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Antiques Roadshow; Billings, MT


Billings, MT - Hour 1 EE Master - Texted, Mixed, No CC First Air Date: 4/11/2011

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Antiques Roadshow
Billings, MT
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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

1510, 04/11/2011: The Roadshow travels to Billings, Montana and in the first hour the appraisers will see a 19th-century Chinese jade brush washer, a 1752 English silver coursing trophy, and a long-lost 19th-century Arthur Brown watercolor scene of Yellowstone National Park. Additional appraisals include: Shoshone Painted Elk Hide, ca. 1895 Appraised Value: $12,000 - $20,000; Art Deco Bronze & Ivory Sculpture, ca. 1930 Appraised Value: $6,000 - $7,000; 26th Dynasty Ushabti Figure, ca. 550 BC Appraised Value: $6,000 - $8,000; Silver & Glass Presentation Decanter Set, ca. 1874 Appraised Value: $5,000 - $7,000; 20th-Century Diamond Jewelry Appraised Value: $14,000 - $20,000.

Field Trip: Seventh Cavalry Weapons of the Battle of Little Bighorn: Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument; Real Bird's Little Bighorn Reenactment.

1511, 04/18/2011: The Roadshow continues its visit to Billings, MT. Hour two highlights include a 19th-century Japanese suit of armor, a battle-scarred relic from the American Civil War and an 1825 Parisian gilt bronze plateau. Additional appraisals include: Georgian Gem-Set Necklace, ca. 1830, Appraised Value: $7,000 - $9,000; Seven Nantucket Baskets, Appraised Value: $14,150 - $18,200; Yankees Signed Baseball and Huggins Letters Appraised Value: $14,000 - $20,000; 1874 Luigi Rossi Oil Painting, Appraised Value: $12,000 - $18,000; Handel Lamp with Reverse Painted Shade, ca. 1900, Appraised Value: $8,000 - $12,000.

Field trip: Thomas Molesworth Furniture: Buffalo Bill Historical Center

1512, 04/25/2011: The Roadshow travels to Billings, Montana and some of the items the appraisers will see in this final hour are a collection of ruby, diamond and jade rings, a London first edition of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" and an 1843 artillery sword, scabbard and belt. Additional appraisals include: 1798 Thomas Howard Chippendale Slant-Front Desk Appraised Value: $10,000 - $15,000; Sequin Flapper Dress & Lamé Coat, ca. 1925 Appraised Value: $3,000 - $3,700; 1932 Selden Gile Watercolor Appraised Value: $5,000 - $8,000; Franz Bergman Bronze Figural Lamp, ca. 1910 Appraised Value: $15,000 - $20,000; 1901 Rookwood "Big Bow" Vase by Grace Young Appraised Value: $6,000 - $9,000.

Field Trip: J.H. Sharp Paintings: Yellowstone Art Museum



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Broadcast program

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Antiques and Collectibles
Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Antiques Roadshow; Billings, MT,” 04/11/2011, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 24, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C046477B671B4255B5BF07F2D23AB0FF.
MLA: “Antiques Roadshow; Billings, MT.” 04/11/2011. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 24, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C046477B671B4255B5BF07F2D23AB0FF>.
APA: Antiques Roadshow; Billings, MT. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C046477B671B4255B5BF07F2D23AB0FF
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