I am the most difficult to convince "customer", as I actually do consider acquisition of any piece of value, and not "just review them"...and this man has great work. I have to buy it if it is good, and appeals to me. Or I will feel that my collection will have a "hole" in it.
His prices are right, and he will do well.
Nothing wrong about evolution and derivation...Patek,AP, R&P, Dufour all have their strenght in consistent evolution...very strong, good value preservation.
Creation however, is for the high risk takers...Jackson Pollock is the best example here.