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Orlando, Florida - Hour Two (Episode #1205H)

KQED 9: Mon, Dec 24, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

In Orlando, Florida, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Ken Farmer visit the Mennello Museum of Art to see works by curmudgeonly St. Augustine folk artist Earl Cunningham. At the Orange County Convention Center, friendly throngs of guests share tales and treasures, including a valuable circa 1835 Regency-style etagere bought at a yard sale for $20; an animator's plaster model of Geppetto, created for the Disney movie Pinocchio in 1940; and a painting by Fern Coppedge - of the renowned early 20th-century Pennsylvania Impressionist school - given to the owner's grandfather in lieu of medical services and estimated to be worth $120,000 to $ 200,000.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 30, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 25, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

Palm Springs, California - Hour One (Episode #1301H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Dec 23, 2012 -- 6:00 PM

Host Mark L. Walberg opens the lucky 13th season in Palm Springs, California, with a mix of great good fortune and an equally staggering loss. At one extreme, experts discover the most valuable object ever appraised on the series: a 1937 painting by noted American abstract expressionist Clyfford Still - received as a housewarming gift - conservatively estimated to be worth $500,000. At the other, collector Jim McCarty invites viewers to join the hunt for stolen works from his private collection of California plein air paintings.

Baltimore, Maryland - Hour Two (Episode #1202H)

KQED Life: Sun, Dec 23, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Francis Wahlgren beckon AR fans to Baltimore, Maryland's Edgar Allen Poe House and Museum - where Poe composed some of his first short stories - to learn the tell-tale details that determine the value of Poe literary works. At the Baltimore Convention Center, appraisers usher in unique and personal finds, including a World Championship jacket worn by Colts legend Johnny Unitas; a rare 18th-century embroidered English men's vest; and a painting - nearly stepped on while its owner rummaged through an attic - by renowned impressionist landscape artist W. L. Metcalf, valued at $150,000.

Baltimore, Maryland - Hour One (Episode #1201H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Dec 23, 2012 -- 4:00 AM

Host Mark L. Walberg welcomes viewers to Baltimore, Maryland, as he and appraiser Wes Cowan wander the whimsical and elegant displays of the Ladew Topiary Gardens, on the lookout for unusual cast iron garden decor. At the Baltimore Convention Center, appraisers cultivate a striking array of treasures, including an elegant turn-of the-19th-century rock crystal watch with an 18th-century movement; an angelfish pin bestowed by Mark Twain on a member of his "Aquarium" group of young female prodigies; and a collection of four rare American Indian artifacts -a buffalo rawhide bag, an intricately beaded bag, an elk antler quirt with a buffalo hide lash and a delicately crafted elk horn scraper -valued at $130,000 to $200,000.

Cats & Dogs (Episode #1619H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Dec 23, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

Whether it's a ceramic dog or a painted cat, this special is chock full of appraisals featuring felines and canines - in sculpture, on canvas and in many other forms. Take a look at an original "Hush Puppy" mascot, dog portraits and one "naughty cat" bronze.

Baltimore, Maryland - Hour One (Episode #1201H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Dec 22, 2012 -- 10:00 PM

Host Mark L. Walberg welcomes viewers to Baltimore, Maryland, as he and appraiser Wes Cowan wander the whimsical and elegant displays of the Ladew Topiary Gardens, on the lookout for unusual cast iron garden decor. At the Baltimore Convention Center, appraisers cultivate a striking array of treasures, including an elegant turn-of the-19th-century rock crystal watch with an 18th-century movement; an angelfish pin bestowed by Mark Twain on a member of his "Aquarium" group of young female prodigies; and a collection of four rare American Indian artifacts -a buffalo rawhide bag, an intricately beaded bag, an elk antler quirt with a buffalo hide lash and a delicately crafted elk horn scraper -valued at $130,000 to $200,000.

Cats & Dogs (Episode #1619H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Dec 22, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Whether it's a ceramic dog or a painted cat, this special is chock full of appraisals featuring felines and canines - in sculpture, on canvas and in many other forms. Take a look at an original "Hush Puppy" mascot, dog portraits and one "naughty cat" bronze.

Greatest Gifts (Episode #1620H)

KQED 9: Sat, Dec 22, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

A Louis Comfort Tiffany gift necklace from a husband or a Fender bass guitar as a birthday present -- these memorable gifts turned out to be valuable and notable items. This special episode is filled with appraisals featuring items that guests received as presents and will leave you writing your own holiday wish list.

Baltimore, Maryland - Hour Two (Episode #1202H)

KQED Life: Wed, Dec 19, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Francis Wahlgren beckon AR fans to Baltimore, Maryland's Edgar Allen Poe House and Museum - where Poe composed some of his first short stories - to learn the tell-tale details that determine the value of Poe literary works. At the Baltimore Convention Center, appraisers usher in unique and personal finds, including a World Championship jacket worn by Colts legend Johnny Unitas; a rare 18th-century embroidered English men's vest; and a painting - nearly stepped on while its owner rummaged through an attic - by renowned impressionist landscape artist W. L. Metcalf, valued at $150,000.

Greatest Gifts (Episode #1620H)

KQED Life: Wed, Dec 19, 2012 -- 1:00 AM

A Louis Comfort Tiffany gift necklace from a husband or a Fender bass guitar as a birthday present -- these memorable gifts turned out to be valuable and notable items. This special episode is filled with appraisals featuring items that guests received as presents and will leave you writing your own holiday wish list.

Baltimore, Maryland - Hour Two (Episode #1202H)

KQED Life: Tue, Dec 18, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Francis Wahlgren beckon AR fans to Baltimore, Maryland's Edgar Allen Poe House and Museum - where Poe composed some of his first short stories - to learn the tell-tale details that determine the value of Poe literary works. At the Baltimore Convention Center, appraisers usher in unique and personal finds, including a World Championship jacket worn by Colts legend Johnny Unitas; a rare 18th-century embroidered English men's vest; and a painting - nearly stepped on while its owner rummaged through an attic - by renowned impressionist landscape artist W. L. Metcalf, valued at $150,000.

Greatest Gifts (Episode #1620H)

KQED 9: Mon, Dec 17, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

A Louis Comfort Tiffany gift necklace from a husband or a Fender bass guitar as a birthday present -- these memorable gifts turned out to be valuable and notable items. This special episode is filled with appraisals featuring items that guests received as presents and will leave you writing your own holiday wish list.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Dec 18, 2012 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 18, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

Orlando, Florida - Hour One (Episode #1204H)

KQED 9: Mon, Dec 10, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

As AR arrives in Orlando, Florida, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Arlie Sulka venture to neighboring Winter Park and the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, home to a breathtaking collection of works by Louis Comfort Tiffany. At the Orange County Convention Center, experts uncover a new cache of treasures, including a rare photo signed by the entire cast of the hit TV series "Bonanza"; a beautiful sterling silver Tiffany vase; and a stunning collection of scarce and delicate etchings and dry points by James McNeill Whistler, with a combined value of $1 30,000 to $190,000.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 12, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Dec 11, 2012 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 11, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

Baltimore, Maryland - Hour Three (Episode #1203H)

KQED Life: Sun, Dec 9, 2012 -- 11:00 AM

AR caps its sojourn in Baltimore, Maryland, at Geppi's Entertainment Museum, where appraiser Phil Weiss gives host Mark L. Walberg a collector's eye view of comic strip art. At the Baltimore Convention Center, AR draws a wide array of objects, including a magnificent bench crafted by master woodworker George Nakashima; a unique two-sided painting by B.J.O. Nordfelt; and a rare violin made in 1798 by renowned French violinmaker Nicolas Lupot, accompanied by a bow crafted in the style of Dominique Peccatte, one of the most influential bow makers in history. Together, violin and bow make beautiful music, to the tune of $140,000 and $20,000 respectively.

Unique Antiques (Episode #1120)

KQED Plus: Sun, Dec 9, 2012 -- 4:00 AM

This special showcases some of the most outlandish, kitschy and downright morbidly fascinating antiques and collectibles of the series' last decade. Warning: These objects have been appraised by trained professionals; don't try this at home! Highlights include a Weller pottery humidor in the shape of a skull; a chair once belonging to Chang Boker, the owner's great-grandfather and half of the 19th-century's world famous conjoined twins, Chang and Eng; and a collection of tin cans salvaged from a 19th-century dump and valued at $10,000 to $14,000.

Junk in the Trunk 2 (Episode #1621H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Dec 9, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

This special features never-before-seen appraisals from AR's Season 16 tour. Travel through El Paso, Atlanta, Minneapolis and more to enjoy new appraisals such as a Missouri Regiment Colt Pistol worth more than $22,000, sapphire and diamonds from Tiffany, and Dr. Seuss' signature.

Unique Antiques (Episode #1120)

KQED Plus: Sat, Dec 8, 2012 -- 10:00 PM

This special showcases some of the most outlandish, kitschy and downright morbidly fascinating antiques and collectibles of the series' last decade. Warning: These objects have been appraised by trained professionals; don't try this at home! Highlights include a Weller pottery humidor in the shape of a skull; a chair once belonging to Chang Boker, the owner's great-grandfather and half of the 19th-century's world famous conjoined twins, Chang and Eng; and a collection of tin cans salvaged from a 19th-century dump and valued at $10,000 to $14,000.

Junk in the Trunk 2 (Episode #1621H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Dec 8, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

This special features never-before-seen appraisals from AR's Season 16 tour. Travel through El Paso, Atlanta, Minneapolis and more to enjoy new appraisals such as a Missouri Regiment Colt Pistol worth more than $22,000, sapphire and diamonds from Tiffany, and Dr. Seuss' signature.

Baltimore, Maryland - Hour Three (Episode #1203H)

KQED 9: Mon, Dec 3, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

AR caps its sojourn in Baltimore, Maryland, at Geppi's Entertainment Museum, where appraiser Phil Weiss gives host Mark L. Walberg a collector's eye view of comic strip art. At the Baltimore Convention Center, AR draws a wide array of objects, including a magnificent bench crafted by master woodworker George Nakashima; a unique two-sided painting by B.J.O. Nordfelt; and a rare violin made in 1798 by renowned French violinmaker Nicolas Lupot, accompanied by a bow crafted in the style of Dominique Peccatte, one of the most influential bow makers in history. Together, violin and bow make beautiful music, to the tune of $140,000 and $20,000 respectively.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 8, 2012 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 5, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Dec 4, 2012 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 4, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
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