Market Warriors; Antiquing in Brimfield, MA, Part 2
MARKET WARRIORS 106 Antiquing in Brimfield, MA (Part 2) EE Master - Texted, Mixed, No CC TRT: 56:40 Last broadcast: 12/10/12
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- Market Warriors
- Antiquing in Brimfield, MA, 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 head to one of the largest markets in the world, the Brimfield Antique Show in Brimfield, Massachusetts. There they scour the 16 fields of vendors in search of the best piece of art pottery. Some notable picks include a Rookwood vase and a painted blanket chest. One picker is drawn to an item that will bring great rewards, while another buys a forgery that will cause second-guessing. Later in the episode, the pickers team up (Bob and Kevin against John and Miller) in a round to buy an object for resale the same day. Their finds go under the hammer at Cowan’s Auction in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Shopping Location: Brimfield Antiques and Collectibles Show, Brimfield, MA Auction House: Cowan's Auction, Cincinnati, OH
Winner: Bob Richter
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Game Show
- Antiques and Collectibles
- Bemko, Marsha (Series Producer)
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