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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.
Chicago, Hour Three (#1924H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
Discover an eclectic array of discoveries in Chicago, such as 1989 Keith Haring graffiti art, a 1910 Walter Johnson All-Star watch, and a Walt Whitman Civil War letter. Watch to learn the $50,000 find! Take a field trip to the Chicago Civic Opera.
Tulsa, OK - Hour Two (#1602H) Duration: 55:45 STEREO TVG
In Tulsa, Oklahoma, once nicknamed the "Oil Capital of the World," host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Noel Barrett at the Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve to check out some vintage petroliana collectibles. Highlights include a 1960 first-edition To Kill a Mockingbird with an inscription by Harper Lee; a collection of bronzes that may or may not be Remingtons and Russells; and an extremely rare 1924 Gibson F-5 "Lloyd Loar" mandolin, stored in a farmhouse closet since the Great Depression, and valued at $175,000.
Junk in the Trunk 4, Part 1 (#1832H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
AR has more appraisals than ever to share from the 8 cities it visited during its newly-expanded Season 18 tour. This special includes new appraisals from Roadshow's 2014 season, including a Steiff Pushmi-Pullyu Doctor Dolittle character, ca. 1967, acquired at a PBS auction in 1968; a Pablo Picasso linocut, ca. 1950, discovered in a basement; and a pair of Italian carved door panels, ca. 1550, purchased at an estate sale for $500 and now valued at $20,000 to $30, 000.
Junk in the Trunk 4, Part 2 (#1833H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
AR packed a trunk full of additional treasures from the 8 cities that made up its Season 18 tour. This second special includes never-before-seen appraisals, such as a collection of 1898 Mardi Gras invitations; Julia Child's copper pans, ca. 1960, that Child used on her TV show; and a German violin with a Sartory bow that is appraised for $25,000 to $27,000, with $20,000 of the value in the bow alone.
Finders Keepers (#1720H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
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.
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Junk in the Trunk 5, Part 1 (#1932H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
Discover never-before-aired appraisals from this season's eight-city tour, including a 1925 San Francisco pictorial map, NASA signed photos and a Chinese jadeite peach-form bowl from around 1900. Which is the $40,000 to $60,000 treasure?
Tulsa, OK - Hour Three (#1603H) Duration: 55:45 STEREO TVG
In Tulsa, Oklahoma, host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Eric Silver at the Philbrook Museum of Art to look at seemingly everyday housewares, appliances and electronics that were transformed into stunning functional art by 20th- century industrial designers. Highlights include an 1826 English gadget cane, equipped with both a pistol and a telescope; a vibrant 1931 Oscar Mayer in-store display; and a circa 1600 Ming Dynasty cast bronze guardian figure, valued at $70,000-$100,000.
Junk in the Trunk 2 (#1621H) Duration: 56:16 STEREO TVG
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.
Junk in the Trunk 5, Part 2 (#1933H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
Discover more previously unseen appraisals from this season's eight-city tour, such as Fantasia drawings and sketches from 1940, Alvin & the Chipmunks puppets, ca. 1958, and Israel Regardie's manuscripts and book. Which is tonight's big find?
Eugene, OR - Hour One (#1604H) Duration: 55:46 STEREO TVG
In Eugene, Oregon, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Ken Farmer head to the banks of the scenic McKenzie River for a bit of fishing and a look into the antique fly fishing gear market. Highlights include a collection of signed baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb memorabilia dating back to the early 1950s; an original Rosemary's Baby drawing by art designer Clem Hall, rescued from a Paramount Pictures dumpster; and a 1919 oil painting by Norman Rockwell, entitled The Little Model, and valued at $500,000.
Junk in the Trunk 3 (#1721H) Duration: 1:09:40 STEREO TVG
AR packed a trunkful of treasures to share from the six cities visited during the Season 17 tour. "Junk in the Trunk 3" includes never-before-seen appraisals from AR's 2013 season, including a Myrtle Beach guest with a sports collection that would make any Celtics fan turn green with envy, a diamond and platinum ring in Corpus Christi, and in Rapid City, a valuable old book with a mysterious past that is valued at $35,000 to $50,000.
Treasures on the Move (#1935H) Duration: 1:19:46 STEREO TVG
Travel through air, sea, land-and time-in this special featuring Art Deco travel posters, a Waltham railroad pocket watch, and a Lewis and Clark map. Which is appraised at $45,000? Also: a trip to the Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum.
Spokane, Hour One (#2001H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
Celebrate our 20th anniversary with treasures like a 1919 Belmont Stakes trophy, 1963 "The Avengers" comics and two Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso oil paintings. Which find is worth $200,000 to $300,000?
Pittsburgh, PA - Hour Two (#1608H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
Against the formidable backdrop of Pittsburgh's former Homestead Steel Works, appraiser Peter Shemonsky shows host Mark L. Walberg strikingly delicate examples of centuries-old jewelry fashioned out of steel and iron. Highlights include a 6.5 carat yellow mine cut diamond ring kept for years in a sock drawer; a North American Indian club and pipe the owner believes belonged to Sitting Bull; and three Charles Darwin first editions, including an 1830s collection of The Voyage of the Beagle, an 1859 On the Origin of Species, and an 1871 The Descent of Man, insured at $284,000
Spokane, Hour Two (#2002H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
Discover fantastic finds in Spokane, including a 1961-1963 JFK archive, a grotesque face jug and Gone with the Wind sketches. Can you guess which is valued at $60,000-$80,000?
Pittsburgh, PA - Hour Three (#1609H) Duration: 56:16 STEREO TVG
In Pittsburgh, host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Arlie Sulka at the Carnegie Museum of Art to explore the striking, vibrantly colored vases, bottles and jars made by glass master Maurice Marinot. Highlights include a collection of correspondence between members of the Kennedy family and JFK's former personal secretary; a circa 1928 Art Deco jade sapphire ring; and a 1946 oil painting by Rockwell Kent, along with an inherited letter from the artist, valued at $150,000 to $250,000.
Spokane, Hour Three (#2003H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
Journey to Spokane to learn about treasures like a 1938 Snow White banner, a Chinese huanghuali cosmetic case and an 1860 John J. Audubon chromolithograph. Which is the night's big find?
El Paso, TX - Hour One (#1610H) Duration: 56:16 STEREO TVG
In El Paso, Texas, Mark L. Walberg and appraiser John Buxton head to the Centennial Museum to check out beautiful pre-Columbian pottery from the Casas Grandes culture. Highlights include a 19th-century Fiji split whale's tooth necklace; Andy Warhol's 1966 artist's proof of a print of Jacqueline Kennedy; and a 1937 first edition copy of The Hobbit, with original dust jacket and author J.R.R. Tolkien's signature, valued at $80,000 to $120,000.
Little Rock, Hour One (#2004H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
Travel to Little Rock and discover finds like an Olin Travis Ozark hilltop painting, a 1936 Lou Gehrig autograph and an English giltwood cabinet-on-stand, ca. 1730. Which one is appraised for $80,000 to $ 120,000?
El Paso, TX - Hour Two (#1611H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
During AR's stop in Bismarck, North Dakota, host Mark Walberg gets a lesson in school-related antiques and collectibles from appraiser Karen Keane in an actual one-room schoolhouse, part of the Buckstop Junction historic village restoration. At the Bismarck Civic Center, appraisers give high marks to the array of objects brought for show-and-tell, including a painting of a Northern Pacific Railroad train that once may have graced a Fargo railroad station; a valuable Civil War photo collection of members of John Hunt Morgan's Cavalry, also known as Morgan's Raiders; and a delightful collection of University of North Dakota pottery, some made by the owner's mother and grandmother when they were students, valued at $5500 to $7500.