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    Howard Hughes (90+) vintage liquor bottles. (ca. 1930s-40s) Vintage original large collection of (90+) liquor bottles from Howard Hughes personal wine and spirits cellar at the Howard Hughes Headquarters located at 7000 Romaine St. in Los Angeles. In the era of high Hollywood glamour, California's own Gatsby was the symbol of success and the American dream of wealth and power. As a mover and shaker, Hughes kept a well stocked bar. These relics include (10) Minerva Distilled London Dry Gin bottles in boxes with Los Angeles, California seals, (18) Hiram Walker's Dry Martini Cocktail 4/5 qt. bottles, (2) wax sealed bottles of Cointreau, (7) White Rock Sparkling Mineral water bottles, (2) Angostura Bitters bottles, (33) Miscellaneous bottles unknown, (5) Ballantine's Scotch Whisky, (1) Canadian Club Whisky, (7) Pommery Champagne bottles, (12) Fleischmann's Gin bottles, (3) Van Merritt Beer bottles (1) Coon Hollow Whiskey bottle, (2) Old Forester Whiskey bottles, and (16) Canadian Club Whiskey bottles dated 1938 on the seal. Bottles in various states of age and wear with some labels damaged, peeling and deteriorated, and some labels in vintage very good to fine condition. This collection was present at the Howard Hughes Headquarters located at 7000 Romaine St. in Los Angeles at the time of Hughes' death and was sold with the property. It has remained with the owner of the building since.

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    December, 2018
    11th Tuesday
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