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Madison, WI - Hour Three (Episode #1409#)

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 25, 2014 -- 4:00 AM

In Madison, AR visits a one-of-a-kind Wisconsin wonder with appraiser Noel Barrett: The House on the Rock, built on and around a chimney rock and filled to the rafters by its eccentric owner with antiques and collectibles. Highlights include an intricately carved turn-of-the-century Japanese bamboo sculpture; the happy marriage of Edwardian natural pearl earrings elongated with Art Deco pendants; and a massive oil painting by noted 19th-century California painter Thomas Hill, purchased at a church rummage sale for $25 and valued at $60,000 to $80,000.

Finders Keepers (Episode #1720H)

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 25, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

Tucked behind a fireplace, buried in a cotton field, mistaken for insulation in the ceiling of a basement ... some treasures show up where you least expect to find them. In this special, AR shines a spotlight on items whose discovery was a happy accident. Examples include a formerly buried Weller Coppertone vase that the guest almost tripped over, valued at $2500 to $3000, and a collection of Cole Porter and Monty Woolley letters, appraised for $ 50,000 to $70, 000, that were saved from the dumpster in true trash-to-treasure fashion.

Madison, WI - Hour Three (Episode #1409#)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 24, 2014 -- 10:00 PM

In Madison, AR visits a one-of-a-kind Wisconsin wonder with appraiser Noel Barrett: The House on the Rock, built on and around a chimney rock and filled to the rafters by its eccentric owner with antiques and collectibles. Highlights include an intricately carved turn-of-the-century Japanese bamboo sculpture; the happy marriage of Edwardian natural pearl earrings elongated with Art Deco pendants; and a massive oil painting by noted 19th-century California painter Thomas Hill, purchased at a church rummage sale for $25 and valued at $60,000 to $80,000.

Finders Keepers (Episode #1720H)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 24, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

Tucked behind a fireplace, buried in a cotton field, mistaken for insulation in the ceiling of a basement ... some treasures show up where you least expect to find them. In this special, AR shines a spotlight on items whose discovery was a happy accident. Examples include a formerly buried Weller Coppertone vase that the guest almost tripped over, valued at $2500 to $3000, and a collection of Cole Porter and Monty Woolley letters, appraised for $ 50,000 to $70, 000, that were saved from the dumpster in true trash-to-treasure fashion.

Miami Beach, Fl - Hour Three (Episode #1503H)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 24, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Host Mark L. Walberg meets appraiser Eric Silver at Miami's Wolfsonian Museum to examine its large collection of World's Fair objects - from souvenir ash trays to Fair objects to spectacular works of fine art. Highlights include a rare, Qing Dynasty (early 18th century) vase; a 1956 Gretsch Chet Atkins Model 6120 guitar; and a charming oil painting by popular Victorian artist John George Brown, valued at $40,000 to $50,000.

Madison, WI - Hour Two (Episode #1408H)

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 23, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

In Madison, Wisconsin, AR investigates the shocking heist of artifacts from the archives of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Highlights include photos of the owner's family taken by noted American photographer Edward Weston in the late 1930s or early 1940s; a table crafted for the owner's parents circa 1956 by mid-century-modern master furniture maker George Nakashima; and an ornate silver, enamel and turquoise-studded exhibition piece, crafted by Tiffany for the 1893 Columbian Exhibition in Chicago.

Miami Beach, Fl - Hour Three (Episode #1503H)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 23, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

Host Mark L. Walberg meets appraiser Eric Silver at Miami's Wolfsonian Museum to examine its large collection of World's Fair objects - from souvenir ash trays to Fair objects to spectacular works of fine art. Highlights include a rare, Qing Dynasty (early 18th century) vase; a 1956 Gretsch Chet Atkins Model 6120 guitar; and a charming oil painting by popular Victorian artist John George Brown, valued at $40,000 to $50,000.

Madison, WI - Hour Two (Episode #1408H)

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 18, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

In Madison, Wisconsin, AR investigates the shocking heist of artifacts from the archives of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Highlights include photos of the owner's family taken by noted American photographer Edward Weston in the late 1930s or early 1940s; a table crafted for the owner's parents circa 1956 by mid-century-modern master furniture maker George Nakashima; and an ornate silver, enamel and turquoise-studded exhibition piece, crafted by Tiffany for the 1893 Columbian Exhibition in Chicago.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 21, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Miami Beach, Fl - Hour Three (Episode #1503H)

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 18, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

Host Mark L. Walberg meets appraiser Eric Silver at Miami's Wolfsonian Museum to examine its large collection of World's Fair objects - from souvenir ash trays to Fair objects to spectacular works of fine art. Highlights include a rare, Qing Dynasty (early 18th century) vase; a 1956 Gretsch Chet Atkins Model 6120 guitar; and a charming oil painting by popular Victorian artist John George Brown, valued at $40,000 to $50,000.

Madison, WI - Hour Two (Episode #1408H)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 17, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

In Madison, Wisconsin, AR investigates the shocking heist of artifacts from the archives of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Highlights include photos of the owner's family taken by noted American photographer Edward Weston in the late 1930s or early 1940s; a table crafted for the owner's parents circa 1956 by mid-century-modern master furniture maker George Nakashima; and an ornate silver, enamel and turquoise-studded exhibition piece, crafted by Tiffany for the 1893 Columbian Exhibition in Chicago.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 21, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Miami Beach, Fl - Hour Three (Episode #1503H)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 17, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

Host Mark L. Walberg meets appraiser Eric Silver at Miami's Wolfsonian Museum to examine its large collection of World's Fair objects - from souvenir ash trays to Fair objects to spectacular works of fine art. Highlights include a rare, Qing Dynasty (early 18th century) vase; a 1956 Gretsch Chet Atkins Model 6120 guitar; and a charming oil painting by popular Victorian artist John George Brown, valued at $40,000 to $50,000.

Miami Beach, Fl - Hour Two (Episode #1502H)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 17, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

In Miami Beach, Florida, host Mark L. Walberg is beachcombing for tips from appraiser Kevin Zavian about how to buy and sell gold. Highlights include an archive of correspondence and photos, circa 1965, marking the friendship between a cigar-loving Winston Churchill and the guest's Cuban great aunt and uncle; a stunning 1908 example of New Orleans' Newcomb College pottery; and an heirloom collection of vintage diamond rings and a necklace, estimated to be worth $80, 000 to $100,000.

Knoxville, Hour Three (Episode #1821H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 16, 2014 -- 7:00 PM

AR stops in Knoxville, Tennessee, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser John Buxton visit the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture to talk about prehistoric Native American stoneworks. Highlights include a third edition of Gone With the Wind with a false inscription; signed Muhammad Ali training shoes that are appraised for $15,000 to $20,000; and a Cartier sapphire and diamond ring that was purchased at a Knoxville estate sale for less than $15,000 and is now valued at $40,000 to $60,000.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 17, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

Madison, WI - Hour One (Episode #1407H)

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 16, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

AR's visit to Madison, Wisconsin, includes a detour with appraiser Wes Cowan to the Wisconsin Dells to discuss the late 19th-century stereoscopic photography of H.H. Bennett that made the Dells famous. Highlights include an heirloom Art Deco charm bracelet with a possible connection to John D. Rockefeller; an heirloom 1938 Martin D-18 guitar, highly coveted by folk and bluegrass musicians; and an angry 1976 letter from Frank Sinatra to Chicago Daily News columnist Mike Royko, auctioned off for charity by Royko and now worth $15,000.

Miami Beach, Fl - Hour Two (Episode #1502H)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 16, 2014 -- 11:00 AM

In Miami Beach, Florida, host Mark L. Walberg is beachcombing for tips from appraiser Kevin Zavian about how to buy and sell gold. Highlights include an archive of correspondence and photos, circa 1965, marking the friendship between a cigar-loving Winston Churchill and the guest's Cuban great aunt and uncle; a stunning 1908 example of New Orleans' Newcomb College pottery; and an heirloom collection of vintage diamond rings and a necklace, estimated to be worth $80, 000 to $100,000.

Madison, WI - Hour One (Episode #1407H)

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 11, 2014 -- 4:00 AM

AR's visit to Madison, Wisconsin, includes a detour with appraiser Wes Cowan to the Wisconsin Dells to discuss the late 19th-century stereoscopic photography of H.H. Bennett that made the Dells famous. Highlights include an heirloom Art Deco charm bracelet with a possible connection to John D. Rockefeller; an heirloom 1938 Martin D-18 guitar, highly coveted by folk and bluegrass musicians; and an angry 1976 letter from Frank Sinatra to Chicago Daily News columnist Mike Royko, auctioned off for charity by Royko and now worth $15,000.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 14, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Miami Beach, Fl - Hour Two (Episode #1502H)

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 11, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

In Miami Beach, Florida, host Mark L. Walberg is beachcombing for tips from appraiser Kevin Zavian about how to buy and sell gold. Highlights include an archive of correspondence and photos, circa 1965, marking the friendship between a cigar-loving Winston Churchill and the guest's Cuban great aunt and uncle; a stunning 1908 example of New Orleans' Newcomb College pottery; and an heirloom collection of vintage diamond rings and a necklace, estimated to be worth $80, 000 to $100,000.

Madison, WI - Hour One (Episode #1407H)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 10, 2014 -- 10:00 PM

AR's visit to Madison, Wisconsin, includes a detour with appraiser Wes Cowan to the Wisconsin Dells to discuss the late 19th-century stereoscopic photography of H.H. Bennett that made the Dells famous. Highlights include an heirloom Art Deco charm bracelet with a possible connection to John D. Rockefeller; an heirloom 1938 Martin D-18 guitar, highly coveted by folk and bluegrass musicians; and an angry 1976 letter from Frank Sinatra to Chicago Daily News columnist Mike Royko, auctioned off for charity by Royko and now worth $15,000.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 14, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Miami Beach, Fl - Hour Two (Episode #1502H)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 10, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

In Miami Beach, Florida, host Mark L. Walberg is beachcombing for tips from appraiser Kevin Zavian about how to buy and sell gold. Highlights include an archive of correspondence and photos, circa 1965, marking the friendship between a cigar-loving Winston Churchill and the guest's Cuban great aunt and uncle; a stunning 1908 example of New Orleans' Newcomb College pottery; and an heirloom collection of vintage diamond rings and a necklace, estimated to be worth $80, 000 to $100,000.

Miami Beach, Fl - Hour One (Episode #1501H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 8, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

From Miami Beach, Florida, AR revs up for its 15th anniversary season premiere. Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Karen Keane scout for mid-century modern bargains at some of Miami's antiques and thrift shops. Highlights include a rare 1960 re-release movie poster for the iconic biker film The Wild One, starring Marlon Brando; a George Ohr vase with a surprising secret; and a 1940s mobile by Alexander Calder - grabbing the number two spot in the list of all-time highest value AR appraisals at $400,000 to $1,000,000!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 10, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Atlantic City, NJ - Hour Three (Episode #1406H)

KQED 9: Fri, Nov 7, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Where better for AR and appraiser Kevin Zavian to dive into the subject of pearls than at Dock's Oyster House in Atlantic City, New Jersey? Highlights include a fanciful circa 1900 folk art sculpture; a 1934 New York Yankees team-signed baseball; and an early 20th century landscape painting by George Bellows, one of America's greatest artists, passed down in the Bellows family and valued at $ 150,000.

Naughty Or Nice (Episode #1420H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 6, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

This AR special edition makes a list and checks it twice. Enlivening the year-end holiday season, this lineup of favorite appraisals from past seasons will satisfy everyone's wish list. Highlights include: an 1863 Temperance lithograph illustrating the evils of imbibing spirits; a letter from Gerald Ford, written when he was House Minority Leader, to his kindergarten teacher in Michigan who called him "naughty little Gerry Ford"; and a dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in the film Some Like It Hot that was so tight she had to be sewn into it, valued at $150, 000 to $250,000.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 7, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

Atlantic City, NJ - Hour Three (Episode #1406H)

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 4, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

Where better for AR and appraiser Kevin Zavian to dive into the subject of pearls than at Dock's Oyster House in Atlantic City, New Jersey? Highlights include a fanciful circa 1900 folk art sculpture; a 1934 New York Yankees team-signed baseball; and an early 20th century landscape painting by George Bellows, one of America's greatest artists, passed down in the Bellows family and valued at $ 150,000.

Miami Beach, Fl - Hour One (Episode #1501H)

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 4, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

From Miami Beach, Florida, AR revs up for its 15th anniversary season premiere. Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Karen Keane scout for mid-century modern bargains at some of Miami's antiques and thrift shops. Highlights include a rare 1960 re-release movie poster for the iconic biker film The Wild One, starring Marlon Brando; a George Ohr vase with a surprising secret; and a 1940s mobile by Alexander Calder - grabbing the number two spot in the list of all-time highest value AR appraisals at $400,000 to $1,000,000!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 10, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Atlantic City, NJ - Hour Three (Episode #1406H)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 3, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

Where better for AR and appraiser Kevin Zavian to dive into the subject of pearls than at Dock's Oyster House in Atlantic City, New Jersey? Highlights include a fanciful circa 1900 folk art sculpture; a 1934 New York Yankees team-signed baseball; and an early 20th century landscape painting by George Bellows, one of America's greatest artists, passed down in the Bellows family and valued at $ 150,000.

Miami Beach, Fl - Hour One (Episode #1501H)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 3, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

From Miami Beach, Florida, AR revs up for its 15th anniversary season premiere. Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Karen Keane scout for mid-century modern bargains at some of Miami's antiques and thrift shops. Highlights include a rare 1960 re-release movie poster for the iconic biker film The Wild One, starring Marlon Brando; a George Ohr vase with a surprising secret; and a 1940s mobile by Alexander Calder - grabbing the number two spot in the list of all-time highest value AR appraisals at $400,000 to $1,000,000!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 10, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Jacksonville, Hour Three (Episode #1824H)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 3, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

AR stops in Jacksonville, Florida, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Arlie Sulka visit Flagler College to look at Louis Comfort Tiffany stained glass windows. Highlights include a NASA "Mercury 7" signed photo, ca. 1960, that was gifted to the guest by her Air Force father-in-law; an 1862 Abraham Lincoln signed document, given to the guest's great-great-great-uncle by Abraham Lincoln as part of a commission to abolish slavery and is now valued at $50,000 to $75,000; and a Tiffany & Co. gold necklace. ca. 1875, with strong Japanese influences and appraised for $55,000 to $60,000.

Knoxville, Hour One (Episode #1819H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 2, 2014 -- 7:00 PM

AR is in Knoxville, Tennessee, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Ken Farmer head to the Museum of Appalachia to discuss Appalachian musical instruments. Highlights include a Tiffany pottery vase, circa 1905, that was purchased at an estate sale for $75 and is now valued at $9000 to $12,000; a shoe belonging to Robert Wadlow, the tallest human recorded in history; and a Chinese gilt bronze Amida Buddah, circa 1550, that is unusual in size and is appraised for $40,000 to $60,000.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 3, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

Atlantic City, NJ - Hour Two (Episode #1405H)

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 2, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

In Atlantic City, New Jersey, AR and appraiser Andy Ourant dip into a discussion of the market for swimsuit-clad, early 20th-century bisque figurines, known as bathing beauties. Highlights include: a collection of Enrico Caruso memorabilia brought by his grandson; a dress by noted Italian designer Fortuny, purported to have been worn by American modern dance legend Isadora Duncan; and a pair of heirloom boxwood and ivory figurines estimated to be worth $50,000 to $75,000, but if confirmed to be 18th-century originals by sculptor Simon Troger, could be worth $400,000.

Jacksonville, Hour Three (Episode #1824H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 1, 2014 -- 3:00 PM

AR stops in Jacksonville, Florida, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Arlie Sulka visit Flagler College to look at Louis Comfort Tiffany stained glass windows. Highlights include a NASA "Mercury 7" signed photo, ca. 1960, that was gifted to the guest by her Air Force father-in-law; an 1862 Abraham Lincoln signed document, given to the guest's great-great-great-uncle by Abraham Lincoln as part of a commission to abolish slavery and is now valued at $50,000 to $75,000; and a Tiffany & Co. gold necklace. ca. 1875, with strong Japanese influences and appraised for $55,000 to $60,000.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 2, 2014 -- 11:00 AM
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