(CNN) – A bottle of whiskey sold for $ 1.9 million October 24, exploding records – again.
Macallan Fine and Rare 60-year-old 1926 became the most expensive bottle of wine or liquor ever auctioned.
Distilled in 1926, the highly sought after bottle comes from box number 263. Of the 40 bottles drawn from the coffin, only 1
"The flow in the auction room was palpable," said Sotheby's Spirits specialist Jonny Fowle in a statement. "It was a joy when the hammer fell on Macallan Fine and Rare 1926, in what must be one of the most exciting moments in the history of whiskey sales."
700 ml bottle contains about 45 slices with 15 ml each, distributing to about $ 42,000 dollars for its lucky new owners.
Macallan in 1926 was the hero of the auction, which contained more than 460 bottles of Scotch from the private collection of a connoisseur. The entire collection was sold for a total of $ 10 million in sales for Sotheby's first single-owner whiskey collection.
The auction included many other rare vintages, all from the collection of a single person.
A famous batch
Cask 263 has become a multi-million dollar bid for the Scottish distillery and produced some of the most sought after bottles ever hit the auction block.
The contents were bottled in 1986 after maturing for six decades in European Oak at Macallan Distillery near the River Spey in Scotland.
Bunken 263 has produced six bottles of recordings from the beginning of 1986 when one sold in New York for $ 6,411, setting the Guinness record for "The World's Most Expensive Spirit."