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Antiques Roadshow; New York, NY


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Antiques Roadshow
New York, NY
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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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604: Host Dan Elias welcomes ANTIQUES ROADSHOW viewers to New York City from the Museum of the City of New York, an institution devoted exclusively to the history, icons and imagery of the Big Apple. Appraisers at the Javits Convention Center discover an array of fascinating objects, including a stunning Chinese Imperial robe, unique memorabilia from the punk rock band The Ramones, and a rare, circa-1765 Philadelphia candle-stand table valued at $150,000.

605: When ANTIQUES ROADHSOW returns for a second hour in New York City, host Dan Elias heads to the Lower East Side to visit the Tenement Museum, an actual converted tenement building erected in 1863 that once housed thousands of new immigrants. Crowds flock to the Javits Convention Center with a wealth of historical treasures, including a Jesse Arms Botke painting with an original Stanford White frame, patriotic folk art in the form of a 13-star flag, and a delightful collection of vintage luggage stickers estimated to be worth $2,000 to $3,000.

606: Dan Elias wraps up ANTIQUES ROADSHOW's visit to Gotham by introducing viewers to the most comprehensive collection of American art, sculpture and decorative arts in the world, housed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Once again, the Javits Convention Center is the scene of many an extraordinary find, including a signed, circa-1935 illustrated by Henri Matisse; a handmade codfish weather vane that graced a New Jersey fish market in 1883; and a wonderfully well-preserved collection of turn-of-the-century art-poster reproductions, which could fetch $40,000.



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Antiques and Collectibles
Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Antiques Roadshow; New York, NY,” 02/11/2002, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 24, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F53F271379024B96B422428F1141708F.
MLA: “Antiques Roadshow; New York, NY.” 02/11/2002. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 24, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F53F271379024B96B422428F1141708F>.
APA: Antiques Roadshow; New York, NY. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F53F271379024B96B422428F1141708F
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