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Antiques Roadshow; San Diego, CA (2011)


San Diego, CA - Hour 1 EE Master - Texted, Mixed, No CC First Air Date: 1/24/11

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Antiques Roadshow
San Diego, CA (2011)
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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

1504, 01/24/2011: In San Diego, two sand-cast Charles Loloma bracelets set with turquoise are valued at $60,000. A man brings in handwritten lyrics to "Stormy Weather", originally penned by his grandfather; the lyrics, on Cotton Club stationery, are appraised for $50,000-$80,000. Marshall Thomas Martin takes host Mark Walberg to the famous San Diego Zoo and teaches him that there's more to Steiff than teddy bears. An English William and Mary great chair made of turned wood is worth $4,000-$8,000, but would be worth over $100,000 if it was American-made. A woman brings a portrait of her grandmother painted by Robert Henri as he was transitioning from the style of William Merritt Chase to the Ashcan School, valued at $250,000-$300,000. Additional appraisals include: London Underground Posters, ca. 1930 Appraised Value: $8,000 - $11,000; Pennsylvania Stoneware Crocks, ca. 1880 Appraised Value: $13,000 - $16,000; Tiffany & Company Hardstone Cameo Parure, ca. 1864 Appraised Value: $25,000 - $35,000; 1855 Richard Burton "Pilgrimage to Mecca" Appraised Value: $10,000 - $15,000.

Field Trip: Vintage Steiff Animals: San Diego Zoo

1505, 01/31/2011: Antiques Roadshow visits San Diego, where Rafael Eledge shows host Mark Walberg antique cutlasses on the deck of the USS Midway. Other appraisals include 18th century English jewelry, a ceremonial rug pulled from a dumpter, and a Cherokee bag hand-made in Georgia or Alabama before the Cherokee were forced to migrate to Oklahoma. Additional appraisals include: Desk Attributed to Allen and Brother, ca. 1885 Appraised Value: $7,000; Spalding Bobby Jones Hickory-Shafted Golf Clubs, ca. 1933 Appraised Value: $5,000 - $7,000; George Washington's Inaugural Ball Silk Sash, ca. 1789 Appraised Value: $3,000 - $6,000; Brass Argand Lamp, ca. 1835 Appraised Value: $8,000 - $10,000; Jessie Willcox Smith Oil Painting with Charcoal, ca. 1890 Appraised Value: $125,000.

Field Trip: 19th-Century American Naval Cutlasses: USS Midway Museum

1506, 02/02/2011: In San Diego, host Mark Walberg visits the Allen Airways Flying Museum, where appraiser Nicholas Lowry displays early aviation prints. Other appraisals include a Yelland oil sketch of Monterey, an American embroidered bedspread from 1830, and a copy of Basilius Besler's "Hortus Eystettensis" from 1613, a monumental work of botanical illustration valued at $250,000 to $350,000. Additional appraisals include: Ohio Cherry Bureau, ca. 1825 Appraised Value: $7,500 - $8,000; Jack Kirby Comic Art Collection (1930-1970s) Appraised Value: $15,000; Edwardian Cartier Tuxedo Set, ca. 1915 Appraised Value: $12,000 - $15,000; Chinese White Jade Censer, ca. 1920 Appraised Value: $50,000 - $80,000; Salesman's Sample Medical Examination Table, ca. 1890 Appraised Value: $15,000 - $18,000.

Field Trip: Early Aviation Posters: Allen Airways Flying Museum

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Broadcast program

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Antiques and Collectibles
Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Antiques Roadshow; San Diego, CA (2011),” 01/24/2011, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 26, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C6C03B960B64402085DA40D693CF383A.
MLA: “Antiques Roadshow; San Diego, CA (2011).” 01/24/2011. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 26, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C6C03B960B64402085DA40D693CF383A>.
APA: Antiques Roadshow; San Diego, CA (2011). Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C6C03B960B64402085DA40D693CF383A
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