In May, a rare, 60-year-old Macallan whiskey sold at for $1.01 million at Bonhams Hong Kong, setting the record for the world's most expensive bottle of whiskey sold at auction. Hours later, another rare Macallan 1926 fetched $1.1 million at the same event.
Sotheby's New York is looking to break that record on Oct. 13 with the auction of The Macallan 1926 60 Year Old 750 ml. bottle of whiskey with a limited Peter Blake designed label. It's expected to fetch up to $1.2 million, the highest estimate ever placed on a bottle of wine or whiskey, according to Sotheby's.