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Cameras capture tales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-lost items salvaged from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truths about these finds.
Vintage Toronto (#1828H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
AR looks back at some of the items appraised in Toronto, Canada, in 1999 and how their values have fared in today's market. Highlights include a Victorian carved oak bed; a Duiffopruggar-style violin; and a Demetre Chiparus "Starfish" bronze that first appraised for $100, 000-$150,000 and is now valued at $150,000-$250,000.
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Vintage Baltimore (#1829H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
15 years have passed since AR first visited Baltimore, Maryland. In this show, uncover some dramatic changes in the value of key appraisals. Highlights include an Edgar Allen Poe-inscribed book; a Titanic collection; and a Frederick De Wit atlas, ca. 1680, that jumped from $30,000-$50,000 to $50,000-$70,000.
Vintage Salt Lake City (#1830H) Duration: 56:16 STEREO TVG
Back in 1999, AR visited Salt Lake City, Utah. Tune in to see what happened to the values of the items found during that trip. Highlights include Napoleonic prisoner-of-war pieces; a Mormon certificate of gratitude; and beaded Kiowa objects that previously came in at $29,000-$36,000 and now are appraised at $35,000-$40,000.
Cincinnati, Hour One (#1710H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
AR visits the American Sign Museum in Cincinnati, Ohio,for a look at vintage electric signs. Other highlights include a baseball bat used by Mickey Mantle; art pottery from Cincinnati's very own Rookwood Pottery; and works by locally born and world-renowned artist Edward Henry Potthast, valued at $41,000-$63, 000.
Cincinnati, Hour Two (#1711H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
During a visit to the Cincinnati Zoo, AR discusses with the US Fish & Wildlife Service how today's endangered rhinos are affected by the antiques trade. Discoveries in "the city that sings" include a suit that belonged to chicken magnate Colonel Sanders; a bronze horse sculpture by Solon Borglum; and an 1846 wall map of the western United States, valued at $11,000-$12,000.
Cincinnati, Hour Three (#1712H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
AR explores the craftsmanship of Cincinnati carved furniture. Then, it's off to the races with a trophy from the 1908 Belmont Stakes and an early 20th-century toy horse and buggy, to highlight just a few discoveries. Others include a French advertising poster and an impressive bust of Abraham Lincoln, valued at $5000-$7000.
Myrtle Beach, Hour One (#1707H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
In Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Eric Silver visit beautiful Brookgreen Gardens to discuss early 20th-century female sculptors. Appraiser Debra Force discovers a Joseph Henry Sharp oil painting valued at $400,000, leaving the guest feeling as sunny as Myrtle Beach itself!
Vintage Charleston (#1926H) Duration: 56:47 STEREO TVG
Look back to 2000 and learn what has since happened in the antiques market. Highlights include Newcomb College vases, Fred Meyer photographs, ca. 1900, and a Leon Julien Deschamps bronze. Learn which item is now worth $55,000-$60,000.
Myrtle Beach, Hour Two (#1708H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
In the latest Roadshow's Most Wanted segment, AR investigates a story about stolen art from South Carolina's Hobcaw Barony estate with appraiser Debra Force and a former FBI agent. Discoveries from AR's visit to Myrtle Beach include an 1860 letter signed by Abraham Lincoln, a gift of crystals from Marilyn Monroe and an 1850s South Carolina sword valued at $30,000-$40,000.
Myrtle Beach, Hour Three (#1709H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
AR visits the Waccamaw River with host Mark L. Walberg and militaria appraiser Christopher Mitchell as they discuss an important 19th-century blockade rifle. Other discoveries include an 1884 Courier & Ives print; a Pennsylvania folk art whirligig; and a 1936 first edition of Gone With the Wind, valued at $12,000-$15,000.
Survivors (#1719H) Duration: 56:16 STEREO TVG
Every antique is a survivor, but considering some have made it through exceptionally dangerous circumstances, it is amazing they survived at all. In this special episode, AR highlights amazing tales of rescues, near misses, and beating the odds with treasures that have endured wars, natural disasters, fires and more. A French Blue John urn that remains largely intact despite multiple gunshots is appraised for $3000 to $5000. Other highlights include a New Orleans Chess Table that held strong through Hurricane Katrina and hotel stationary - bearing the names of three of the four Beatles - that escaped a fiery end.
Rapid City, Hour One (#1713H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
AR visits one of South Dakota's greatest treasures, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, to look at presidential prints. Some notable finds in Rapid City include a suite of furniture by Thomas Molesworth from the famous "Ranch A," and signed military documents of Elvis Presley, valued at $4000-$5500.
Rapid City, Hour Two (#1714H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
AR hits the open road to visit the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame - located in the town famous for its annual motorcycle rally. Highlights include TWA travel posters; a 1932 signed photograph of the national treasure, Mount Rushmore; and a Rock-Ola juke box valued at $2000-$3000.
Rapid City, Hour Three (#1715H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
Host Mark L. Walberg explores 19th-century Sioux weapons with appraiser John Buxton at beautiful Sylvan Lake in Custer State Park. Notable finds include a 1760s Chester County Pennsylvania spice chest; two sets of Frank Lloyd Wright blueprints; and a Favrile Fabrique Tiffany desk lamp valued at $4000-$6000.
Albuquerque, Hour One (#1919H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
Discover the treasures of Albuquerque, including a 1969 Woodstock jacket and program, a silk wedding gown, ca. 1875, and a Jane Peterson oil The Answer, ca. 1925. Which is valued at $300,000? And visit the International Balloon Museum.