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Toys on the Move: Mechanical Tin Lithographs

    Wind-up tin lithographs are wonderful examples of the type of collectible toys that clients bring to Mark Lawson Antiques. The most common kinds that we see are automobiles, motorcycles, amusement park rids, popular entertainment characters, and robots. Wind-up […]

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Malta Community Center Spring Antiques Appraisal Show

Mark Lawson of Mark Lawson Antiques will talk about antiques, appraisals, and the ins and outs of downsizing at the Malta Community Center on Saturday May 6, 2017. Learn more about the constantly changing trends in the antiques world, and […]

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Thoughts on Settling an Estate

Settling an estate or thinking of having an estate sale? Here’s some of what we have learned: We have helped literally thousands of people over the last 25 years taking care of or resolving issues related to settling an estate. […]

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Serving Up Local History: Saratoga Chips

The holiday season is upon us! As our thoughts turn towards warm gatherings of friends and families around the table, let’s take a look at Saratoga Springs’ most famous family recipe: the Saratoga chip. The history of Saratoga chips is […]

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Appraisal & Buying Event at the Amsterdam Century Club

Come see us Saturday, November 5th, 2016 at the Century Club of Amsterdam for an Appraisal & Buying Event. Discover the value of that family heirloom, the mysterious painting that has always been on the wall or the old sword […]

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Looking at Coins: Pre-1964 US Silver Coins

When helping clients settle an estate or prepare for an estate sale, the most common type of collectible coins we see are American silver dollars, half dollars, quarters. and dimes. The United States has been minting and issuing its own official […]

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