More and more, we seem to be living in a binary world. The 2017 Scottsdale auctions clearly reflected this. The one-percenters were decidedly glum this year (with a few exceptions) while 30-percenters seemed positively exuberant. Unofficial numbers show about $259 million this year versus $250 million last year.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2017/01/24/tale-of-two-scottsdales