A friend called and suggested that my last blog was offensive to the buyer of the pair of consoles that sold for $637,200. Antiques can be looked at objectively and that is what I was doing in my blog. I further suggested that my two pairs of consoles are better than those two. I still do.
I use my blog competitively. When pieces at auction make huge prices, more than the article might cost in a shop somewhere, I make note of it. This is one of those instances. I think the buyer could have done better coming to my shop.