Antiques Roadshow: Hartford, Conn. - Hour Three
Airs Monday, October 14, 2013 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV
Originally published August 24, 2011 at 11:14 a.m., updated October 10, 2013 at 3:58 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.
Behind the Scenes in Hartford
View photos from ROADSHOW'S visit to Hartford, Connecticut, on August 23, 2008.
Appraisal highlights include an heirloom early-19th-century Duncan Phyfe dressing table; a rare set of vintage jewelry by influential 20th-century designer Suzanne Belperron; and a watercolor signed by Katharine Hepburn — who gifted the owner with the piece when the actress was performing at the American Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford, Connecticut — valued at $15,000 to $20,000.
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