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Antiques Roadshow; Roadshow Fame and Fortune


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Antiques Roadshow
Roadshow Fame and Fortune
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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

What better way to cap ANTIQUES ROADSHOW's 10th Anniversary season than with Fame and Fortune? This ROADSHOW special edition spotlights celebrities, big-shots, and headliners through objects connected to their lives. Fame and Fortune features a stellar lineup of appraisals that give new meaning to the term "face value."


Ramones memorabilia appraised by Gary Sohmers, of Wex Rex Collectibles in Hudson, Massachusetts. From New York, Hour 1 (2002).

Ulysses S. Grant letter appraised by Selby Kiffer, of Sotheby's in New York City. From Austin, Hour 2 (2001).

Signed Oscar Wilde book appraised by Thomas Lecky, of Christie's in New York City. From Reno, Hour 3 (2005).

Davy Crockett marriage license appraised by Francis Wahlgren, of Christie's in New York City. From Tampa, Hour 1 (2006)

Hank Mann memorabilia appraised by Rudy Franchi, of Heritage Galleries in Dallas, Texas. From San Francisco, Hour 2 (1998).

Jackie Gleason's golf clubs appraised by Leila Dunbar, of Sotheby's in New York City. From Charleston, Hour 1 (2001).

1841 Abraham Lincoln letter appraised by Marsha Malinowski, of Sotheby's in New York City. From Atlanta, Hour 1 (1998).

Charles Schulz art appraised by Philip Weiss, of Philip Weiss Auctions in Oceanside, New York. From Los Angeles, Hour 3 (2006).

Follow the Stories from ROADSHOW Fame and Fortune:

The Purloined Portrait On the trail of a missing Poe daguerreotype (Omaha, Hour 3)



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Broadcast program

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Antiques and Collectibles
Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Antiques Roadshow; Roadshow Fame and Fortune,” 05/29/2006, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 17, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_67B5432F6B34467A9D0475BF84B35826.
MLA: “Antiques Roadshow; Roadshow Fame and Fortune.” 05/29/2006. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 17, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_67B5432F6B34467A9D0475BF84B35826>.
APA: Antiques Roadshow; Roadshow Fame and Fortune. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_67B5432F6B34467A9D0475BF84B35826
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