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Antiques Roadshow; Atlanta, GA (2012)


Atlanta, GA - Hour 1 EE Master - Texted, Mixed, No CC First Air Date: 4/16/12

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Antiques Roadshow
Atlanta, GA (2012)
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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

Program Description

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, with host Mark L. Walberg, arrived in Atlanta, Georgia, to find plenty of Southern hospitality and tons of hot finds!

1613, 04/16/2012: Appraisals include: N.Y. Chippendale Corner Chair, ca. 1760 Appraised Value: $250,000 - $300,000; Elmer Stennes Wall Clocks, ca. 1970 Appraised Value: $11,000; 1787 Ben Franklin Signed Land Grant Appraised Value: $10,000 - $15,000; Tiffany & Company Necklace, ca. 1875 Appraised Value: $40,000 - $50,000; Signed Film Director and Actor Photographs Appraised Value: $30,000 - $40,000; Model 1853 Confederate Enfield Rifle Appraised Value: $6,000; 20th-Century Fake Fabergé Enamel Egg Appraised Value: $3,000 - $4,000; Grueby Pottery Ship Tile, ca.1910 Appraised Value: $4,000 - $5,000.

Field Trip: Surrounded by the spectacular marine life of the Georgia Aquarium, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser David Lackey examine some 19th-century examples of the shockingly realistic aquatic, amphibious and reptilian-themed plates and vases known as Palissy ware.

1614, 04/23/2012: Appraisals include: Tobey Furniture Company Card Table, ca. 1900 Appraised Value: $4,000 - $6,000; Signed Alexander Calder Woodcut Invitation, ca. 1926 Appraised Value: $10,000 - $15,000; WWII 3rd Infantry Ike Jacket & Fighting Knife, ca. 1945 Appraised Value: $2,000 - $2,500; French Ceramic Vase, ca. 1855 Appraised Value: $4,000 - $6,000; Mary Elizabeth Price Oil Painting, ca. 1930 Appraised Value: $40,000 - $60,000; James Mason Collection, ca. 1865 Appraised Value: $13,000 - $18,000; Martin Brothers Wally Birds Humidor, ca. 1905 Appraised Value: $15,000 - $20,00; French Brocade Dress, ca. 1775 Appraised Value: $25,000 - $30,000.

Field Trip: Roadshow's Most Wanted: Norman Rockwell Coca-Cola Illustrations, World of Coca-Cola Starting in the late 1920s through the mid-1930s, Coca-Cola commissioned Norman Rockwell to paint six advertisement illustrations for the company, featuring their iconic green bottles and idyllic all-American imagery. These original illustrations were then reproduced in calendars, billboards, and print publications.Today, three of the six Rockwell illustrations are in Coca-Cola's possession, while the other three are missing, having been lent out for use in publications and never returned.

1615, 04/30/2012: Highlights include a circa 1961 Willie Mays jersey and pants; a 17th-century Ming bronze guardian figure picked up by the owner’s grandmother during a world tour in the 1950s; and a circa 1861 Confederate officer’s sword, originally belonging to the guest’s great-great-great-grandfather, and valued at $50,000. Additional appraisals include: Micromosaic & Pietra Dura Table, ca. 1860 Appraised Value: $10,000 - $15,000; 1775 John Montresor Map of New York City Appraised Value: $35,000 - $45,000; German Gilt Table Clock with Book, ca. 1700 Appraised Value: $8,000 - $10,000; Preston Dickinson "Village" Watercolor, ca. 1925 Appraised Value: $30,000 - $50,000; Sara Ayers Catawba Pottery, ca. 1970 Appraised Value: $2,900 - $3,900.

Field Trip: George N. Barnard Photographs: George Whiteley In Atlanta, Georgia, host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Wes Cowan at a collector’s home to examine extremely rare photographs of Sherman’s 1864 March to the Sea and the burning of Atlanta.



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Antiques and Collectibles
Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Antiques Roadshow; Atlanta, GA (2012),” 04/16/2012, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 15, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4815A9DDA1AE4A8AB79B8FA8B654FD3B.
MLA: “Antiques Roadshow; Atlanta, GA (2012).” 04/16/2012. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 15, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4815A9DDA1AE4A8AB79B8FA8B654FD3B>.
APA: Antiques Roadshow; Atlanta, GA (2012). Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4815A9DDA1AE4A8AB79B8FA8B654FD3B
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