How to collect whisky bottles

 

There are several people who create and unusual hobby of accumulating old whisky bottles. This is a interest that can prove to be very lucrative later on provided if the correct choices have been made. Collecting old bottles of whisky could be a slightly difficult obsession, especially if you want returns on your investment as it can be hard to predict which bottle of whisky will fetch a good cost. Collecting aged bottles of whisky is actually more a matter of curiosity and pride and these enthusiasts almost value their belongings like gold.

Many people want to collect whisky bottles as it might be perceived as an eclectic add-on for their bar or home. There isn’t a huge initial investment that you need to put in when you wish to begin your own vintage whisky bottle collection. All that’s necessary to prepare for is actually good quality old scrounging around to be able to get classic bottles at a good cost. This may seem hard to do but is actually not as difficult as it sounds.

The first place to begin your collection of vintage whisky is to begin browsing some antique shops. Some people avoid vintage stores because they feel that everything you will see extremely expensive and expensive. Nevertheless, in truth you will get a few splendid offers at antique stores. You might be surprised to find a true enthusiasts pride sitting on some shelf or cabinet of a non descript vintage shop.

Another place to test are good thrift stores. A thrift shop is a place where you can get a multitude of vintage containers at relatively inexpensive costs. Another good place to start looking for vintage whisky containers is at flea markets. Flea markets are places where you’ll be surprised to find just about anything. You can be certain of being able to find a vintage whisky bottle on the market or even a quirky bottle at the flea market just by keeping your eyes open.

 

You may also very easily get hold of the right vintage whisky bottles sitting at home. There are a number of auction sites that will give you the option of purchasing whisky bottles on the internet. The good news about these websites is that they’ll give you all the details that you need regarding the bottle. When there is any kind of historical significance that’s associated with the bottle, you may be sure of getting that piece of information readily.

When you are looking at collecting old whisky bottles you need to first start taking care of bottles which are well known and also have been broadly created. Bottles of J&B, Jack Daniels, Jonnie Walker are fairly easy to obtain. If you’re a more serious collector then you can look at containers that come from the pre prohibition period. The bottles that have been produced pre 1920’s are extremely prized and can sit very proudly on your collection space. Before beginning your collection get ready as you will need a fair amount of patience to be able to build an enviable collection.