Antiques Roadshow

Vintage Boston (2016)

Episode: Learn how the antiques market has evolved in the last 15 years. Highlights include a violin attributed to Johannes B. Ceruti, an 1836 Joseph H. Davis painting, and a frontiersman's pipe tomahawk. Which item saw a value increase of up to $124,000?

Air Date 9/18/16

 
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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW 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.
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  • #1626 — Vintage San Francisco |
    Saturday, Oct 1 at 7pm TPT 2
  • #1626 — Vintage San Francisco |
    Sunday, Oct 2 at 1am TPT 2
  • #1820 — Knoxville, Hour Two |
    Monday, Oct 3 at 7pm TPT 2
  • #1820 — Knoxville, Hour Two |
    Tuesday, Oct 4 at 1am TPT 2
  • #1627 — Vintage Pittsburgh |
    Saturday, Oct 8 at 7pm TPT 2
  • #1219 — Politically Collect
    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW throws its hat in the ring with this special edition, a salute to the presidential election and the keepsakes of political battles long past.
    Saturday, Nov 5 at 7pm TPT 2
    Sunday, Nov 6 at 1am TPT 2
  • #1626 — Vintage San Francisco
    The 1997-1998 rainfall season was the second wettest (47.22 inches) in the 149 seasons recorded beginning in 1849. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW's 1998 trip to the City by the Bay featured a modest-looking Eskimo hunting helmet with an estimated value that has swelled from its original $65,000 to $75,000 to $100,000 to $125,000, while a 1385 English silver spoon declined from $10,000 to $20,000 to $5,000 to $8, 000.
    Saturday, Oct 1 at 7pm TPT 2
    Sunday, Oct 2 at 1am TPT 2
  • #1627 — Vintage Pittsburgh
    In 1997, The Haters, one of the earliest and best known conceptual art and "noise" bands, performed their latest release, "Drunk on Decay," live in Pittsburgh. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW's event in the Steel City was a sober affair featuring such bright new discoveries as a gold, silver and ruby bracelet whose value has shined up from $6,000 to a current $10,000 to $12,000, while the value of a handsome Victorian sideboard has crumbled from $12,000 to $15,000 to $5,000 to $8,000.
    Saturday, Oct 8 at 7pm TPT 2
    Sunday, Oct 9 at 1am TPT 2
  • #1820 — Knoxville, Hour Two
    In Knoxville, Tennessee, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Francis J. Wahlgren travel to the Rhea County Courthouse to look at a book relating to the Scopes "monkey trial." Highlights include a collection of personal letters from Amelia Earhart to the guest's aunt that feature Earhart's entrepreneurial and self-promotional sprit; Joseph Delaney drawings, circa 1950, purchased from the Knoxville artist's own home for $20 each and now valued at $2,000 to $3,000; and two Jacob Maentel watercolors, circa 1835 and larger than average, that are appraised for $60,000 to $80, 000.
    Monday, Oct 3 at 7pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Oct 4 at 1am TPT 2
  • #1821 — Knoxville, Hour Three
    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW stops in Knoxville, Tennessee, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser John Buxton visit the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture to talk about prehistoric Native American stoneworks. Highlights include a third edition of Gone With the Wind with a false inscription; signed Muhammad Ali training shoes that are appraised for $15,000 to $20,000; and a Cartier sapphire and diamond ring that was purchased at a Knoxville estate sale for less than $15, 000 and is now valued at $40,000 to $60,000.
    Monday, Oct 10 at 7pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Oct 11 at 1am TPT 2
  • #1822 — Jacksonville, Hour One
    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW travels south to Jacksonville, Florida, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Leila Dunbar head to the Norman Studios Silent Film Museum to discuss missing Richard E. Norman films. Highlights include a Laurel and Hardy "Swiss Miss" horn that was used as a prop in their 1930 film; a silver presentation cup, ca. 1780, that was gifted from Lafayette to Major General Nathaniel Greene during the Revolutionary War and is now valued at $25,000; and a Thomas Hart Benton oil on tin, ca. 1950, that was a gift from the artist to the guest's father - Benton's neighbor - and is now appraised for $125,000.
    Saturday, Oct 15 at 7pm TPT 2
    Sunday, Oct 16 at 1am TPT 2
  • #1823 — Jacksonville, Hour Two
    In Jacksonville, Florida, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Stuart Whitehurst travel to the St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum to learn about a 17th-century pirate book. Highlights include a Babyland Rag topsy-turvy doll, ca. 1905, composed of both a Babyland Rag doll and a Steiff bear; a diamond Art Deco bracelet watch, purchased 30 years ago for a few hundred dollars and now estimated at $10,000 to $12,000; and Robert E. Lee's own map of critical battle areas around Richmond, brought to the ROADSHOW by a descendant of General Richard Stoddert Ewell, now worth $50,000 to $ 100,000.
    Monday, Oct 17 at 7pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Oct 18 at 1am TPT 2
  • #1824 — Jacksonville, Hour Three
    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW 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.
    Saturday, Oct 22 at 7pm TPT 2
    Sunday, Oct 23 at 1am TPT 2
  • #1834 — The Boomer Years
    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," ANTIQUES ROADSHOW 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.
    Monday, Oct 24 at 7pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Oct 25 at 1am TPT 2
  • #1835 — Manor House Treasures
    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is taking inspiration from the furnishings and finery of the sprawling estates in popular period dramas such as "Downton Abby" and "Upstairs Downstairs" for its new special. "Manor House Treasures" 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.
    Monday, Oct 31 at 8pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Nov 1 at 2am TPT 2
  • #1901 — New York City, Hour One
    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW 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.
    Monday, Oct 24 at 8pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Oct 25 at 2am TPT 2
  • #2025 — Vintage Boston
    Learn how the antiques market has evolved in the last 15 years. Highlights include a violin attributed to Johannes B. Ceruti, an 1836 Joseph H. Davis painting and a frontiersman's pipe tomahawk. Which item saw a value increase of up to $124,000?
    Saturday, Oct 29 at 7pm TPT 2
    Sunday, Oct 30 at 1am TPT 2
  • #2027 — Mansion Masterpieces
    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?
    New Monday, Oct 31 at 7pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Nov 1 at 1am TPT 2
  • #2028 — Celebrating Asian-Pacific Heritage
    Travel with ROADSHOW 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?
    New Monday, Nov 7 at 7pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Nov 8 at 1am TPT 2
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