ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Tulsa, Okla. - Hour One
Airs Monday, October 26, 2015 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
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 Tulsa
View photos from ANTIQUES ROADSHOW'S visit to Tulsa, Oklahoma on Saturday, July 23, 2011.
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"Tulsa, Okla." (Hour One) - ANTIQUES ROADSHOW turned Sweet Sixteen with a jaw-dropping season premiere from Tulsa, Oklahoma. In the Sooner State, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Nicholas Lowry head to the Pawnee Bill Ranch to look at some show-stopping Wild West posters. Highlights include a poignant signed note from Mother Teresa to a wood-carver who sent her a walking cane during her final years; a custom model 1894 Winchester rifle that may have been used in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show.
A collection of late 17th/early 18th-century Chinese rhinoceros horn carved libation cups — grabs the number one spot in the list of all-time highest value "Roadshow" appraisals at $1 to $1.5 million! Editor's Note 8.24.15: Doug's rhinoceros-horn libation cups were put up for auction in 2012. Two of the five cups were sold — one for $146,500 and one for $182,500.
This episode originally aired in 2011.
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