5 unopned bottles for Jim Beam from the 70's

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5 unopned bottles for Jim Beam from the 70's

Unread postby brownfamily » Sat Jul 23, 2011 6:33 pm

I have 5 of these bottles and wanted to see if they are worth anything at all and if I could even open one up and drink it? They have been stored in a basement since the 70's and have just now made a car to my home. Three of the bottles have fish on them. Trout, Bass, and Marlin. The other has the name of Frederic Remington with a man on a horse and says it is 10 years old from 1979. If that is true and I am looking a bottle of bourbon that is 42 years old. That is really cool! The other is a Tiffany Jim Beam Poodle Decanter I think is 1971. All are unopened. Here is a link to see a photo of them. Any information would be greatly appreciated!

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee13 ... 1/BEAM.jpg
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Re: 5 unopned bottles for Jim Beam from the 70's

Unread postby Bourbon Joe » Mon Jul 25, 2011 1:57 pm

These were quite common in the 70's. They don't bring too much on E-Bay so I suggest you drink them. The bourbon inside IMO is better that what you can buy from Beam today.
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Re: 5 unopned bottles for Jim Beam from the 70's

Unread postby vince » Mon Jul 25, 2011 4:11 pm

I have one of the bass bottles and I agree with Joe, they don't fetch much on ebay . I opened mine and am really enjoying the bourbon inside. It is much fuller and more complex than the current Jim Beam Black IMO.
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Re: 5 unopned bottles for Jim Beam from the 70's

Unread postby brownfamily » Tue Jul 26, 2011 7:57 pm

Thanks! I thought maybe because they where not open one of them would be worth saving. I am going to start with the marlin and save the horse for when my son graduates one day!
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Re: 5 unopned bottles for Jim Beam from the 70's

Unread postby FreshBoat » Sun Mar 11, 2012 2:47 pm

BrownFamily.... If you haven't opened any of these yet, I'd be happy to negotiate a price. We had these bottles unopened and recently broke the entire collection. I'm interested in the marlin and bass one I think (one is blue and one is white.)

Thank you in advance.
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