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Antiques Roadshow; Birmingham, AL

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Series
Antiques Roadshow
Program
Birmingham, AL
Program Number

403

Series Description

ROADSHOW is part adventure, part history lesson, part treasure hunt. Specialists from the country's leading auction houses and independent dealers from across the nation, travel throughout the United States offering free appraisals of antiques and collectibles. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW cameras watch as owners recount tales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-neglected items salvaged from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truth about these finds. Series hosT 100-400: Chris Jussel; Series hosT 5-600: Dan Elias. Series release date: 1997

Program Description

403: Host Chris Jussel welcomes viewers to Birmingham, Alabama, from the Birmingham Museum of Art, the largest art museum in the Southeast, with the largest and most comprehensive collection of Wedgwood outside of England. At the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex, appraisers are thrilled to find a rare collection of Gone with the Wind memorabilia, an interesting old Bible and a marvelous miniature Chippendale chest estimated to be worth between $50,000 and $60,000.

404: From the historic Sloss Furnaces Complex in Birmingham,Alabama, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Chris Jussel describes how a combination of abundant raw materials and entrepreneurship fueled the early growth of the city's iron and steel industries in the 19th century. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW experts at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex find a wealth of interesting objects, including an exquisite late 19th-century crazy quilt and an unusual gold ring with a surprise inside—and a surprising value of between $15,000 and $20,000.

Duration

00:56:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Topics
Antiques and Collectibles
Creators
Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Antiques Roadshow; Birmingham, AL,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0444ECFECD8B45BCB23408668A3F9479.
MLA: “Antiques Roadshow; Birmingham, AL.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0444ECFECD8B45BCB23408668A3F9479>.
APA: Antiques Roadshow; Birmingham, AL. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0444ECFECD8B45BCB23408668A3F9479
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