And just another Napoleon by E. Piercel De Saint-Jacques. In this case it’s a little bit younger and the bottle is located in Dover, New Haven, USA.

What does the reader tells us about this bottle? “Given to me by my father about 30 years ago. I’ve kept it in my wine cellar since then and always wondered what it’s history was.”

(If you also have a Cognac bottle you would like to sell, or you need information about age or value – send us photos and information, just submit: Use this form – but please be aware: if you don’t follow the steps precisely, we will not publish your bottle.)

photo 2Bottle

The label reads: Upper label: Has five stars in a circular label

Main Label:
Cognac Napoleon
E. Piercel De Saint-Jacques 40

E. Villome, Cour Crepier – Paris Produce of France

Imp. Girotypo – 92 Bagneux

Tax labels, revenue, signs or similar: None noted.
Wire wrapped about bottle with wax sealant about the top mostly missing.


How has the bottle been stored:

  • In a cellar

Some more information about the bottle:

  • Wax seal is about to fall apart


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 Napoleon by E. Piercel De Saint-Jacques.

Please make your offers, ask questions or inform us about this bottle – give your opinion.

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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Jacki has been with Cognac Expert from virtually the beginning. She's the senior editor of the blog, and has spent much of her life living in rural France. Today she's based back in the UK, where she splits her working life between writing for Cognac Expert and working as a Paramedic at a large regional hospital.


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    can you add a picture of the capsule from the top and other side please

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    3 stars is vs type. your 4 stars vsop type your cost is about $40 ..if u wana sell it.. send me you email

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    I have an 1888 Piercel Fine Armagnac – seem Piercel was rather a merchant than a dealer. Does anyone know something about this company?

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