Antiques Roadshow

National Cash Register: Owner Interview

Clip: Christen, who brought in a brass cash register from her grandfather's shop, talks about what she learned from appraiser Ken Farmer at the August 2009 taping for Denver, Colorado.

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    Monday, Jun 13 at 7pm TPT 2
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    Monday, Jun 13 at 8pm TPT 2
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    Tuesday, Jun 14 at 1am TPT 2
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    Tuesday, Jun 14 at 2am TPT 2
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    Saturday, Jun 18 at 7pm TPT 2
  • #1622 — Vintage Phoenix
    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW's first visit to Phoenix was in 1997, when Arizona's biggest story was a UFO sighting dubbed the "Phoenix Lights. " Flash forward 15 years for these believe-it-or-not ROADSHOW moments: "Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus," the original 1897 letter to the New York Sun, was appraised at $20,000 to $30,000 and gets a nice current value of $30,000 to $50,000; on the other hand, a circa 1890 mechanical bank, then worth $3,700, gets a lump of coal and a current value of $1,000 to $1,500.
    Monday, Jun 20 at 8pm TPT 2
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  • #1623 — Vintage Secaucus
    In 1997, "Captain Bill" Sheehan founded Hackensack Riverkeeper, an advocacy organization dedicated to protecting and conserving the Hackensack River estuary, which includes Secaucus. See if the objects found at the Secaucus ROADSHOW floated upstream or downstream in the last 15 years: A circa 1900 folk art ship model was bought at a yard sale in 1996, valued at $5,000 to $7,000, and now is sinking fast to $300 to $500; but a gaming table bought for $25 and appraised at $200, 000 to $300,000 now could score $400,000 to $600,000.
    Monday, Jun 27 at 8pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Jun 28 at 2am TPT 2
  • #1624 — Vintage Houston
    In 1998, Dr. Ferid Murad of the UT-Houston Medical School won the Nobel Prize in medicine for his work on the cardio-vascular system, while ANTIQUES ROADSHOW made hearts palpitate with its first visit to H-Town. Fourteen years later, a 19th-century Chinese jade scepter, originally appraised for $1,500 to $2,500, has spiked to a radiantly healthy $50,000 to $80,000, while a 1912 Titanic menu went from a heart-stopping $75,000 to $100,000 to a less pulse-quickening $50,000 to $75,000.
    Monday, Jul 11 at 8pm TPT 2
  • #1809 — Baton Rouge, Hour Three
    Highlights include an early 19th-century Louisiana work table stored in a barn for several decades; collection of Confederate Civil War letters found in the wall of a Mississippi house; a Porfirio Salinas oil, ca. 1935, in its original frame.
    Saturday, Jul 9 at 7pm TPT 2
    Sunday, Jul 10 at 1am TPT 2
  • #1811 — Kansas City, Hour Two
    In Kanas City, Missouri, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Marshall Martin travel to the Toy and Miniature Museum to discuss dolls houses and miniature models. Highlights include a beauty book, ca. 1928, by entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker, the first American female millionaire; an 1861 E.G. Wright silver cornet that was played by the owner's great-grandfather when he was part of the 15th Regiment of Indiana; and a 1920 Julian Onderdonk oil painting that was gifted to the owner's mother when she lived next door to the artist and is now appraised for $125,000.
    Monday, Jun 13 at 7pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Jun 14 at 1am TPT 2
  • #1812 — Kansas City, Hour Three
    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is in Kansas City, Missouri, where host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Daile Kaplan at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art to learn about the photography of Dorothea Lange. Highlights include a 1955 Elvis Presley concert poster, with Presley billed at the bottom; an 1812 Marklin "Puritan" toy boat, used in the family pool and valued at $20,000; and a 1919 Leon Gaspard Portrait of Young Girl oil that was appraised for $10,000 in the 1960s is appraised at the ROADSHOW for $75,000.
    Monday, Jun 13 at 8pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Jun 14 at 2am TPT 2
  • #2016 — Cleveland, Hour One
    Discover hidden treasures such as 1920 World Series stubs, a Charles Rohlfs music stand from around 1905 and an Ohio folk art double portrait, ca. 1838. One is the top find of the night!
    Saturday, Jun 18 at 7pm TPT 2
    Sunday, Jun 19 at 1am TPT 2
  • #2017 — Cleveland, Hour Two
    Join ROADSHOW in the journey to Cleveland and learn about items such as an Ohio salt-glazed figural stoneware match stand, an 1863 Civil War grave marker group and a 1964 Manoucher Yektai oil painting. Which find is valued at $65,000?
    Saturday, Jun 25 at 7pm TPT 2
    Sunday, Jun 26 at 1am TPT 2
  • #2018 — Cleveland, Hour Three
    Travel to Cleveland to see outstanding vintage finds like a "Big Bronco" coin-operated horse made around 1952, a Bill Watterson archive, ca. 1975, and a Tiffany & Co. pendant watch necklace. Can you guess the $40,000-$60,000 treasure?
    Saturday, Jul 2 at 7pm TPT 2
    Sunday, Jul 3 at 1am TPT 2
  • #2019 — Vintage Tucson
    Discover how values from a 2001 trip to Tucson hold up in today's market. Highlights include a revisit of the touching fan-favorite Navajo Ute First Phase blanket appraisal. What is the shocking updated value for this family heirloom?
    Monday, Jun 20 at 7pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Jun 21 at 1am TPT 2
  • #2020 — Vintage New York
    Uncover how appraisals from 15 years ago have changed. Highlights include an Emile Galle faience cat circa 1890, a 1968 Robert F. Kennedy letter, and a Philadelphia candlestand, ca. 1765. Which find doubled in value?
    Monday, Jun 27 at 7pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Jun 28 at 1am TPT 2
  • #2021 — Vintage Indianapolis
    Travel back 15 years to learn the current values for previously appraised finds. Highlights include an autographed electric guitar, a Little Orphan Annie dress, ca. 1930, and a 1913 N.C. Wyeth painting. Which item values fell and which ones soared?
    Monday, Jul 11 at 7pm TPT 2
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