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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Jacksonville FL. Part 3 of 3 | Atlantic City, NJ Part 2 of 3

 


Jacksonville, FL, Part 3 of 3

The 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 from the Roadshow floor 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, appraised for $55,000 to $60,000.

 

Atlantic City, NJ Part 2 of 3

In Atlantic City, New Jersey, appraiser Andy Ourant dips into the market for swimsuit-clad, early 20th-century bisque figurines, known as bathing beauties. Program highlights include a collection of Enrico Caruso memorabilia brought by his grandson; a 1955 collection of photos and baseballs signed by Hall of Fame pitcher Cy Young; and a pair of heirloom boxwood and ivory figurines estimated to be worth $50,000 to $75,000, but if confirmed to be 18th-century originals by sculptor Simon Troger, could be worth $400,000.

 

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Vintage Jacksonville, FL and Vintage Atlantic City, NJ

 

Vintage Jacksonville, FL

In Jacksonville, Florida, 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 from the Roadshow floor 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, VA, brought by a descendant of General Richard Stoddert Ewell, now worth $50,000 to $100,000.

 

Atlantic City, NJ Part 1 of 3

The Roadshow touches down in Atlantic City, then detours to the Wheaton Arts Center in Millville, New Jersey, where appraiser Arlie Sulka looks at some beautiful old American paperweights and host Mark L. Walberg tries his hand at glass blowing. Highlights from the Roadshow floor include a Walt Whitman memoir inscribed by the author to a group of firefighters; a late 19th-century bronze and marble statue by the acclaimed French sculptor Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse; and an oil painting by acclaimed 19th-century Canadian artist Cornelius Krieghoff, noted for portraying narrative-like scenes, valued at $200,000 to $350,000.

 

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Jacksonville, FL and Raleigh, NC

 

Jacksonville, FL, Part 1 of 3

The 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, a gift from the artist to the guest’s father that is now appraised for $125,000.

 

Raleigh, NC, Part 3 of 3

The Roadshow visits North Carolina’s Museum of the Cape Fear in Fayetteville, once the site of a U.S. arsenal seized by the Confederacy, to look at some of the weapons made in North Carolina during the Civil War. Highlights from the Roadshow floor include an archive of items related to Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1966 visit to St. Mark’s AME Zion Church in Durham; a circa 1800 heirloom Virginia-made table, purported to have ties to Thomas Jefferson; and a pair of circa 1725 chairs, made by New England furniture maker John Gaines, whose value is estimated to be $30,000 to $50,000.