Nice article, as always, thank you! Being myself (mostly) an art dealer I've used A LOT auctions for my 26+ years of selling art. When it comes to domains I have never sold one at auction and for a very specific reason. Domains (with the exception of a small amount) are not really liquid assets. I strongly believe they are much better sold via direct sale. Ha.com (a classic auction house that I've been using for many years for my art/collectible business) tried to bring domain auctions mainstream but without much success. I still see every domain auction as a "wholesale" sale. Just my 2 cents.