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Antiques Roadshow; El Paso, TX


El Paso, TX - Hour 1 EE Master - Texted, Mixed, No CC First Air Date: 3/26/12

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Antiques Roadshow
El Paso, TX
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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

1610, 03/26/2012: In El Paso, Texas, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser John Buxton head to the Centennial Museum to check out beautiful pre-Columbian pottery from the Casas Grandes culture. Highlights include a 19th-century Fiji split whale’s tooth necklace; Andy Warhol’s 1966 artist’s proof of a print of Jacqueline Kennedy; and a 1937 first edition copy of The Hobbit, with original dust jacket and author J.R.R. Tolkien’s signature, valued at $80,000 to $120,000. Additional appraisals include: Regina Model 35 Music Box, ca. 1900, Appraised Value: $15,000 - $20,000; Late 18th-Century George III Tambor-Front Desk Appraised Value: $2,000 - $4,000; Zelda Fitzgerald Oil Painting, ca. 1935 Appraised Value: $10,000 - $20,000; 1912 Sèvres Exhibition Vase & Case Appraised Value: $2,000 - $3,000; 1913 Louis Agassiz Fuertes Drawings & Sketches Appraised Value: $11,000 - $17,000; Early 20th-Century Russian Silver Gem-set Cigarette Case Appraised Value: $2,000 - $3,000.

Field Trip: Casas Grandes Pottery: Centennial Museum & Gardens, University of El Paso El Paso Museum of Archeology Amerind Foundation, Inc. In El Paso, Texas, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser John Buxton head to the Centennial Museum to check out beautiful pre-Columbian pottery from the Casas Grandes culture.

1611, 04/02/2012: Signed Andy Warhol soup cans and pop art and signed Cormac McCarthy first editions are appraised. Additional appraisals include: 19th-Century Cabinet-on-Stand Appraised Value: $12,000 - $18,000; Japanese Bronze Sculpture, ca. 1890 Appraised Value: $15,000; "Lotto" Oushak Rug, ca. 1570 Appraised Value: $30,000 - $40,000; 1960 Wilson Hurley Oil Landscape Appraised Value: $10,000 - $15,000; Art Deco Diamond & Platinum Bracelet Appraised Value: $8,000 - $10,000; WWII A-2 Leather Bomber Jacket & Photo Appraised Value: $3,000 - $4,000.

Field Trip: "Mississippi" Rifles: Old Fort Bliss Museum: In sunny El Paso, Texas, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Chris Mitchell explore how the innovative "Mississippi" rifle dramatically changed the odds in the Mexican-American War, as well as the current market for this weapon.

1612, 04/09/2012: ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, with host Mark L. Walberg, rode into El Paso, Texas and rounded up a heard of handsome antiques from the surrounding ranchland. Appraisals include: Edward Gorey Collection, ca. 1980 Appraised Value: $5,000; Charles Raphael Peyre Bronze, ca. 1900 Appraised Value: $9,000; 19th-Century Spanish Colonial Chair & Trastero Appraised Value: $4,200 - $6,800; French Bru Jeune Doll, Size 1, ca. 1895 Appraised Value: $28,000 - $38,000; 1834 Ben Rush Milam Signed Will Appraised Value: $30,000 - $50,000; Fremont F. Ellis Oil Landscape, ca. 1935 Appraised Value: $15,000 - $25,000; 1787 Debbe Poor Sampler, Andover, Massachusetts Appraised Value: $40,000; Panama Canal Occupational Shaving Mug, ca. 1910 Appraised Value: $3,000 - $5,000.

Field Trip: Vintage Spurs: Cattleman's Steakhouse at Indian Cliffs Ranch: Against the backdrop of Indian Cliff Ranch, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Bruce Shackelford discuss the styles and construction that distinguish Texas spurs and what collectors of vintage spurs are willing to pay for them.

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Antiques and Collectibles
Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Antiques Roadshow; El Paso, TX,” 03/26/2012, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 16, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B657DC4D627F43018019255E00E9D743.
MLA: “Antiques Roadshow; El Paso, TX.” 03/26/2012. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 16, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B657DC4D627F43018019255E00E9D743>.
APA: Antiques Roadshow; El Paso, TX. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B657DC4D627F43018019255E00E9D743
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