uncle jimmys port

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uncle jimmys port

Post by dazman65 » 10:37 Fri 15 Apr 2016

I some vintage bottles of port for sale they are very dusty and have been stored in a garage included are : 4 no cockburns 1963 / cockburns 1974 / 6 no sandemans 1963 / 7 no croft 1963 if anyone is interested or has any tips on cleaning and selling these bottles please let me know

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Re: uncle jimmys port

Post by AHB » 13:14 Fri 15 Apr 2016

First of all, I would recommend NOT cleaning the bottles. People who buy these old ports don't mind dust and dirt and you risk damaging labels or bottles if you clean them.

Secondly, are you able to post pictures of the bottles you are looking to sell. If we can get an idea of the condition they are in, we might be able to give you some guidance as to the best way to sell them and a rough idea of the net you can expect to receive.

And lastly, let us know roughly where you are so we can hopefully direct you to a local route to sell the bottles.
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Re: uncle jimmys port

Post by jdaw1 » 14:14 Fri 15 Apr 2016

Also, you might want to read our Standard advice to would-be vendors.

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Post by dazman65 » 18:57 Mon 18 Apr 2016

AHB wrote:First of all, I would recommend NOT cleaning the bottles. People who buy these old ports don't mind dust and dirt and you risk damaging labels or bottles if you clean them.

Secondly, are you able to post pictures of the bottles you are looking to sell. If we can get an idea of the condition they are in, we might be able to give you some guidance as to the best way to sell them and a rough idea of the net you can expect to receive.

And lastly, let us know roughly where you are so we can hopefully direct you to a local route to sell the bottles.


Thanks for the tips i will take some pictures and post them on here soon

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Post by dazman65 » 15:22 Thu 21 Apr 2016

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photos of port stored in Kent Kind regards

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Post by jdaw1 » 00:01 Fri 22 Apr 2016

The pictures are, ahem, rather small. Please upload the original full-size camera pictures.

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Re: uncle jimmys port

Post by dazman65 » 16:03 Mon 25 Apr 2016

try again
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Re: uncle jimmys port

Post by LGTrotter » 18:53 Mon 25 Apr 2016

Thank you for the pictures. Roughly where are these bottles in the UK?

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Re: uncle jimmys port

Post by dazman65 » 23:09 Mon 25 Apr 2016

Maidstone in Kent I also have 4 others
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Re: uncle jimmys port

Post by griff » 13:39 Thu 28 Apr 2016

Some lovely bottles there. There would be some concern with the levels however as it suggests that they would have been subject to some temperature variation over the last 50 or so years.

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Re: uncle jimmys port

Post by AHB » 06:41 Fri 29 Apr 2016

You might get an offer to buy these bottles from someone on this forum. If you don't get any expressions of interest over the next few days then post a message back in this thread and we'll give you some guidance as to how you could go about selling them.
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