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Antiques Roadshow
Philadelphia, Pa
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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

In the Philadelphia edition of ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, experts from the country's great auction houses look at silver, jewelry,some fine furniture and paintings and pieces fashioned in the homespun Pennsylvania Dutch tradition. From the Philadelphia Museum of Art, which houses some of the best American furniture ever made, host Chris Jussel introduces viewers to Philadelphia's long-standing interest in antiques. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW appraisers make some amazing discoveries at the Philadelphia Civic Center, including a piece of museum-quality armor rescued from an attic, and a document written by Abraham Lincoln.



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Antiques and Collectibles
Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Antiques Roadshow; Philadelphia, Pa,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2A18338DE3E54D77BB28BF5E0D173FB6.
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APA: Antiques Roadshow; Philadelphia, Pa. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2A18338DE3E54D77BB28BF5E0D173FB6
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