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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Tulsa, Okla. - Hour One

Airs Monday, October 26, 2015 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: Veteran ROADSHOW Asian arts expert Lark Mason identified this collection of five late 17th/early 18th-century Chinese carved rhinoceros horn cups and valued the set at $1 million to $1.5 million.

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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Million-Dollar Rhino Cups! Tulsa Find Sets New ROADSHOW Record

Veteran ROADSHOW Asian arts expert Lark Mason identified this collection of five late 17th/early 18th-century Chinese carved rhinoceros horn cups and valued the set at $1 million to $1.5 million.

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Appraisal: Custom Model 1894 Winchester Rifle

In Tulsa (Hour 1), Paul Carella examines a custom model 1894 Winchester rifle. Check out the appraisal and find out how much it's worth!

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Appraisal: 1997 Mother Teresa Signed Note

Watch Francis J. Wahlgren's appraisal of a 1997 Mother Teresa signed note, from Tulsa (Hour 1).

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Appraisal: 1938 Granat Brothers Jade & Diamond Ring

Watch Kate Waterhouse's appraisal of a 1938 Granat Brothers jade and diamond ring, from Tulsa (Hour 1).

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Appraisal: Connecticut William & Mary Armchair, ca. 1720

Check out J. Michael Flanigan's appraisal of a Connecticut William & Mary Armchair, ca. 1720, from Tulsa (Hour 1).

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Web Appraisal: 1916 Early "Cub Comedies" Silent 35mm Films

Watch Laura Woolley's appraisal of a collection of 1916 early "Cub Comedies" silent 35mm films, from Tulsa (Hour 1).

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"Appraise It Yourself" Play-Along Game

Calling all armchair appraisers: we know you love to guess values during ROADSHOW—now we’ve made it even more fun to play along with the show! Introducing the new ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Appraise it Yourself” play-along game! Learn more at http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/roadshow/games/playalong/.