Antiques Roadshow

1997, TV Show

Full Episodes(67)

Latest Episode: Vintage Hartford

Jul 22, 2013 Season 17 Episode 23 watch on PBS (Free)

Back in 1998, ROADSHOW visited Hartford, CT, and uncovered rare puzzles, prints, and more!

Antqiues Roadshow Special Edition - Unique Antiques

Nov 19, 2007 Season 11 Episode 20

Roadshow's Unique Antiques showcases some of the most outlandish, kitschy, and downright morbidly fascinating antiques and collectibles of the series' last decade.
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Antiques Roadshow - Milwaukee, Hour 3

Nov 12, 2007 Season 11 Episode 19

Antiques Roadshow wraps up its visit to the Cream City, Milwaukee, Wisconsin - nicknamed for the locally manufactured, off-white bricks that mark the city's mid-nineteenth-century architecture. At the Midwest Airlines Center, Roadshow experts pave the way for some unique discoveries, including a valuable Persian rug the owner used to cover furniture in the rain; a stained glass figurine originally commissioned for the owner of horse racing legend Dan Patch; and two milestone game baseballs, autographed by Milwaukee Braves legend Warren Spahn - one from Spahn's 327th winning game, which made him the winningest left-handed pitcher of all time, and the other from Spahn's 300th winning game, the gold standard for pitchers. Auction value for the pair could hit $11,000 to $14,000.
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Antiques Roadshow - Milwaukee, Hour 2

Nov 05, 2007 Season 11 Episode 18

In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Antiques Roadshow host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Nicholas Lowry peruse the world's largest collection of posters by French lithographer Jules Cheret, best known for his colorful advertisements for the Moulin Rouge. At the Midwest Airlines Center, appraisers get a kick out of the objects arrayed for their evaluation including a charming 1772 needlework sampler crafted by the youngster who would become renowned clockmaker Aaron Willard's wife; a lovely circa 1890 Japanese bronze sculpture of a peasant woman and baby; and a ruby and diamond bracelet, purchased by the owner's great-grandmother - a German countess - from Austria's Empress Eugenie in the 1890s, with an auction estimate of $30,000 to $35,000.
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Antiques Roadshow - Milwaukee, Hour 1

Oct 29, 2007 Season 11 Episode 17

Antiques Roadshow kicks off its visit to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, at the city's traditional German Fest, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Stuart Whitehurst soak up the atmosphere and talk about collectible German beer steins. At the Midwest Airlines Center, collectors are thirsty for information about such treasures as a 1952 Fender Esquire guitar, prized by country and western musicians; a late nineteenth-century child's sled in the shape of a swan, considered a rare piece of American folk sculpture; and a cliffhanger: an eighteenth-century desk and bookcase passed down to the owner from his great-grandfather, a former Governor of Connecticut, that could be worth as much as $250,000 - or $20,000, if the two pieces are determined to be "married."
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Antiques Roadshow - Jackpot!

May 07, 2007 Season 11 Episode 16

It's every collector's dream, turning a modest outlay into a staggeringly high return on investment. Antiques Roadshow Jackpot! rolls the dice on those heady moments when luck smiles on flea market mavens and yard sale savants. This one hour Roadshow special recalls such spectacular windfalls as a landscape painting acquired for $1.50 at a Salvation Army "half price" sale and valued at $10,000 to $15,000, an art pottery vase, grabbed at a garage sale for less than five dollars and estimated to be worth $13,000 to $17,000, a nineteenth-century album of watercolor paintings, scooped up at a yard sale for 25¢, with an estimated value of $20,000 to $30,000, and a 1951 Minneapolis Millers baseball uniform worn by Willie Mays, scored at a sports collectibles show for $50 and valued at $60,000 to $80,000.
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Antiques Roadshow - Salt Lake City, Hour 3

Apr 30, 2007 Season 11 Episode 15

At Salt Lake City’s Utah Museum of Natural History, appraiser Gary Piattoni introduces Antiques Roadshow host Mark Walberg to the world of the rock hound and the market in minerals. At the Salt Palace Convention Center, Roqdshow appraisers hit a mother lode of precious objects, including a set of clubs once owned by Utah golf legend George "Gix" Von Elm, who won the U.S. Open Amateur in 1926; a set of beautiful 18th-century Chinese white jade carvings; and a pair of rare documents: a Mormon advertisement on textile and a copy of Brigham Young's Invasion Proclamation, both issued in 1857, during hostilities between the Mormons in Utah and the U.S. government, valued at, $10,000 to $15,000.
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Antiques Roadshow - Salt Lake City, Hour 2

Apr 23, 2007 Season 11 Episode 14

In Salt Lake City, Utah, Antiques Roadshow host Mark L. Walberg is joined by Roadshow appraisers Leigh and Leslie Keno for a tour of what may be the largest antique furniture store in America: Euro Treasure Warehouse, with some 40,000 pieces the owner had shipped from Europe. At the Salt Palace Convention Center, Roadshow appraisers discover treasures with local roots, including a writing desk made by the owner’s great-grandfather, Robert Nell, one of the original Mormon pioneers; a mid-19th-century shotgun passed down from the owner’s great-great-grandfather, an employee of the Overland Mail Company stagecoach service; and an extremely rare, 1851 first edition copy of The Pearl of Great Price, the third volume of Mormon scripture, inherited from the owner’s grandfather and valued at $45,000 to $55,000.
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Antiques Roadshow - Salt Lake City, Hour 1

Apr 16, 2007 Season 11 Episode 13

In Salt Lake City, Utah, Antiques Roadshow host Mark Walberg takes the plunge down Olympic Park’s bobsled run to get in the zone for a look at Olympics collectibles with appraiser Philip Weiss. At the Salt Palace Convention Center, Roadshow experts favorably judge such outstanding finds as a 1920s to 1930s-era folk art quilt depicting scenes from Mormon history; a valuable Utah landscape painting by 20th-century Swedish-American artist Birger Sandzen; and a mid-19th-century archive of materials documenting the career of Philip Margetts, considered the first prominent Mormon actor, brought in by his great-granddaughter and valued at $100,000 to $150,000.
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Antiques Roadshow - Mobile, Hour 3

Apr 09, 2007 Season 11 Episode 12

In Mobile, Alabama, Antiques Roadshow host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Ken Farmer tour the Mobile Medical Museum with its intriguing medical instruments, quack devices, and items devoted to medical history spanning three centuries. At the Mobile Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center, the excitement is contagious when Roadshow experts discover a highly desirable Confederate army belt buckle; an archive of letters and documents from Franklin Delano Roosevelt bought at an estate sale for $5; and a beautiful circa 1850 Virginia painted chest, estimated to be worth $60,000.
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Antiques Roadshow - Tucson, Hour 2

Feb 19, 2007 Season 11 Episode 8

In Tucson, Arizona, host Mark Walberg and appraiser Rosalie Sayyah are at the picturesque Arizona Inn for a conversation about traditional American Indian jewelry of the Southwest. Roadshow experts at the Tucson Convention Center continue their own tradition of discovering hidden treasure, including a vibrant nineteenth-century Navajo chief's blanket; a silver brooch made in the 1940s by then struggling sculptor Jose DeRivero, whose works now grace the most noted museums and galleries; and a 1776 French harp, bought for a modest sum at an estate sale and identified as the work of Jean-Henri Naderman-harpmaker to such aristocrats as Marie Antoinette-that commands an estimated value of $60,000.
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Vintage Houston

Feb 12, 2007 Season 11 Episode 7

Find out what the future held for the treasures ROADSHOW corralled in Houston, in 1998.
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Antiques Roadshow - Philadelphia, Hour 3

Feb 05, 2007 Season 11 Episode 6

Host Mark L. Walberg wraps up Antiques Roadshow's visit to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with a stop at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts where he’s joined by appraiser Alasdair Nichol. The oldest art school in the country, the Academy continues to be a hothouse for some of America’s most promising new artists. At the Pennsylvania Convention Center, experts unveil more masterworks, including a pair of paintings by noted Hudson River School artist John F. Kensett, bought at a yard sale for $35, a dazzling three-carat, Asscher cut, yellow diamond ring, and a trio of autographed baseballs featuring signatures from the 1944 St. Louis Cardinals, Ted Williams in his 1939 rookie season, and an authenticated autograph from Babe Ruth himself in the late 1940s. Together, this triple play wins an auction estimate of $34,000 to $46,000.
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Antiques Roadshow - Philadelphia, Hour 2

Jan 29, 2007 Season 11 Episode 5

Host Mark L. Walberg visits the Philadelphia shop and museum of appraiser Fred Oster to view his impressive collection of instruments and learn more about the city’s long history as a center for musical instrument makers. At the Pennsylvania Convention Center, experts orchestrate a symphony of appraisals, including a very valuable Alexander Calder maquette (scale model) for a large sculpture commissioned for the 1958 Brussels Worlds Fair, a stunning collection of “Camera Work” magazines, published in the early twentieth century by renowned American photographer Alfred Stieglitz to promote the idea of photography as art, and a very rare handcrafted chair by master Arts and Crafts furniture maker Charles Rohlf, passed down from the owner’s grandparents and estimated to be worth $80,000 to $120,000.
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Antiques Roadshow - Philadelphia, Hour 1

Jan 22, 2007 Season 11 Episode 4

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has the distinction of being one of the stops in Roadshow's first season, taped in 1996. Flash forward a decade, and Roadshow is back where it all began for the popular PBS series, as well as for the United States. Host Mark L. Walberg kicks off the show with a visit to a Philadelphia landmark: the Philadelphia Art Museum. The museum's collection is so large and diverse; it takes eight Roadshow experts to do it justice. At the Pennsylvania Convention Center, nearly 70 experts offer their opinions of the approximately 10,000 objects brought for appraisal, including a rare eighteenth-century Pennsylvania spice cupboard used to collect birds egg specimens; a very valuable mid-seventeenth-century needlework piece bought at auction by a savvy collector for next to nothing; and an early twentieth-century nicotine stained oil painting by noted Pennsylvania impressionist George Sotter, banished to a flooded basement by the owner, valued at $120,000 to $180,000.
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Antiques Roadshow - Honolulu, Hour 3

Jan 15, 2007 Season 11 Episode 3

Before Antiques Roadshow can pack up its trunk and wave aloha to Honolulu, Hawaii, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Anthony Slayter-Ralph pay a visit to Shangri La, home of the late heiress Doris Duke and one of Hawaii's most architecturally significant homes. At the Hawai'i Convention Center, guests hope for fame and fortune, too, with a wide assortment of objects to be appraised, including a first edition copy of Jack London's Call of the Wild, a 1915 Hawaiian flag quilt, bearing the coat of arms of King Kamehameha, and a violin and bow purchased for the owner's aunt in 1921, and kept in storage for the last forty years. Although it's accompanied by a bill of sale claiming the instrument is a valuable Camilli from 1737, the violin actually is a fine forgery, so fine, however, that the pair still is valued at $12,000-$15,000 at auction.
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Antiques Roadshow - Honolulu, Hour 2

Jan 08, 2007 Season 11 Episode 2

In the second hour of ANTIQUES ROADSHOW from Honolulu, Hawaii, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser David Bonsey explore one of Hawaii's most enduring legacies, its music. Mark and David visit the Kamaka ukulele factory where these lovingly handcrafted instruments have been made since 1916. At the Hawai'i Convention Center, ROADSHOW appraisers hit all the right notes with a show-stopping ensemble of rare objects, including an archive of correspondence signed by Queen Victoria, her son Albert, King Kamehameha, and Princess Kailani, an 18-karat gold Victorian cuff bracelet, acquired by the owner's mother she traveled the world on an expedition for world peace, and a very rare painting of Hilo Harbor, by lawyer, legislator, and amateur painter Joseph Nawahi, the first Hawaiian-born artist to paint in a Western style. Purchased for $400 from an antiques gallery in the 1970s, and later restored for $600-$900, this treasure is deemed, Hawaiian gold in the art market, by the appraiser, with an auction estimate of $100,000 to $150,000.
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Antiques Roadshow - Honolulu, Hour 1

Jan 01, 2007 Season 11 Episode 1

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW says Aloha! to its 2007 season with a voyage to sunny Honolulu, Hawaii. Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Nancy Druckman of Sotheby's explore the longstanding tradition of Hawaiian quilting by visiting the stunning collection at the Queen Emma Summer Palace and sitting in on a quilting class at the 'Iolani Palace. At the Hawai'i Convention Center, ROADSHOW appraisers stitch together a vivid portrait of the past when they discover such treasures as an ancient Hawaiian Omeke poi bowl, an Atomic Ray water pistol, purchased by the owner at a Hawaiian swap meet for $20, and an 1886 painting of Hawaiian Princess Kaiulani sitting beneath her famous banyon tree in Waikiki. This lovely depiction by English artist Robert C. Barnfield is valued at $30,000.
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Antiques Roadshow Clips & Interviews collapse view

Antiques Roadshow Season 16
Appraisal: Art Deco Diamond and Ruby Jewelry, ca. 1925
Appraisal: Jade Beads with Tiffany Clasp
Appraisal: Cartier Gold Desk Clock, ca. 1928
Appraisal: 19th C. Martin Guitar
Appraisal: Pear-Form Tea Caddy, ca. 1790
Appraisal: Leather Key Basket, ca. 1850
Appraisal: Solon Borglum Blizzard Bronze, ca. 1900
Appraisal: Folk Art Advertisement, ca. 1900
Appraisal: Sidney Richard Percy Oil
Appraisal: Columbia Toy Graphophone
Appraisal: 1862 Minton Majolica Fountain
Appraisal: Marblehead Pottery Tile, ca. 1908
Appraisal: Northwood Carnival Punch Bowl
Appraisal: Emancipation Announcement Print

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