Recently came to know that the collection of old wines and spirits in your cabinet is actually worth quite a lot of money? As you may already know, aged spirits, especially if they are in their original condition and in a full collection, can be very expensive and worth a fortune of you find the correct buyer. There are so many people out there who collect such items and are willing to bid a fair price, but there may be those who will try to convince you that your collections is not worth much and buy it off for a fraction of what it is actually worth. Here are a few tips if you are trying to find a trustworthy buyer for your expensive bottles of liquor;
Have an Idea of the Value for Yourself
Before you let a buyer make a bid, it would be beneficial to know for yourself how much the bottles are worth. Unless you have been interested in fine liquors for a long time, you may not have a clue as to how valuable or not your old spirits collection might be. However there are experts in this field and you can get one or more opinions from them in order to find out how much this collection can yield for you. You can also do a bit of research online to get a rough idea. Especially if you are hoping to sell vintage brandy, it would be very advantageous to know a price range that the collection is expected to be sold for.
Do a Thorough Background Check
Before you hand over your precious liquor collection, it makes sense to have several options of buyers so that you can select the one that bids the best price. Also, make sure you find out all you can about the individual or company to whom you are planning to sell the best vintage brandy, cognac, whiskey or any other type of alcohol. It should be a genuine collector; a party that has good intentions of buying your stock for either their personal collection or for legal resale.
Get in Touch with other Sellers
If it is a possibility, it is good to get in contact with a few others who are selling or have previously sold old liquor collections. Since each collection may be different based on the type of spirit, country of origin, age, condition, etc. you might have to consult with as many people as you can if you are really interested in finding the most approximate value of your collection. Previous sellers would have more experience in this regard, and may even be able to provide you with some important information and advice. They may even be able to recommend reputed buyers for your consideration.