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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: San Jose, Calif. - Hour One

Airs Monday, January 12, 2015 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: At ANTIQUES ROADSHOW in San Jose, California, this guest brings in a Tlingit bowl and ladle inherited from her great-great-grandfather, who procured these pieces on an 1877 trip to Alaska. Appraiser Ted Trotta assigns the pair an impressive value of $250,000 to $300,000.

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 truths about these finds. Mark L. Walberg hosts.

Behind the Scenes in San Jose

View photos from ROADSHOW'S visit to San Jose on August 15, 2009.

"San Jose" (Hour One) - In San Jose, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Rafael Eledge visit Winchester Mystery House, a bizarre Victorian mansion built by Winchester Rifle heiress Sarah Winchester. Valuable find: A Tlingit bowl and ladle - inherited from the guest's great-great-grandfather, who procured them on an 1877 trip to Alaska - valued at $250,000 to $300,000.

Miss last week's show? Catch up on your appraisal watching in the ROADSHOW Archive. Search by city, episode, season, and more! ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is on Facebook, Pinterest, and you can follow @RoadshowPBS on Twitter.

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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: San Jose: Tlingit Oil Bowl & Ladle

Above: Tlingit Oil Bowl & Ladle, appraised value: $250,000 - $300,000, San Jose, Calif.

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Field Segment: Winchester Rifles

Above: In San Jose, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Rafael Eledge visit Winchester Mystery House, a bizarre Victorian mansion built by Winchester Rifle heiress Sarah Winchester.

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Hewlett-Packard Model 200D Signed Audio Oscillator, ca. 1942

Above: In San Jose, (Hour 1), James Supp appraises a Hewlett-Packard Model 200D Signed Audio Oscillator, ca. 1942.

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Web Appraisal: Merklen Oak Bench, ca. 1885

Above: Kerry Shrives appraises a Merklen oak bench, ca. 1885, which was purchased from the Winchester Mystery House in San Jose.

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San Jose, CA (Hour One) - Preview