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Antiques Roadshow; Chattanooga, TN


Chattanooga, TN, Hour 1 EE Master - Texted, Mixed, No CC First Air Date: 3/30/2009

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Antiques Roadshow
Chattanooga, TN
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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

1310: 3/30/2009: Reenactors fire a mid-19th-century cannon at the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park to punctuate a discussion of collecting antique cannon. Discoveries include an 1826 Tennessee hunting horn; a Regency cellarette once owned by poet Lord Byron; and an heirloom necklace whose centerpiece is a five carat diamond, valued at $250,000.

Appraisals include: Burmese Carved Ivory Tusk, ca. 1900 Appraised Value: $5,000; 1940 Walt Disney "Fantasia" Animation Cel Appraised Value: $9,000 - $12,000; Thomas Hart Benton Watercolor & Drawing, ca. 1940 Appraised Value: $30,000; Lord Byron Cellarette & Portrait, ca. 1810 Appraised Value: $21,000 - $31,500; 1826 Tennessee Hunting Horn Appraised Value: $10,000 - $11,000; Diamond & Pearl Necklace, ca. 1905 Appraised Value: $250,000; Hyde & Goodrich Silver Soup Tureen, ca. 1850 Appraised Value: $10,000 - $15,000; George Washington Commemorative Bandana, ca. 1799 Appraised Value: $6,500 - $7,000

Field Trip: Civil War Era Cannon: Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Park

1311: 4/6/2009: Chattanooga, Tennessee's AT&T Field - home of the Chattanooga Lookouts baseball team - is the backdrop for ANTIQUES ROADSHOW's look at collecting minor league baseball memorabilia. Appraisal highlights: a 19th-century military over-the-shoulder saxophone; an heirloom Confederate soldier's sword; and a collection of movie marketing memorabilia from the 1920s to the 1980s, valued at $10,000 to $15,000.

Appraisals include: America Movie Memorabilia Appraised Value: $10,000 - $15,0000; 19th-Century French Table Clock by Courtois Appraised Value: $7,000 - $10,000; Over-the-Shoulder Saxhorn, ca. 1865 Appraised Value: $4,000 - $5,000; English Pear-Form Tea Caddy, ca. 1810 Appraised Value: $3,000; 19th-Century Fiji Tapa Cloth & Club Appraised Value: $2,500 - $3,500; Southern Needlework Picture, ca. 1830 Appraised Value: $6,000 - $9,000; English Memorial Jewelry Collection Appraised Value: $40,000; Confederate Sword with Etched Blade by Thomas, Griswold and Company Appraised Value: $30,000

Field Trip: Minor League Baseball Collectibles: Chattanooga Lookouts

1312: 4/13/2009: A stroll across Chattanooga, Tennessee's Walnut Street bridge - one of the longest pedestrian bridges in the world - introduces ANTIQUES ROADSHOW's discussion of carved wooden folk-art walking canes. Appraisal highlights: an heirloom 18th-century Chippendale tall chest; a unique piece of presidential memorabilia: an "8-ball" presented to Harry Truman in 1948 by the Los Angeles Press Club; and a pristine Lionel train set, circa 1930, valued at $2,500 to $3,000.

Appraisals include: Chippendale Walnut Tall Chest, ca. 1790 Appraised Value: $30,000 - $50,000; French Fashion Doll & Wardrobe, ca. 1870 Appraised Value: $5,000 ; Two Scrimshaw Whale Teeth, ca. 1840 Appraised Value: $25,000: Lionel Freight Train Set, ca. 1935 Appraised Value: $2,500 - $3,000; French Enamel & Diamond Watch, ca. 1860 Appraised Value: $2,000 - $3,000; 1948 Truman Presidential 8-Ball Award Appraised Value: $12,000 -$20,000; ohn McCrady Oil Painting & Lithograph, ca. 1942 Appraised Value: $10,300 - $15,500; Newcomb College Vase, ca. 1908 Appraised Value: $30,000 - $40,000

Field Trip: Folk Art Walking Sticks: City of Chattanooga Parks and Recreation



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Antiques and Collectibles
Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Antiques Roadshow; Chattanooga, TN,” 03/30/2009, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8393F9E363C5420D8308DEDCA21F0314.
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