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Laurence Martin from "Baggage Battles" stars in the Travel Channel reality series.

Laurence Martin became an avid collector at a very young age beginning with antique ephemera, postcards, stamps and anything with a postal history. He even had his own museum when he was just a school boy. Together with his wife of 21 years, Sally Martin, Laurence continues to collect and buy to this day. The couple has co-owned Studio Antiques in El Segundo, California, since 1987. Laurence's specialty in the antique
Laurence Martin in "Baggage Battles"
Laurence Martin Baggage Battles
business is his keen skill in spotting a unique or rare item that others tend to overlook. He is known in the industry as being slightly eccentric and an "Andy Warhol type."

Before owning Studio Antiques, Laurence spent 20 years in the aerospace industry as a scientific engineer and designer. He studied at Bournemouth College in Bournemouth, England, and has always been an avid traveler spending time in countries including China, Australia and Mexico. As a part of making his avocation his vocation, Laurence spent over ten years importing containers of antiques from across the globe for Studio Antiques.

Laurence and Sally have been featured as regular appraisers on A&E's "Storage Wars" and have also appeared in the one-hour special, "Storage Wars: Unlocked." With their strong partnership, business sense and years of experience, Laurence and Sally Martin are leads in Travel Channel's "Baggage Battles" on which they travel the world with other auction specialists looking to snatch up unclaimed personal property in an attempt to turn huge profits.


Where does Laurence Martin live? Find out here.

Current Residence: El Segundo, CA
Wife: Sally Martin

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