A series for treasure seekers in which antiques professionals embark on a nationwide treasure hunt, scouring flea markets and antique shops for vintage valuables and selling their finds at auction in an engaging and friendly competition for profit and antiques acumen.
Market Warriors Previous Broadcasts
Antiquing In Burlington, KY (Episode #109H)
KQED 9: Mon, Oct 29, 2012 -- 9:00 PM
Miller, John, Bob and Kevin head out to Canton, Texas, home to First Monday Trade Days - a large outdoor monthly market with a mixture of antiques and new wares. The challenge to find authentic Mission Oak furniture amid the recently made crafts puts one picker up against the clock. Off-screen host Mark L. Walberg injects quick wit and a collector's know-how as the pickers scour the market for key finds, which include a pair of Knoll Chairs, a Bostrom Brady Surveying Tool and an antique document box. The winning picker is determined at A.N. Abell Auction Company in Los Angeles, California, where chosen items go under the hammer.
- KQED Life: Wed, Oct 31, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
- KQED Life: Tue, Oct 30, 2012 -- 8:00 PM
- KQED 9: Tue, Oct 30, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
Antiquing In Canton, TX (Part 1) (Episode #108H)
KQED 9: Mon, Oct 15, 2012 -- 9:00 PM
Miller, John, Bob and Kevin are off to the races at the Burlington Antique Show in Burlington, Kentucky, where they visit a well-known gem of a market. The pickers are challenged with discovering unique lighting among the 200 vendors.A pair of mid-century lamps invites some conversation. Off-screen host Mark L. Walberg points out notable picks that include a Marilyn Monroe thermometer, a pair of mid-century modern chairs and a chrome headboard. Their finds are auctioned at A.N. Abell Auction Company in Los Angeles.
- KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 6:00 PM
- KQED Life: Wed, Oct 17, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
- KQED Life: Tue, Oct 16, 2012 -- 8:00 PM
- KQED 9: Tue, Oct 16, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
Antiquing In Pasadena, CA (Episode #107H)
KQED 9: Mon, Oct 8, 2012 -- 9:00 PM
Miller, John, Bob and guest picker Bob Cirillo head west to the world-famous Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, for the monthly flea market. This week, the pickers are challenged to find Native-American wares. One of the pickers uncovers a piece with a questionable past (one buys a forgery that's surrendered to the US Government). Some notable picks include a Whitney Houston collectible, leather gauntlets and Picasso dominos. The finds are auctioned at Baker Auction in Denver.
- KQED Life: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
- KQED Life: Wed, Oct 10, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
- KQED Life: Tue, Oct 9, 2012 -- 8:00 PM
- KQED 9: Tue, Oct 9, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
Antiquing In Brimfield, MA (Episode #104H)
KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 6:00 PM
Miller, John, Bob and Kevin head to the Brimfield, Massachusetts, home of the largest outdoor market in the world. The pickers struggle to find the right items to sell at Cowan's Auction in Cincinnati, Ohio. As part of the challenge this week, the pickers are teamed up and tasked with finding art glass among the market's 6000 vendors. Some notable picks include examples of Bohemian art glass, a vintage scale and a handmade dollhouse.