ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Billings, Mont. - Hour Two
Airs Monday, March 23, 2015 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV
Friday, March 20, 2015
Credit: Courtesy of ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
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.
Behind the Scenes in Billings
View photos from ROADSHOW'S visit to Billings, Montana on Saturday, June 26, 2010.
"Billings, Mont." (Hour Two) - Surrounded by the spectacular scenery of a Montana ranch, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser John Sollo explore the works of Thomas Molesworth, a significant figure in the popularization of rustic, Western-style furnishings.
Highlights from Billings, Montana include a 19th-century Japanese suit of armor; an 1874 oil painting by noted Swiss artist Luigi Rossi; and a unique housewarming gift — a circa 1825 Parisian gilt bronze plateau (serving tray) valued at $50,000 to $70,000.
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Appraisal: Frazer Axle Grease Advertising Sign, ca. 1900
Appraisal: New York Empire Card Table, ca. 1825
Appraisal: Yankees Signed Baseball & Huggins Letters
Appraisal: 1963 Gibson SG Special Guitar
Appraisal: 1874 Luigi Rossi Oil Painting
Appraisal: Regency Gilt Bronze Plateau, ca. 1825
Web Appraisal: Disney Animation Cell
Bonus Footage: Molesworth Chandelier
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