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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Detroit, MI, Part 2 of 3

 

Highlights from the Roadshow floor 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.

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Detroit, MI, Part 3 of 3

 

Highlights from the Roadshow floor 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; and two etchings, one by Edward Hopper and one by John Sloan.

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Baton Rouge, LA, Part 1 of 3

 

In Baton Rouge, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Leigh Keno at Magnolia Mound Plantation to learn about Campeche chairs. Highlights include a French Art Deco diamond and platinum ring, ca. 1930, purchased at auction for $30 as cubic zirconia and now valued at $25,000 to $35,000; a copy of the book The History of Magic, with an inscription from the owner’s old college roommate — Jim Morrison of The Doors; and four Rembrandt and James McNeill Whistler etchings that were collected by the guest’s father from around 1940 to 1960 and are appraised for $100,000.

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Baton Rouge, LA, Part 2 of 3

 

Highlights include a Louisiana political poster, found in a pile of garbage on the side of the road, appraised for $3,000 to $4,000; three paintings by New Orleans artists and Newcomb pottery founders William and Ellsworth Woodward, worth about $30,000 to $50,000; and a NASA photograph collection brought to ROADSHOW by a former NASA employee who served as one of the test directors for the Zero-G airplane also known as “The Vomit Comet,” valued at $35,000 to $45,000 for the entire collection.

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Baton Rouge, LA, Part 3 of 3

 

Highlights include an early 19th-century Louisiana work table, a collection of insightful Civil War Confederate letters, and a Porfirio Salinas oil.

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Kansas City, MO, Part 1 of 3

 

Highlights include an 1891 Kansas City Fire Chief presentation badge made by the fine jeweler Mermod & Jaccard and given to Kansas City Fire Chief George Hale at the turn of the 20th-century; a bold 1796 Chinese bronze censer that was recently found on the floor of a local antique mall and is now valued at $8,000 to $12,000; and a pristine 1965 Roy Lichtenstein screen print that was bought by the owner’s parents at a Kansas City department store in the mid-1960s and is now appraised for $300,000.

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Boise, ID, Part 3 of 3

 

Highlights from the Roadshow floor include an 1822 letter from Thomas Jefferson that documents his reading suggestions for furthering one’s education and a Babe Ruth Candy Club membership card.

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Detroit, MI, Part 1 of 3

 

Highlights from the Roadshow floor 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, who portrayed the “Cowardly Lion.”

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Seattle, WA, Part 2 of 3

 

Seattle 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.

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Seattle, WA, Part 3 of 3

 

Highlights from the Roadshow floor in Seattle include a late-16th-century diamond and enamel jewel; a moose, elk and buffalo hide chair; and a Steiff clown bear worth $2,500-$3,200.

 

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