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Antiques Roadshow; Secaucus, NJ

Antiques Roadshow # 201 T Seacacucus , NJ Hour 1 of 2 Packaged for Rebroadcast Only

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Antiques Roadshow
Secaucus, NJ
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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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201: ANTIQUES ROADSHOW kicks off its second season in Secaucus,New Jersey, where experts from the nation's top auction houses expect to see scientific instruments, fine furniture, pottery and folk art. Host Chris Jussel describes the rich history of Northern New Jersey, including the story of Paterson, the nation's first planned industrial community. At the Meadowlands Exposition Center, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW appraisers are thrilled by the discovery of a rare 18th-century card table and an electric pen invented by Thomas Edison.

202: ANTIQUES ROADSHOW continues its sojourn in Secaucus, New Jersey, where experts are on the lookout for decorative arts,paintings, manuscripts and household items. Chris Jussel takes viewers on a tour of Thomas Edison's laboratory complex in West Orange, New Jersey, where Edison and a staff of 200 turned his inventions into practical items people could use. At the Meadowlands Exposition Center, collectors from the greater New York/Northern New Jersey metropolitan area arrive with some remarkable objects, including a dazzling collection of iridescentTiffany vases and some rare 18th-century subscription books.

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Antiques and Collectibles
Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
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