Antiques Roadshow: Tulsa, Okla. - Hour One
Airs Monday, January 6, 2014 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV
Originally published December 21, 2011 at 10:53 a.m., updated January 10, 2014 at 2:43 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 Tulsa, Oklahoma
View photos from ROADSHOW'S visit to Tulsa on Saturday, July 23, 2011.
Owning Animal Derived Objects
Learn more about the regulations governing the owning and trading of antique objects that come from animals.
"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; and a collection of late 17th/early 18th-century Chinese rhinoceros horn carved libation cups — grabbing the number one spot in the list of all-time highest value "Roadshow" appraisals at $1 to $1.5 million!
This episode originally aired in 2011.
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