Antiques Roadshow

National Cash Register: Owner Interview

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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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.
Upcoming Air Dates
  • #2025 — Vintage Boston |
    Saturday, Oct 29 at 7pm TPT 2
  • #2025 — Vintage Boston |
    Sunday, Oct 30 at 1am TPT 2
  • #2027 — Mansion Masterpieces |
    New Monday, Oct 31 at 7pm TPT 2
  • #1835 — Manor House Treasures |
    Monday, Oct 31 at 8pm TPT 2
  • #2027 — Mansion Masterpieces |
    Tuesday, Nov 1 at 1am 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
  • #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.
    Saturday, Nov 12 at 7pm TPT 2
    Sunday, Nov 13 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.
    Saturday, Nov 19 at 7pm TPT 2
    Sunday, Nov 20 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
  • #1902 — New York City, Hour Two
    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW 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 ROADSHOW "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.
    Monday, Nov 14 at 8pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Nov 15 at 2am TPT 2
  • #1903 — New York City, Hour Three
    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.
    Monday, Nov 21 at 7pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Nov 22 at 1am TPT 2
  • #1904 — Austin, Hour One
    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW 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.
    Monday, Nov 21 at 8pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Nov 22 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
  • #2026 — Junk in the Trunk 6
    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 Monday, Nov 14 at 7pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Nov 15 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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