Martell Cognac Bottle

One of our readers from New York, USA has this Martell Cognac Bottle to offer.
He writes: “My father was given several cases of Martell as Christmas Presents over a few years during the early 1960’s. He enjoyed a few bottles and the rest have been sitting there ever since. He died in 1985 and I just recently came to stay with my mother who is now 87 years old and found them again.”

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Front of Bottle with Label

The label reads: I have included photos which are far more accurate than I could be. However, it reads from top to bottom; Martell, Fondee en 1715, J&F Martell, Congnac, 4/5 Quart, 80 prooof
Product of France, Produced and Bottled in Congnac France, Sole Distributors for the USA, The Jos. Garneau Co
New York, N.Y.

Tax labels, revenue, signs or similar: I have included a photo but it says on one side “US Internal Revenue Tax Paid, The Jos. Garneau Co, Louisville KY. and on the other side it says S Internal Revenue Distilled Spirits with number 289820658

Label

How has the bottle been stored:

  • In a dry place
  • In a cellar
  • Lying on its side

Some more information about the bottle:

  • Everythings seems fine

Left Side of Bottle showing tax stamp

The level of the cognac: High shoulder or top shoulder: the level of cognac has reached the upper curve of the shoulder

Our reader would like to sell this Martell Cognac Bottle.

Please make your offers, ask questions or inform us about this bottle – give your opinion. Buyers please note: We do not accept simply pasting your email address into the comments – please make an offer first; then later on we will connect buyer and seller. Thank you.

Buyers please note: We do not accept simply pasting email addresses into the comments – please make an offer first; then later on we will connect buyer and seller. Thank you.

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1 Response

#1 Michael on Jan 14, 2014, says:

This style bottle was introduced by Martell in 1968 – It is a 3-star cognac. Unfortunately not worth a lot. I have a few bottles myself and I paid $60 each for them. You may be able to get $75…
Do you have the boxes? That adds some value. A full case would sell for $800-$900.

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