Vintage Rochester

Back in 1998, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW traveled to Rochester, NY and appraised items including a painting by Frank Zappa, a van Munster violin and a Minton vase. One of these items increased over five times in value, and another has dropped by more than $1,000. Tune in to find out which item’s value has soared and which one’s value is sinking.

Air Date 7/8/13

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
  • #1711 — Cincinnati, Hour Two |
    Saturday, Sep 23 at 7pm TPT 2
  • #1711 — Cincinnati, Hour Two |
    Sunday, Sep 24 at 1am TPT 2
  • #1712 — Cincinnati, Hour Three |
    Saturday, Sep 30 at 7pm TPT 2
  • #1712 — Cincinnati, Hour Three |
    Sunday, Oct 1 at 1am TPT 2
  • #1803 — Boise, Hour Three |
    Monday, Oct 2 at 7pm TPT 2
  • #1711 — Cincinnati, Hour Two
    During a visit to the Cincinnati Zoo, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW discusses with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service how today's endangered rhinos are affected by the antiques trade. Discoveries in "the city that sings" include a suit that belonged to chicken magnate Colonel Sanders; a bronze horse sculpture by Solon Borglum; and an 1846 wall map of the western United States, valued at $11,000-$12,000.
    Saturday, Sep 23 at 7pm TPT 2
    Sunday, Sep 24 at 1am TPT 2
  • #1712 — Cincinnati, Hour Three
    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW explores the craftsmanship of Cincinnati carved furniture. Then, it's off to the races with a trophy from the 1908 Belmont Stakes and an early 20th-century toy horse and buggy, to highlight just a few discoveries. Others include a French advertising poster and an impressive bust of Abraham Lincoln, valued at $5,000-$7, 000.
    Saturday, Sep 30 at 7pm TPT 2
    Sunday, Oct 1 at 1am TPT 2
  • #1713 — Rapid City, Hour One
    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW visits one of South Dakota's greatest treasures, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, to look at presidential prints. Some notable finds in Rapid City include a suite of furniture by Thomas Molesworth from the famous "Ranch A," and signed military documents of Elvis Presley, valued at $4,000-$5,500.
    Saturday, Oct 7 at 6pm TPT 2
  • #1715 — Rapid City, Hour Three
    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg explores 19th-century Sioux weapons with appraiser John Buxton at beautiful Sylvan Lake in Custer State Park. Notable finds include a 1760s Chester County Pennsylvania spice chest; two sets of Frank Lloyd Wright blueprints; and a Favrile Fabrique Tiffany desk lamp valued at $4,000-$6,000.
    Saturday, Oct 14 at 6pm TPT 2
  • #1717 — Seattle, Hour Two
    It wouldn't be a visit to Seattle without a ride up the Space Needle! ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Nicholas Lowry visit the tower to talk about World's Fair posters. Seattle's discoveries run the gamut with a circa 1964 "Star Trek" script and pitch letter; a Civil War dog collar; and Harriet Frishmuth bookends valued at $10,000.
    Saturday, Oct 21 at 6pm TPT 2
  • #1719 — Survivors
    Every antique is a survivor, but considering some have made it through exceptionally dangerous circumstances, it is amazing they survived at all. In this special episode, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW highlights amazing tales of rescues, near misses, and beating the odds with treasures that have endured wars, natural disasters, fires and more. A French Blue John urn that remains largely intact despite multiple gunshots is appraised for $3,000 to $5,000. Other highlights include a New Orleans Chess Table that held strong through Hurricane Katrina and hotel stationary - bearing the names of three of the four Beatles - that escaped a fiery end.
    Saturday, Oct 28 at 6pm TPT 2
  • #1803 — Boise, Hour Three
    In Boise, Idaho, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Colleene Fesko at the Boise Art Museum to learn about the works of outsider artist James Castle. Highlights include an 1822 letter from Thomas Jefferson that documents his reading suggestions for furthering one's education; a rare Babe Ruth Candy Club membership card, ca. 1926, that details tips from the Babe himself; and a ruby and diamond necklace, ca. 1920, that was originally mailed to the guest's mother and sat on her front porch unnoticed for several days, valued $80,000 to $100,000.
    Monday, Oct 2 at 7pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Oct 3 at 1am TPT 2
  • #1804 — Detroit, Hour One
    Highlights include a 1970 Andy Warhol poster signed by Warhol himself; an early 20th-century collection of locally crafted Pewabic pottery; and a working script of The Wizard of Oz, used on set by Bert Lahr, fondly known as the "Cowardly Lion."
    Monday, Oct 2 at 8pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Oct 3 at 2am TPT 2
  • #1805 — Detroit, Hour Two
    Highlights include Marvin Gaye's 1964 passport, found inside an album, purchased for 50 cents at an estate sale; a Petrus van Schendel oil painting, ca. 1860; and a signed photo album of President Abraham Lincoln and his cabinet and Senate.
    Monday, Oct 9 at 7pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Oct 10 at 1am TPT 2
  • #1806 — Detroit, Hour Three
    Highlights include a Charles Schulz signed letter and drawing of his "Peanuts" character Linus; letters from Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud discussing Russian ballet dancer Vaslav Nijinsky; two etchings, one by Edward Hopper and one by John Sloan.
    Monday, Oct 9 at 8pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Oct 10 at 2am TPT 2
  • #1807 — Baton Rouge, Hour One
    Highlights include a French Art Deco diamond and platinum ring; a copy of the book The History of Magic with an inscription by Jim Morrison; four Rembrandt and James McNeill Whistler etchings collected by the guest's father around 1940 to 1960.
    Monday, Oct 16 at 7pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Oct 17 at 1am 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.
    Monday, Oct 23 at 7pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Oct 24 at 1am TPT 2
  • #1810 — Kansas City, Hour One
    Highlights include an 1891 Kansas City Fire Chief badge made by Mermod & Jaccard; 1796 Chinese bronze censer found on the floor of a local antique mall; pristine 1965 Roy Lichtenstein screen print bought by the owner's parents at a department store.
    Monday, Oct 23 at 8pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Oct 24 at 2am TPT 2
  • #2128 — Our 50 States 1
    Celebrate America's hidden treasures from all 50 states in part one of this two-hour special, with finds such as a Thomas Hart Benton oil on tin, a Kentucky sugar chest, and a 1960 inscribed To Kill a Mockingbird. Which is valued at $125,000?
    New Monday, Oct 30 at 7pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Oct 31 at 1am TPT 2

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