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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.
Jacksonville, Hour Three (#1824H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
AR stops in Jacksonville, Florida, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Arlie Sulka visit Flagler College to look at Louis Comfort Tiffany stained glass windows. Highlights include a NASA "Mercury 7" signed photo, ca. 1960, that was gifted to the guest by her Air Force father-in-law; an 1862 Abraham Lincoln signed document, given to the guest's great-great-great-uncle by Abraham Lincoln as part of a commission to abolish slavery and is now valued at $50,000 to $75,000; and a Tiffany & Co. gold necklace. ca. 1875, with strong Japanese influences and appraised for $55,000 to $60,000.
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The Boomer Years (#1834H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
The "Baby Boom" of the mid-20th century created a generation of people who grew up witnessing the rise of television, space exploration, and rock 'n' roll. In celebration of the "Boomer Years," AR is looking back with nostalgia at the vintage treasures from the 1940s, 50s and 60s, including a 1956 Elvis "Love Me Tender" standee that was found during a home renovation; a 1958 Martin Luther King, Jr. letter purchased for $20 at the estate of a Richard Nixon biographer; and Charles Schulz comic strip art, ca. 1960, owned by a former Hallmark employee who worked with Schulz for 12 years and is valued at $200,000 to $250,000.
New York City, Hour One (#1901H) Duration: 55:46 STEREO TVG
AR hits a homerun in the premiere of season 19 with a treasure-filled visit to New York City and its largest sports memorabilia find ever! Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Eric Silver take a trip to the New-York Historical Society to discuss Frederic Auguste Bartholdi Statue of Liberty statuettes. Highlights include an unpublished Art Spiegelman book proposal, ca. 1974, that was positioned to become a sequel to his quotation book Whole Grains; a headboard from the set of The Godfather, Part II that was purchased for under $25; and an archive of rare photographic baseball cards with a handwritten letter from the 1871-1872 Boston Red Stockings, appraised at $1,000,000.
Mansion Masterpieces (#2027H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
Watch as history meets fantasy with treasures fit for a period costume drama, including a 1907 Robert Henri oil painting, a late 16th-century diamond marriage jewel and an English giltwood cabinet-on-stand. Which is now valued at $500,000-$700,000?
Manor House Treasures (#1835H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
AR is taking inspiration from the furnishings and finery of the sprawling estates in popular period dramas such as "Downton Abby" and "Upstairs Downstairs" for this special. It features extraordinary objects from across the pond - and beyond - that would fit right in any stately homes of the rich and powerful, including a Lord Byron cellarette and portrait, ca. 1810; a Louis Vuitton steamer trunk, ca. 1915, that was gifted to the caretakers of an estate; and a Louis Comfort Tiffany necklace, ca. 1905, that belonged to the owner's wealthy great-grandmother and is appraised for $75,000 to $100,000.
Celebrating Asian-Pacific Heritage (#2028H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
Travel with AR as it turns the spotlight on incredible items with Asian and Pacific Islands origins, including a Hawaiian kou bowl,a Ghandi presentation spinning wheel and an 1888 Joesph Nawahi painting. Which is valued at $250,000-$300,000?
Junk in the Trunk 6 (#2026H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
Travel to all six cities of the season 20 tour for never-before-aired appraisals, including a Ty Cobb game-used baseball bat, 18th and 19th-century nephrite belt buckles and zodiac figure, and a 1942 Lynn Bogue Hunt painting. What's the top find?
New York City, Hour Two (#1902H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
AR is in The Big Apple for the first time in 13 years, where host Mark L. Walberg heads to an iconic venue, the Apollo Theater, for a "Most Wanted" segment. Highlights include a Tiffany Studios mosaic inkwell, ca. 1905, likely designed by Carol Driscoll; a show run from the Beatles' first "Ed Sullivan Show" appearance along with an autographed photograph of the band; and a Joseph Kleitsch oil painting, ca.1925, purchased by the owner's father from Kleitsch's widow for $100 and now valued at $500,000.
New York City, Hour Three (#1903#) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
In NYC, host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Nicholas M. Dawes at the Salmagundi Club to learn about porcelain mugs created by former artist members. Highlights include a Tiffany presentation watch that was gifted to NYPD lieutenant Giuseppe Petrosino by the Italian government; a 1943 Irving Berlin manuscript that was discovered nestled in the pages of a photo album belonging to the family of the Columbia Records president; and a collection of rare 1903 American Beauty-backed tobacco baseball cards in pristine condition, appraised for $200,000.
Austin, Hour One (#1904#) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG
AR marks its tenth trip to Texas with a stop in Austin,where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Laura Woolley travel to the Briscoe Center to talk about a personal collection donated by country music legend Willie Nelson. Highlights include a spinning wheel gifted to the owner's mother by Mahatma Gandhi, now valued at $50,000 to $75, 000; a pin designed by pop artist Roy Lichtenstein that features his trademark Ben-Day dot pattern; and a diamond and platinum Van Cleef and Arpels necklace that was custom ordered for $5,700 by the owner's father-in-law and is now worth $125,000.