who said VCs weren't doing well at auctions?

The Geneva auctions over the week end showed a "pick up" of VC in the auction market, well not all VCs but the more exceptional/rare models. Christie's auction will be held today but meanwhile here are some of the higher results:

Antiquorum 8-9 May
Lot 489:  ref 4938 in YG yellow and white gld case with cloisonné enamel duial representing a mermaid: sold CHF 100,800
who said VCs weren't doing well at auctions?
Sotheby's May 9

Lot 43: Jubilee 1755 in platinum (one of the rare modern VCs whose resale price has always been at list or higher) sold for CHF 43,700who said VCs weren't doing well at auctions?


Lot 186:  A tourbillon pocket watch with Guillaume balance awarded 1st prize at the Geneva Observatory trials in 1932: Sold for CHF80,500 (photo can be found on the Sotheby's web site, I didn't manage to copy/paste)
and amid greece financial crisis. :) nt.
05/10/2010 - 13:08
nt.
Re: who said VCs weren't doing well at auctions?
05/17/2010 - 01:07
Never a bad thing, and always welcome of course, to have some support for the head (read 'wife'), to offset the desire from the heart... or something like that. I am not very poetic - I hope you get the drift though.