Season 1 concludes in Santa Ana, Cal., where the hosts examine stone bowls that are possibly prehistoric; a sword and a pistol that once belonged to a 19th-century sea captain; and a set of rare Native American baskets from the Big Pine Paiute Tribe of the Owens Valley.
In Kansas City, Mo., Curt Doussett investigates a revolver said to be once owned by Wild West outlaw Jesse James, while Kinga Philipps examines a beaded bag that may have belonged to the Native American leader Geronimo.
Curt Doussett visits a historic jazz club in New Orleans to learn the full story behind a 1920s clarinet that may have belonged to jazz legend Omer Simeon. Meanwhile, Kinga Philipps investigates a 19th-century steamboat captain's chair.
In Milwaukee, the hosts check out huge mosaics of Christopher Columbus made for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, and a piece of a Japanese fighter plane that may have been used in the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Series premiere: Texans bring personal artifacts to the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin, where hosts Curt Doussett and Kinga Phillipps work with museum curators and appraisers to identify historical objects with unexpected value. Included: a ruby-encrusted revolver used by a famous Texas Ranger; a hand-tooled trophy saddle worn by legendary rodeo cowboy Jim Shoulders.