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$1.3 million bottle of vodka stolen from Copenhagen bar

WATCH ABOVE: Thieves make off with $1.3 million bottle of vodka.

Copenhagen police are investigating the theft of a bottle of vodka that is claimed to be the world’s most expensive at $1.3 million.

Police investigator Knud Hvass says it is too early to say whether the perpetrator of the theft at the Cafe 33 bar had broken in or had used a key.

Nothing else was stolen.

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Hvass said Wednesday police were notified of the theft on Tuesday.

Denmark’s TV2 says the bottle of Russo-Baltique is made of 3 kilograms (6.6. pounds) of gold and the equivalent amount of silver with a diamond-encrusted cap.

An undated photograph of the bottle of Russo-Baltique vodka which was stolen from Cafe 33 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
An undated photograph of the bottle of Russo-Baltique vodka which was stolen from Cafe 33 in Copenhagen, Denmark. EPA/brian ingberg

Bar owner Brian Ingberg whose bar has 1,200 vodka bottles, told Denmark’s Ekstra Bladet tabloid that the bottle resembles a vintage car front.

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Ingberg said the bottle was uninsured and on loan from a Russian businessman.

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