These whiskies were produced following the Queen's coronation in '53 with the three colours (Emerald, Ruby and Sapphire) used to symbolize the Imperial (State Crown. The 21 salute refers to the tradition of firing cannons as a mark of respect to dignitaries etc. An older bottling (Imperial units 70° proof = ; 26.66 Fl. Oz. = 757ml place this to late '60s) of this unusual luxury blended dram. Presented in an Emerald Spode ceramic flagon (decanter), then wrapped in an Emerald velvet opera bag, plus tag. No box.