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Antiques Roadshow; Milwaukee, Wi

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Antiques Roadshow
Milwaukee, Wi
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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

305: ANTIQUES ROADSHOW experts are in Milwaukee, Wisconsin,to appraise folk art pieces, silver, furniture and pottery. Host Chris Jussel leads a field trip to the Villa Terrace Decorative Art Museum. Built as a private residence in 1924, the Villa Terrace is now home to an impressive collection of silver, American art pottery and metalwork. At the Wisconsin Center, collectors arrive with an eclectic array of antiques and collectibles, including a unique carving of birds and a Chippendale chair valued at a whopping $60,000 to $90,000.

306: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, welcomes ANTIQUES ROADSHOW specialists to see more fine furniture, silver, paintings, and household items. While in Milwaukee, Chris Jussel describes a tumultuous time in the region's history when three towns separated by area rivers began a rivalry over the right to build bridges. At the Wisconsin Center, appraisers are excited about a number of interesting finds, including a "Speedy" Alka Seltzer figure from the 1950s advertising campaign and a beautiful chair possibly designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.



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Antiques and Collectibles
Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
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