Japanese Kariuzawa 1960 whisky will lead January 22 sale

A bottle of Kariuzawa 1960 50-year-old will lead an auction of fine whiskies at Bonhams Hong Kong on January 22.

1960 whisky Karuizawa
1960 Karuizawa whisky is hugely popular with collectors

The lot is expected to make £13,000-18,000 ($19,052-26,380).

It's one of a number of Japanese whiskies offered in the sale, including several bottles from Hanyu Ichiro's ever popular card series.

A bottle of Kariuzawa 1960 aged for 52 years (one of only 41 bottles) sold for $118,500 at Bonhams last year - setting a new record for a Japanese whisky at auction.

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