Antiques Roadshow: Hartford, Conn. - Hour One
Airs Monday, September 30, 2013 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV
Originally published August 16, 2011 at 12:08 p.m., updated September 27, 2013 at 3:09 p.m.
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.
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Highlights include a 1965 poster for a Joan Baez/Bob Dylan concert at New Haven Arena, brought by the artist’s daughter; a pair of 18th-century silk shoes purportedly worn by one of George Washington’s dance partners; and a collection of 200-year-old Wedgwood pottery buttons found in an attic and valued at $1,500 to $2,000 for the set.
This episode originally aired in 2011.
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