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This time one of our readers writes:

I have acquired a sealed old bottle of Martell 3 star from my Grandad who passed away earlier this year.

I have seen on your website a similar bottle and have noticed that you offer a service where you may be able to give me more information for the bottle i have.

3 Star J & F Martell

The label reads:

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Very Old Pale Cognac
J&F Martell
Maximum Price 19/-Per Bottle
Contents are guaranteed pure grape brandy distilled in pot stills from wine produced exclusively in the cognac district of France,
(Signed) Martell & Co
Imported and distributed under the authority of his majesty’s government.
Produce of France 70% Proof


Cork of Martell cognac

Code in the bottom: (printed on reverse of label i think)
3-202A
Any information regarding the age or the value of this bottle would be gratefully received.

Than you for any further information about price, value or age. If the reader would like to sell the item, he has the opportunity to comment below.

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    Martell VOP *** from 1950s (Spring cap top)
    Level Good
    Labels OK
    Offer $175
    This is a 70cl bottle correct? Photo proportions look a little distorted but probably the camera lens.

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