The American market again looked to be on the upswing, while U.K.-based sales struggled to keep up.

Over the past few months, the U.S. market has continually shown itself to be on the rebound. Early spring sales returned more positive results, with a number of locations in March and April seeing both final totals and average prices per car either match or surpass the marks set in 2009. However, the outlook was not as rosy on the other side of the Atlantic, as the U.K. market again appeared to be struggling, with fewer consignments and lower final totals, each of which suggest that collector confidence, at least in the European market, is still being affected by

the recent global economic crisis.