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.
Antiquing In Springfield, OH (#105H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG
Miller, John, Bob and Kevin head to the Midwest for one of the largest shows in the region, the Springfield Extravaganza in Springfield, Ohio. Once there, the pickers are challenged to sift through the 2000 vendors to find the best piece of cast iron to sell at auction. Some unique picks include a Jazzboy Jim toy, a Salvador Dali lithograph and a pair of chairs made of skis. Their finds are auctioned at A.N. Abell Auction Company in Los Angeles.
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Antiquing In Brimfield, MA - Part 2 (#106H) Duration: 55:16 STEREO TVPG
Miller, John, Bob and Kevin head to one of the largest markets in the world, the Brimfield Antique Show in Brimfield, Massachusetts. There they scour the 16 fields of vendors in search of the best piece of art pottery. Some notable picks include a Rookwood vase and a painted blanket chest. One picker is drawn to an item that will bring great rewards, while another buys a forgery that will cause second-guessing. Later in the episode, the pickers team up (Bob and Kevin against John and Miller) in a round to buy an object for resale the same day. Their finds go under the hammer at Cowan's Auction in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Antiquing In Pasadena, CA (#107H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG
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, May 18, 2014 -- 12:00pm email reminder