Market Warriors; Antiquing in Walnut, IA
MARKET WARRIORS 113 Antiquing in Walnut, IA EE Master - Texted, Mixed, No CC TRT: 56:40 One Time Airdate: 1/7/13 = EMBEDDED MASTER
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- Market Warriors
- Antiquing in Walnut, IA
- Program Number
- Series Description
Premiered July 16, 2012 NOTE: Fred Willard was replaced by Mark Walberg as series off camera host after episode 101.
Market Warriors is a series in which expert antiques "pickers" embark on a nationwide treasure hunt, scouring flea markets for vintage valuables and selling their finds at auction with an eye toward maximizing profit. These pickers aren't your amateur-weekend-flea-market hobbyists-they are pros, here to compete against each other in a competition that takes us on a cross-country adventure. In each episode, four pickers travel to different market locations across the country to purchase certain items with a set amount of money. We will learn not only about different objects and their history; we'll see the competitors apply their knowledge and skills to real financial transactions. Using individual interviews we will get to know our pickers and learn about what they bought and why. We then will discover the current value of the objects as only the marketplace can determine. The sale of our pickers' items takes place at an auction on a different day, in a different location. Before the auction, we will hear our auction house experts appraise each of these items and their estimates won't always jibe with the dollar value our pickers have attached to these objects. All four competitors will watch the auctioneer take charge of the bidding and the picker whose objects make the highest total profit at auction is the winner of that episode.
Scoreboard: Who's been the big winner this season?
1st: Kevin Bruneau with 10 wins 2nd: Bob Richter with 4 wins 3rd: Miller Gaffney with 3 wins 4th: John Bruno with 2 wins 5th: Bene Raia with 1 win Series release date: 07/16/2012
- Program Description
This week the MARKET WARRIORS head to Walnut, Iowa, to the Walnut Antique Show, with a new competitor in the mix, Benedicta "Bene" Raia. The target assignment is gold, and Mark L. Walberg injects some quick wit when one of the pickers goes for a broad interpretation the others aren’t buying. A sudden rainstorm that causes most of the dealers to close down shop helps determine who wins and loses. Some key finds include a Herman Miller chair, an aluminum plane and a piece of tramp art (a woodcutting style that involves layers of whittled pieces). The winning picker is determined at A.N. Abell Auction Company in Los Angeles, California, where the chosen items go under the hammer.
Auction House : A.N. Abell Auction Company, Los Angeles, CA Shopping Location: Walnut Antique Show, Walnut, IA
Winner: John Bruno
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Game Show
- Antiques and Collectibles
- Bemko, Marsha (Series Producer)
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