Edward Roberts International Wine Auction Sets Five World Records

Edward Roberts International wine auction realizes $700,000 selling 97% of the offered lots.

(PRWEB) June 14, 2005 -- The May 21st Edward Roberts International Fine and Rare Wine Auction was an unprecedented success setting World Records for 1975 (6 bottles for $10,925), 1980 (6 bottles for $19,550) and 1981 (8 bottles for $19,550) Romanee-Conti as well as for 1980 Domaine de la Romanee-Conti la Tache (9 bottles for $9200) and for a Double Magnum of 1971 Domaine de la Romanee-Conti Grands-Echezeaux which sold for $7475. Other rarities were hotly contested as well including a Magnum of 1950 Chateau Petrus which sold for $11,615 and 5 bottles of 1982 Chateau Petrus which sold FOR $11,500. Attendees at the sale included renowned French artist Guy Buffet.

Edward Roberts International was formed in 2001 as a unique specialty auction company focusing on traditional live auctions augmented by absentee and real time internet participation of select collectibles including Fine and Rare Wine, Vintage Motorcycles and Bicycles, Best and Bespoke Shotguns / Antique Firearms, Fine and Rare Watches, and Musical Instruments. They currently hold live auctions in Chicago and San Francisco. Their Specialists are all highly regarded in their areas of expertise and offer professional appraisal services and collection consultation.

Notable consignments for upcoming Fall 2005 auctions are currently being accepted. For further information or to submit a list of property for preliminary appraisal please visit www.eriwine.com or contact 847.295.8696 or e-mail protected from spam bots.

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