuctioneer, all had a reserve price.
    SWA only started to publish whether or not an unsold lot had a reserve, so will need to check on that.
    We currently do not know the exact reserve price, since this is not published information.

    Best wishes,
    Johannes

    #46905
    alan scottalan scott
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    Johannes,
    Thank you for that information. With a minimum bid level of £15 or £20 I would expect all bottles without a reserve to sell as this is about the price of a bottle of whisky retail.
    I did some work a year or so ago on Scotch Whisky Auctions looking at similar bottles on sale in the same month with and without reserves.I found that bottles with a reserve on average achieved a lower selling price than those without a reserve.
    Cheers
    Alan

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