Does anyone know the approximate value of this decanter. In the 1970s and 1980s, it released a range of ceramic decanters, all depicting the bird its famous bourbon was named after the wild turkey. Bourbon whisky wild turkey ceramic decanters prices. Austin nichols ceramic creation liquor bottle, wild turkey 101 proof, 8 years old. With artistic noncatalogesque fullcolor bottle photography and. Tour an oddball collection of midcentury bourbon decanters. It was lying there exposed next to two other ceramic decanters of wild turkey bourbon. An unauthorized collectors guide schiffer book for collectors.
Different from the group as this will be listing products and year of release. Wild turkey is a brand of kentucky straight bourbon whiskey distilled and bottled by the wild turkey distilling co, a division of campari group. The distillery is now the home of wild turkey bourbon. You just dont find these outside a private collection this was made to copy a ship captains decanter. The truth is for every unicorn that is impossible to find there is one that is easy to find and affordable. This is in the form of a turkey with a maroon head.
Wild turkey 1980 baccarat crystal commodores decanter. How much is wild turkey commodores chest and baccarat. Made in the 1970s these decanters from wild turkey distillery in lawrenceburg, ky are getting harder and harder to find. Leaching of lead into whiskey from ceramic decanter glazing. Also included are bottles by wild turkey, lionstone, potters, kontinental. By the 1970s, the decanter helped create a unique collectors market that is still very alive today. They are basically doing the same thing as beam, heaven hill, wild turkey, ect.
Set of eight large wild turkey decanters for sale at 1stdibs. In stephen kings book it, when asked what the bar whiskey is. What is my wild turkey austin nichols limited edition whiskey. The filson historical society real costumes, fantasy costumes, school. Austin nichols began to bottle wild turkey in 1942. Expert advice for locating and calling big gobblers the complete hunter 9780865730625. A collection of four ceramic wild turkey decanters. Getting to the brand we know and love today took the merging of three different timelines. The distillery is located near lawrenceburg, kentucky.
The ripys began a long tradition of bourbon production on the site and their whiskey was chosen from a list 400 bourbons to represent kentucky at the 1893 worlds fair. Starting in 1971, wild turkey released turkey decanters annually. All are in the boxes, one box is torn a little by the top from trying to get it out to take the picture. Violence, naked force, has settled more issues in history than has any other factor, and the contrary opinion is wishful thinking at its worst.
Each head separates from the body to reveal a pour spout. What is my wild turkey austin nichols limited edition. Unfollow wild turkey decanters to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Political figures, entertainers, historical figures, sports figures, and every. A very rare old wild turkey in a handsome wedgwood crystal decanter. Wild turkey or poult whiskey decanter austin nichols in the 1970,s decanter collector, bird lovers, whiskey lovers limited series hodgepodgevintageus from shop hodgepodgevintageus. I would say 200 for three is an excellent deal and i would jump on that if i could, but i love dusty turkey. Sep 06, 2012 does anyone know the approximate value of this decanter. Avon decanter product information manufacturer avon asin b01jepmov4 unspsc code 53000000. One of a family, one of a business and one of a location. At long last, here is the figural whiskey decanter reference youve been asking for. Wild turkey 8 year old marroon head turkey empty decanter. I have 5 1970s vintage wild turkey decanter that are unopened i considered selling but gave up on.
Wild turkey whiskey timeline whiskey id identify vintage. What is a wild turkey limited edition miniature decanter. With this one purchase my wild turkey preference shot from admirer to fan boy. This reference page is just an interim until the website has been built. How much is wild turkey commodores chest and baccarat bottle.
Wild turkeys for sale, illinois, iowa, missouri and minnesota. Violence, naked force, has settled more issues in history than has any other factor, and the contrary opinion is. All are in the boxes, one box is torn a little by the top from trying to. Wild turkey head stock photos download 2,746 royalty. Maybe an auctionbuyer had lifted it out of its cradle to take a closer look, to ensure that the birds head wouldnt go toppling to the floor as. See todays wild turkey decanters for sale, best offer and auction. It is the turkey with skunks decanter and the stamp on the bottom reads. Each of the bottles featured a wild turkey in various poses. The 8 year old 101 proof contents were absolutely amazing. In 2011, a thread began on addressing leaching of lead into whiskey from ceramic decanter glazing. We actually got a bottle today in carmel, ca while on vacation. Bourbon whiskey history, timeline and important events. Part history, part appreciation, this book celebrates wild turkey bourbon.
Feb 04, 2020 by the 1970s, the decanter helped create a unique collectors market that is still very alive today. But theres an often misunderstanding on both the whiskey and what these are worth. Rare austin nichols wild turkey bourbon vintage liquor decanter no. The decanter is in very good vintage condition without chips or breaks. Unlike many brands, wild turkey kept the age statement and higher proof for a long time, which led to its perception of high quality. This ceramic decanter was designed by austin nichols for the wild turkey distillery in 1985. Maybe an auctionbuyer had lifted it out of its cradle to take a closer look, to ensure that the birds head wouldnt go toppling to the floor as the decanter was lifted by its belly. This is a rare, full, beautiful wild turkey baccarat crystal commodores decanter, and crystal stopper, with its original packing, and in its original heavy wood crate. Baccarat ultimate quality crystal stamped baccarat france. It offers tours and is part of the american whiskey trail and the kentucky bourbon trail. The most common wild turkey bottle material is glass. Wild turkey and bobcat porcelain figurine first edition 1985was available to the wild turkey fliers club members only. Wild turkey is known for being a favorite drink of journalist hunter s. Personalised the definition of bourbon contemporary engraved drink decanter bottle for bourbon lovers.
We cannot ship any of the decanters or collectors plates auction house can ship any items that will fit into a 12 x 12 x 8 or smaller box and weighs under 50 pounds. Thompson, and is mentioned in his 1972 book fear and loathing in las vegas as well as the film of the same name, and the 1973 book fear and loathing on the campaign trail 72. It has no box and is in good vintage condition with no cracks, scratches or chips. All were very intricate and colourful and nothing like a standard bourbon. Get the best deals on vintage wild turkey decanters when you shop the largest online selection at. My interest began with the purchase of a wild turkey lore decanter from 1980. The ages started to drop in the 1990s, and the proofs have only recently started to go down. Avon wild turkey decanter in original box wild country. Wild turkey bourbon special edition ceramic decanter, 3rd in the series issued in 1973, titled on the wing. For those of you hearing about this for the first time, ive written a book about wild turkey.
I would love to have one of these, please sign in as a member so you can receive private messaged. Austin nichols wild turkey and red fox decanter no. Usually the prices are anywhere from 170300 per decanter, depending on date released, and approx. There were four main series plus another in the late 1980s. Download 2,746 wild turkey head stock photos for free or amazingly low rates. Get the best deals on wild turkey decanter when you shop the largest online selection at. Stitzelweller, the progenitor to pappy, produced rip van winkle versions. Wild turkey liquor bottle decanter 1976 limited edition ceramics no. A bottle of wild turkey 8 year old 101 proof kentucky bourbon, presented in a wedgwood crystal decanter with stopper and corkscrew.
Austin nichols wild turkey liquor bottle decanter 1976. I had heard rumors of lead leaching into the spirit from the decanters glazing, but as a natural skeptic i dismissed the thought. In 1971, wild turkey released its first series of decanters. An empty decanter which once contained wild turkey 8 year old. Jul 07, 2011 my interest began with the purchase of a wild turkey lore decanter from 1980.
Wild turkey 8 year, 101 proof was the staple of the line for decades. Aug 11, 2005 this is for the wild turkey fans, like me. Wild turkey 101 proof liquor bottle limited edition porcelain wild turkey and skunks no. This series ran for 8 years, from 1971 through 1978. Auction house can ship either speedee or usps we cannot ship fedex or ups. It was in this year that the first jugs of bourbon were shipped from the ohio river ports. Super rare wild turkey 1955 crystal aniversary bottle 1955 1st one made by wt. Youll find new or used products in jim beam decanter on ebay. Both decanters are empty but an otherwise perfect condition. I had heard rumors of lead leaching into the spirit from the decanter s glazing, but as a natural skeptic i dismissed the thought. Wild turkey is a distillery with a long and storied history and home to the. New listing the spirit of 76 wild turkey decanter austin nichols turkey no. The austin nichols distilling co is the company behind wild turkey bourbon whisky.
Cork is broken but head still stays on the body, and opening has a small break, as shown in pictures. Unfollow decanters, wild turkey to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Over 1,600 figural whiskey bottles are shown, both vintage and contemporary, including complete collections of ski country, ezra brooks, and mccormick bottles. One reads, wild turkey kentucky straight bourbon whiskey 101 proof 8 years old 750ml bottled by the austin, nichols distilling co.871 1207 66 328 138 1126 81 1250 425 506 575 710 1116 1100 941 439 1351 1060 599 851 1118 1444 1156 1058 1042 1257 508 565 927 1181 433 129 1462 980 120 128 74 921 957 1446 560 936 822 1213 387 250