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Mike Smith ends his auction

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

After 33 years auctioning antiques for a living, Mike Smith conducted his last one Saturday night at the Washington County Fairgrounds.

“It’s time. I’m 66,” Mr. Smith told The Chronicle Saturday afternoon — but he readily acknowledges that what prompted the end of Cherry Tree Auctions is that demand for antiques has plummeted.

“The business is a shadow of what it used to be,” he …

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Our August 1 issue

Resort Real Estate / Lake George real estate keeps breaking records. Fort William Henry to turn Towers Hall into ‘Carriage House’ for weddings, arts. Mike Smith ends his auction. HF: Lewis Super closing Sept. 4, after 70 years. New Way Lunch 100th year party, Saturday. Owners close [forged] eatery ‘temporarily’ in Hudson Falls. Dan Nichols benefit at West Mountain Aug. 4. Hot button topics on Aug. 6 Glens Falls Planning

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