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One of the bottles of Harewood rum that has sold at auction.
Sixteen mouldy bottles of the world's oldest rum have sold for a whopping £135,000 after they were discovered in the cellars of an British stately home.
The rum was made in Barbados 235 years ago then brought back to Britain, where it was a popular spirit in Georgian times, by aristocrat Henry Lascelles, the Earl of Harewood.
Amazingly the dust-covered bottles were only discovered in 2011, when Mark Lascelles, brother of the eighth Earl of Harewood, performed a stock check at the Grade II-listed property in Leeds.
The sale means each bottle of rum is worth £8,482, making it not only the oldest but also the most expensive rum in the world.