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Antiques Roadshow; Wichita, KS


Wichita, KS, Hour 1 EE Master - Texted, Mixed, No CC First Air Date: 2/16/2009

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Antiques Roadshow
Wichita, KS
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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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1307: 2/16/2009: ANTIQUES ROADSHOW glides into airplane industry hub Wichita, Kansas, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Nicholas Lowry take off for the Kansas Aviation Museum to look at glamorous vintage air travel posters. At the Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center, a 1949 payroll check made out to professional baseball rookie Mickey Mantle - inherited from the owner's grandfather, secretary of the Independence Yankees ball club - scores a high-flying value of $30,000 to $50,000.

Appraisals include: 1953 Gibson Guitar with Case & Amp Appraised Value: $21,000; German Walnut Desk & Bookcase, ca. 1750 Appraised Value: $15,000 - $25,000; Gilbert Co. Optic Eye Clock, ca. 1910 Appraised Value: $4,500 - $5,000; 1949 Mickey Mantle Payroll Check & Photograph Appraised Value: $31,000 - $51,500; 1876 Railroad Timetable & Map Appraised Value: $1,200 - $1,400; 1819 Paul Storr Regency Silver Tureen Appraised Value: $20,000 - $25,000; J. & L. Lobmeyr Vase, ca. 1885 Appraised Value: $20,000 - $30,000; Oscar Bach Bronze & Glass Lamp, ca. 1930 Appraised Value: $3,000 - $5,000

Field Trip: Vintage Air Travel Posters: Kansas Aviation Museum

1308: 2/23/2009: In Wichita, Kansas, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Gary Piattoni shed some light on the Wichita-based Coleman Company and the appeal of its iconic recreational and military lanterns and stoves. At the Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center, one lucky guest gets a big surprise when her set of 1914 and 1915 Cracker Jack baseball cards is estimated to be worth $30,000 to $40,000.

Appraisals Include: Russian Mennonite Dower Chest, ca. 1867 Appraised Value: $3,000; Late 19th-Century Chinese Ivory Wrist Rests Appraised Value: $5,000 - $7,000; Folk Art Carved Canes by Robert H. Craig Appraised Value: $20,600 - $25,800; Navajo Transitional Weaving, ca. 1890 Appraised Value: $8,000 - $10,000; Italian Micromosaic Pendant, ca. 1875 Appraised Value: $15,000 - $20,000; John Emms Oil Painting, ca. 1890 Appraised Value: $15,000 - $30,000; 1914 Cracker Jack Baseball Cards Appraised Value:$30,000 - $40,000; 1962 Left-Handed, Olympic White Fender Stratocaste Appraised Value: $48,000

Field Trip: Coleman Collectibles: Cheney State Park

1309: 3/23/2009: Appraisals include: 18th-Century French Provincial Armoire Appraised Value: $11,500: Dionne Quintuplet Dolls, ca. 1934 Appraised Value: $2,500; Royal Flemish Bowl, ca. 1892 Appraised Value: $5,000 - $7,000; Civil War Bugle & Photographs Appraised Value: $14,000 - $15,000; Edward Onslow Ford Bronze, ca. 1885 Appraised Value: $20,000; 18th-Century Goldsmith Chandlee Surveyor's Compass Appraised Value: $20,000 - $25,000; 1938 George Lawler Pan Am Posters Appraised Value: $4,000 - $6,000; Beals Becker Uniform & Photographs Appraised Value: $50,000

Field Trip: Carder Steuben Glass: Wichita Art Museum



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Antiques and Collectibles
Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
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