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Auction Index Drops 16 Percent in Second Quarter

Issue: September 30, 1999

September 30, 1999 Auction Index Drops 16 Percent in Second Quarter London sees brunt of decline; domestic prices for red Burgundies and 1961 Bordeaux soar By Peter D. Meltzer T he Wine Spectator Auction Index fell 16 percent in the second quarter of 1999, though that does not suggest that fine wine sales were stagnant.

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