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Antiques Roadshow; Unique Antiques

1120 Unique Antiques EE Master w/Mix and Text, No CC First Air Date: 11/19/07


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Series
Antiques Roadshow
Program
Unique Antiques
Program Number

1120

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

ROADSHOW's "Unique Antiques" showcases some of the most outlandish, kitschy, and downright morbidly fascinating antiques and collectibles of the series' last decade. Warning: These objects have been appraised by trained professionals; don't try this at home! Highlights include: a Weller pottery humidor in the shape of a skull; a chair once belonging to Chang Bunker, the owner's great-grandfather and half of the 19th century's world famous conjoined twins, Chang and Eng; and a collection of tin cans salvaged from a 19th-century dump and valued at $10,000 to $14,000.

Duration

00:56:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Topics
Antiques and Collectibles
Creators
Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Antiques Roadshow; Unique Antiques,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7B0A40F284AB42A8AD2267F99501E296.
MLA: “Antiques Roadshow; Unique Antiques.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7B0A40F284AB42A8AD2267F99501E296>.
APA: Antiques Roadshow; Unique Antiques. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7B0A40F284AB42A8AD2267F99501E296
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