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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.
Fort Worth, Hour Three (#2103H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
Journey to the Lone Star State to learn more about historical items like an 1864 Civil War statue hilt presentation sword, a 1936 Joe Fortenberry Olympic gold medal, and James Madison's personal seal, ca. 1828. Which item is worth $100,000-$175,000?
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The Civil War Years (#2127H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
Learn more about historical items from on and off the battlefield during the tumultuous Civil War years in this special hour. Notable finds include a Lincoln Cabinet & Senate signed album, a Walt Whitman war letter, and a hospital steward's uniform.
Santa Clara, Hour Two (#1914H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
AR heads to Santa Clara, where host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser James Supp at the Pacific Pinball Museum to look at vintage pinball machines. Highlights include a Lambert magician automaton, ca. 1900, that is still in working condition; a Ray Bradbury archive collected by Bradbury's high school English teacher; and Fred Myrick scrimshaw tooth, ca. 1830, that has a long history of family folklore and is appraised for $150,000 to $200,000.
Bismarck, Hour Two (#1908H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
In Bismarck, North Dakota, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Richard Johnston travel to the Vintage Guitar Magazine headquarters to discuss Larson Brothers guitars. Highlights include a miniature Japanese china set, ca. 1925, made for dolls and includes high-quality china place settings for 12; a fashion forward ranchwear outfit, ca. 1935, that has a split skirt for riding astride as well as side saddle; and a Chinese Imperial ceremonial outfit, ca. 1900, acquired on a missionary trip to China and left in a storage building for more than 50 years, appraised at $100,000 to $150,000.
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The Best of 20 (#2029H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
Experience favorite appraisals from all 20 seasons, including a Navajo Ute First Phase Blanket, a signed Warhol collection and a Tang Dynasty marble lion. Which of these classic ROADSHOW treasures is now valued at $750,000-$1,000,000?
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Indianapolis, Hour One (#2104H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
Travel to Indiana's capital city to uncover antique and vintage treasures such as a Norman Rockwell charcoal self-portrait, ca. 1976, a 1958 signed Indy 500 racing flag, and an 1883 Victorian wedding ensemble. Which is the night's top find?
Santa Clara, Hour Three (#1915H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
The third hour in Santa Clara, California, features great finds that include a Booker T. Washington archive collected by Washington's former teacher; a 17th-century Chinese transitional wine pot that was mistaken for a teapot; and an Eanger Irving Couse painting featuring an iconic subject for the artist. Watch to discover which item is valued at $75,000! Also: Host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Brian Witherell at the Computer History Museum to look at the first Apple computer.
Birmingham, Hour One (#1910H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
AR is in Birmingham, where host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Catherine Williamson at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to discuss the Civil Rights Movement of the 20th century and to look at materials related to Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Highlights include hand-colored Andy Warhol lithographs that were stuck on a shelf for around 20 years; a pair of southern dolls that includes an "Alabama baby" doll purchased for 50 cents; and a Frederic Remington portrait with a letter from the artist to the owner's great-grandmother, appraised together for $600,000 to $800,000.
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Indianapolis, Hour Two (#2105H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
Discover treasures from Indianapolis including a 1952 Joe Louis-signed whiskey bottle, a Sheraton sideboard, ca. 1820, and a 1928 NY Yankees team-signed baseball. Which one is the top find of the hour?
Charleston, Hour One (#1916H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
In Charleston, West Virginia, new appraisals include an archive of the Oak Ridge Journal, the newspaper for a town created for the Manhattan Project; a Pete Seeger autographed sign relating to the Peekskill riots of 1949; and an 1854 Edward Beyer panoramic oil painting that features Charleston before West Virginia separated from Virginia. Tune in to find out which appraisal is valued at $250,000! Also: Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Kevin Zavian visit the Beckley Exhibition Mine to bust some popular diamond myths.
Birmingham, Hour Two (#1911H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
AR is in Birmingham, where host Mark L. Walberg heads to the historic site of Sloss Furnaces with appraiser Stuart Whitehurst to learn about iron antiques and the history of the iron and steel industry. Highlights include 1968 letters from a young Bill Clinton that include his candid opinions on politics and war; a Lalique hood ornament in an uncommon amethyst color; and a 1952 John Falter illustration valued at $200,000 to $250,000 in today's hot illustration art market.
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Indianapolis, Hour Three (#2106#) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
Travel to Indianapolis for hidden treasures including an 1898 Alphonse Mucha JOB poster, a 1974 George Nakashima "Kent Hall" floor lamp and a 1961 Ty Cobb-signed baseball. Which is the big find?
Charleston, Hour Two (#1917#) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
Hour two in Charleston, West Virginia, features highlights such as a collection of Marilyn Monroe stills from some of her greatest cinematic hits; a British rainbow spatterware pot, ca. 1860, purchased for $10; and an 1849 ship's log and register chronicling the journey from Boston to San Francisco during the Gold Rush. Can you guess which is valued at $40,000 to $50,000? Also: Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Kathleen Bailey travel to The Huntington Museum of Art to discuss antique Ohio Valley glass.
Birmingham, Hour Three (#1912H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
AR rolls into Birmingham, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser John Buxton visit the Birmingham Museum of Art to look at a rare African wood carving from the late 19th century. Highlights include an autographed first edition copy of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird; a Titanic photograph and book tracing back to the owner's survivor relatives; and a Rolex military watch with ties to The Great Escape book and film that is appraised for $40,000 to $50, 000.
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Palm Springs, Hour One (#2107#) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
Journey to Palm Springs for vintage and antique finds such as a 1965 Noah Purifoy sculpture, Carroll O'Connor's Archie Bunker coat, ca. 1970, and a Franz Bergman foundry Vienna bronze lamp from around 1920. Can you guess which is valued at $125,000?
Santa Clara, Hour One (#1913H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
AR is in Santa Clara, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Stephen Fletcher travel to the Japanese American Museum of San Jose to learn about arts and crafts made by Japanese and Japanese Americans interned in camps during WWII. Highlights include an Italian hotel proprietor's autograph book that includes signatures from John Steinbeck, Leo Tolstoy, Mark Twain; a Margaret Keane "Big Eye" painting; and a collection of 1936-1939 Edward Weston photographs, previously owned by Academy Award-winning special effects artist Warren Newcombe, and now valued at $180,000 to $260, 000.
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Palm Springs, Hour Two (#2108#) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
Learn more about fantastic Palm Springs finds including a 1966 Roy Lichtenstein screenprint, a NASA Apollo archive, ca. 1965, and a Tiffany Studios mosaic panel, ca. 1905. One is appraised at $100,000-$150,000!