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Antique Spirits

Our collection of Antique Spirits offers a fascinating glimpse into the past, featuring bottles from famous brands such as Jim Beam and Benedictine to forgotten historic producers lost in the mists of time.

With some of the collection dating back to the 1920s, this is a chance for serious collectors or those who are simply curious about these old bottlings to explore and own a piece of spirit history.

The vast majority of these spirits are fully drinkable, allowing connoisseurs to determine how famous brands have changed over time, and cocktail enthusiasts to create the most authentic period drinks possible.

Most bottles are in truly excellent condition considering their age, with intact seals and clean, clear labels. Some of course have suffered minor damage over their long lives and if this is the case we have endeavoured to let you know the exact condition.

Of course these are very much one-off products, and many are highly sought-after and increasingly valuable. We’ll be adding new bottles to the site as we discover them, so keep checking back for new arrivals. If you would like more details about a particular bottle, or would like us to try to source a specific one for you, do let us know.

If you are looking to add a particular bottle to your collection or you’re after a unique and intriguing gift, delve into our substantial range of Antique Spirits and discover the drinks of times past.

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A very old, 1970s Eau de Vie from Francois d'Argeys. This is a crisp, refreshing, colourless spirit, distilled from Quetsch plums from Alsace.  More info
$155.93
Italian liqueur made with alpine herbs. The picture on the bottle also looks suspiciously like a set from the Harry Potter movies, although this bottle pre-dates those films by many decades. We place...  More info
$292.37
Fremy Fils produced this bottle of Chesky Liqueur Exquise all the way back in the 1940s. "Chesky" is a portmanteau of "Cherry" and "Whisky", so it is perhaps unsurprising that this is a cherry...  More info
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$292.37
Named after the best instrument ever created (or at least the loudest which is practically the same thing), this is an antique bottle of Freund Ballor Gong, an Italian Amaro liqueur made with herbs...  More info
$233.90
Bottled in 1963, this is a very rare and "slightly alcoholic" - according to the label - aperitif-style drink from Freund Ballor. It is an Amaro - a bittersweet Italian herbal concoction - and it was...  More info
$233.90
This is a rare 1950s bottle of Frédéric Bernard Fine Grande Liqueur, produced in Dijon, France. It's got a picture of (who we assume to be) Fréd on the label, look quite pious indeed.  More info
$233.90
This is would appear to be a cocktail of kirsch (distilled cherry spirit)and whisky made in Germany in the 1970's. Weird and wonderful stuff!  More info
$155.93
The label may be faded, but Otto Prince von Bismarck's finely sculpted moustache shines through. A rare and only slightly ominous looking 1960s bottling.  More info
$194.92
An antique bottle of herb-infused liqueur, perhaps similar to Elixir di China. We believe this China Calisaia to contain cinchona, one of the major ingredients in Elixir di China, so it could be quite...  More info
$584.75
This is a delicious banana-flavoured liqueur from G. Monfrino, a Turin-based Italian company. Beautifully packaged, made in the 1950s.

Please note that the label does not state the volume or ABV of...  More info
$292.37
A very classy bottle of Kirsch, made by G. E. Massenez is France during the 1970s. However, my handwriting is just as squiggly, but because it's not on an antique bottle of cherry flavoured brandy...  More info
$155.93
As David Bowie never said: "Blue, blue, electric blue. That's the colour of my... Gabriel Boudier Curaçao". This bottling is from the 1980s, so Bowie was once again ahead of his time when he didn't...  More info
$77.97
Galdino Caselli produced this bottle of Liquore Prugna (plum liqueur) at some point between 1949 and 1959. The Italian distillery is still producing liqueurs today, and even still use the logo in the...  More info
$292.37
Galliano - 1960s
(75cl, 40%)
Produced in Italy in the 1960s, this is a rare bottle of Galliano L'Autentico - a classic spiced liqueur made to a recipe which was created in 1896 by Arturo Vaccari of Tuscany.  More info
$155.93
Galliano Liqueur, made with citrus, vanilla, anise and ginger, from the 1970s. It comes in the classic tall, slender bottle.  More info
$155.93
A 1990s bottling of Galliano Liqueur. Unfortunately over the years, someone or something (possibly a ghost?) has ripped the label a bit, so now it looks like "Gal Iano" Liqueur. Which isn't actually a...  More info
$38.98
This bottle of anise flavoured liqueur from Galliano was produced in the 1970s in Italy. Very collectible and always an eye-catcher, these bottles. Over 30 years old and it remains in great condition...  More info
$77.97
A very distinguished looking bottle of Gallo Sambuca from 1949-59. A rare, dark sambuca that sits in waiting for a brave soul to release it from its glass chamber and unleash it upon the night.  More info
$292.37
Produced in Italy's lovely Piedmont region, this is a very rare and highly collectible bittersweet herbal liqueur from the Gambarotta company. It is an Amaro - an Italian digestive.  More info
$194.92
This is a rare and highly collectible digestive liqueur from Italy (known as an Amaro). This was made by the Gambarotta company, based in Italy's Piedmont region, and it was made there in the 1970s.  More info
$155.93
This is an old edition of Gancia Americano - a rich vermouth made with gentian, wormwood, bitter orange and a selection of wine and Eastern spices. Very good in a variety of cocktails, this was...  More info
$146.19
A fabulous collectible item from the 1960s, this bottle of Gancia Americano Aperitivo is rare and hard to find.  More info
$233.90
Gancia Aperitivo - 1949-59
(100cl, 18.50%)
Aperitivo from long ago! This ancient bottle from produced by Gancia in Piedmont at some point between 1949 and 1959. It is a pity that they have not continued to use the same font for their logo any...  More info
$233.90
A fantastically well preserved 1970s bottling of Gancia Aperitivo, an Italian liqueur that apparently some people add to milkshakes!  More info
$155.93
A 1960s bottling by the Gancia company of their delightful Aperitivo Americano Oro.  More info
$233.90

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