Last Updated on 5/27/2006 by bidz

Bottle of 1865 Chateau Lafite sells for record $111,625

Financial News – Yahoo! Finance
Friday May 26, 2006

“A double magnum of 1865 Chateau Lafite sold for a record $111,625 at auction, Sotheby’s said.

The bottle, which was the oldest in a sale by one owner, was purchased by a European private collector over the telephone, for an average price of $4,650 a glass, the auction house said. The price was nearly triple the highest presale estimate.”

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