Market Warriors; Antiquing in Canton, TX, Part 2
MARKET WARRIORS 110 Antiquing in Canton, TX (Part 2) EE Master - Texted, Mixed, No CC TRT: 56:40 First Air Date: 11/05/12
More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Undigitized item: Request Digitization
Untranscribed item: Request Transcription
- Market Warriors
- Antiquing in Canton, TX, Part 2
- Program Number
- Series Description
Premiered July 16, 2012 NOTE: Fred Willard was replaced by Mark Walberg as series off camera host after episode 101.
Market Warriors is a series in which expert antiques "pickers" embark on a nationwide treasure hunt, scouring flea markets for vintage valuables and selling their finds at auction with an eye toward maximizing profit. These pickers aren't your amateur-weekend-flea-market hobbyists-they are pros, here to compete against each other in a competition that takes us on a cross-country adventure. In each episode, four pickers travel to different market locations across the country to purchase certain items with a set amount of money. We will learn not only about different objects and their history; we'll see the competitors apply their knowledge and skills to real financial transactions. Using individual interviews we will get to know our pickers and learn about what they bought and why. We then will discover the current value of the objects as only the marketplace can determine. The sale of our pickers' items takes place at an auction on a different day, in a different location. Before the auction, we will hear our auction house experts appraise each of these items and their estimates won't always jibe with the dollar value our pickers have attached to these objects. All four competitors will watch the auctioneer take charge of the bidding and the picker whose objects make the highest total profit at auction is the winner of that episode.
Scoreboard: Who's been the big winner this season?
1st: Kevin Bruneau with 10 wins 2nd: Bob Richter with 4 wins 3rd: Miller Gaffney with 3 wins 4th: John Bruno with 2 wins 5th: Bene Raia with 1 win Series release date: 07/16/2012
- Program Description
This week on MARKET WARRIORS, pickers Miller, John, Bob and Kevin return to Canton, Texas, home to First Monday Trade Days, a massive monthly market in East Texas. Day two is a challenge for the pickers, working within their fixed budgets to find something from the 19th century. Off-screen host Mark L. Walberg comments on the broad range of finds the pickers bring to the table, including a blue railroad lantern and a pair of carved Chinese figures. Other finds include a Japanese hibachi, a German wall clock and a folk art cabinet. This week one picker’s creativity and knowledge provides a winning edge when the items go to auction at Ken Farmer’s Auctions in Radford, Virginia.
Auction House: Ken Farmer Auctions & Appraisals, Radford, VA Shopping Location: First Monday Trade Days, Canton, TX
Winner: Miller Gaffney
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Game Show
- Antiques and Collectibles
- Bemko, Marsha (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Market Warriors; Antiquing in Canton, TX, Part 2,” 11/05/2012, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 21, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6D1CDB3E96C743F48E5285DBD43B81FF.
- MLA: “Market Warriors; Antiquing in Canton, TX, Part 2.” 11/05/2012. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 21, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6D1CDB3E96C743F48E5285DBD43B81FF>.
- APA: Market Warriors; Antiquing in Canton, TX, Part 2. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6D1CDB3E96C743F48E5285DBD43B81FF