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Bottles of rare Scotch from same cask vie for million-$ record

A rare batch of 60-year-old whisky keeps aficionados in high spirits

Above: An auctioneer raises his gavel as a 60-year-old Macallan Valerio Adami 1926 sells for a record amount at Bonhams in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Oct 3.

Above: Close-up of the Macallan 1926, at the Bonhams sale in Edinburgh which has set a world record in sterling of £848,800.

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ANOTHER day, another million-dollar bottle of whisky.

Less than 24 hours after a 60-year-old Macallan sold for £848,800 (S$1.52 million) on Oct 4 at Bonhams in Edinburgh, auction-house rival Christie's unveiled a single malt from the same vintage which could crack the one...

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