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Vintage watches are suddenly claiming top lot honors at several auctions recently, says Expert Kathy Flood. A recent eBay sale of a circa-1870 gold pocket piece from Boston's E. Howard & Co. Blew its $19.99 list price out of the water to sell for $18,766 after it was discovered in a forgotten drawer.
Kathy Flood surveys America's top auction houses to see where antique jewelry’s been and where it’s heading. See why vintage watches and large diamonds remain strong sellers.