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Antiques Roadshow; Boston, MA (2013)


Antiques Roadshow 1704 Boston - Hour 1, First Airdate: 1/28/2013 EE Master - Texted, Mixed

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Antiques Roadshow
Boston, MA (2013)
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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

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1704, 01/28/2013: In Boston, Massachusetts, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Wes Cowan look at a famous and controversial Paul Revere print. Notable discoveries include a Norman Rockwell collection from a guest who modeled for the artist as a child; an Aldro Hibbard oil painting brought in by the mayor of Boston; and — no visit to Beantown would be complete without it — a Red Sox World Series team-signed ball valued at $25,000 to $35,000. Additional appraisals include: Tiffany & Company Demantoid Garnet Watch with Fob, ca. 1890 Appraised Value: $10,000 - $15,000 (2012); Bakshaish Rug, ca. 1880 Appraised Value: $25,000 - $35,000 (2012); "Superman 7" & "Action 31" Comic Books Appraised Value: $7,500 - $12,500 (2012); French Crystal Regulator Clock, ca. 1900 Appraised Value: $8,000 - $10,000 (2012); Maori Kotiate War Club, ca. 1850 Appraised Value: $12,000 - $15,000 (2012); Daniel Chester French Bronzes, ca. 1898 Appraised Value: $20,000 - $30,000 (2012).

Field Trip: Revere Boston Massacre Print: Paul Revere Boston Massacre Print: The Bostonian Society and City of Boston.

1705, 02/04/2013: ANTIQUES ROADSHOW visits the Boston Public Library to explore sketches from the beloved children’s book Make Way for Ducklings, which inspired the creation of Boston’s famous duckling sculptures. Boston guests sure can carry a tune, bringing in a 1950 Selmer alto saxophone, an impressive George Gershwin collection and 1970s Beatles memorabilia valued at $60,000. Additional appraisals include: North Carolina Secretary, ca. 1790 Appraised Value: $60,000 - $125,000 (2012); Early Automobile Memorabilia, ca. 1906 Appraised Value: $17,000 - $23,000 (2012); 1734 American Paper Filigree Crest Appraised Value: $30,000 - $100,000 (2012); Nayarit Seated Figure, 200 BC – 200 AD Appraised Value: $15,000 - $25,000 (2012); Revolutionary War British Cartridge Box, ca. 1776 Appraised Value: $20,000 - $25,000 (2012); Lilla Cabot Perry Oil Portrait, ca. 1915 Appraised Value: $40,000 - $60,000 (2012).

Field trip: Make Way for Ducklings: Boston Public Library

1706, 02/11/2013: On ANTIQUES ROADSHOW’s visit to Boston, Massachusetts, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Stephen Fletcher explore folk art carvings at the historic Sleeper-McCann House in Gloucester. Discoveries include a host of arms and militaria, including Civil War photographs; World War II German POW signs; and a circa 1810 South Carolina musket valued at $6,000-$8,000. Additional appraisals include: Tiffany & Company Natural Pearl & Diamond Necklace, ca. 1909 Appraised Value: $80,000 - $200,000 (2012); Makuzu Kozan Porcelain Vase, ca. 1898 Appraised Value: $10,000 - $12,000 (2012); Giovanni Piranesi Etchings, ca. 1785 Appraised Value: $50,000 - $70,000 (2012); Schuco "Felix the Cat" Perfume Bottle, ca. 1930 Appraised Value: $1,000 (2012); Chinese Wooden Guanyin Figure, 1200 - 1500 Appraised Value: $20,000 (2012); Rhode Island Queen Anne Tea Table, ca. 1730 Appraised Value: $7,000 - $9,000 (2012).

Field Trip: American Folk Art: Historic New England: Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House, Gloucester, Massachusetts.



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Antiques and Collectibles
Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Antiques Roadshow; Boston, MA (2013),” 01/28/2013, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C4C71DEFE02F46B08560FABD932CAD74.
MLA: “Antiques Roadshow; Boston, MA (2013).” 01/28/2013. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C4C71DEFE02F46B08560FABD932CAD74>.
APA: Antiques Roadshow; Boston, MA (2013). Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C4C71DEFE02F46B08560FABD932CAD74
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