Antiques Roadshow; Jackpot
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- Antiques Roadshow
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- 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
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It's every collector's dream: turning a modest outlay into a staggeringly high return on investment. Antiques Roadshow rolls the dice on those heady moments when luck smiles on flea market mavens and yard sale savants.
This special edition of Antiques Roadshow recalls such spectacular windfalls as a landscape painting acquired for $1.50 at a Salvation Army sale and valued at $10,000 to $15,000; an art pottery vase, grabbed at a garage sale for less than five dollars and estimated to be worth $13,000 to $17,000; a 19th-century album of watercolor paintings, scooped up at a yard sale for a quarter, with an estimated value of $20,000 to $30,000; and a 1951 Minneapolis Millers baseball uniform (shown, left) worn by Willie Mays, scored at a sports collectibles show for $50 and valued at $60,000 to $80,000.
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- Antiques and Collectibles
- Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
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