tedster - 5:37 pm on Jun 15, 2012 (gmt 0)
Yes - at least historically, those links should count from a noindexed page. Only a "nofollow" should wipe them out.
However, I wouldn't be surprised if Google is damping their effect now, or making even stronger changes to what they've done in the past. The details of that "reasonable surfer" model are still a bit of a mystery.