Here comes a Martell Cordon Argent Cognac that one of our readers from Minnesota, USA sent us.
The Reader writes “My mother died a year ago, and this bottle was found in her basement. It belonged to my Grandfather, who died in 1988. When he died, she brought it home, and now it’s mine. I would like to know the year, and the value of this bottle.”
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The label reads: Front label:
Very Fine Liqueur Cognac Brandy
J & F Martell
Cognac Cordon Argent
4/5 Quart Martell x B 80 Proof
Cognac – France
Produce of France
Sole distributors in the USA
Browne Vintners Co., Inc.
The contents of this bottle are the natural product of wine produced and distilled in the cognac district of France and accompanied at the time of importation by the acquit regional jaune d’or issued by the French government.
Martell x B
Cognac – France
Tax labels, revenue, signs or similar: Red tape over the top, reads US Internal Revenue, Distilled Spirits, Browne Vintners Co., Inc., New-York, NY, 4/5 quart, number 3115504 and then one more digit that may be a 0, then a tear where there may have been one more digit.
Small square stamp reads: State of Florida, Alcoholic Beverage Tax, 43 2/5C, with the state seal and a Director’s signature.
There is a Martell ribbon on the front under the label and a seal. The seal is stamped with MARTELL CA.
The bottle is imprinted with: “Federal law forbids sale or reuse of this bottle” and “Martell & Co., Cognac, France”, and “Bottle made in France”.
How has the bottle been stored:
- In a cellar
- Up-right standing
Some more information about the bottle:
- Everythings seems fine
The level of the cognac: Into neck: this means the level of cognac is still in the upper bottle neck, normal
Our reader would like to sell this bottle of Martell Cordon Argent Cognac.
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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