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Antiques Roadshow: San Diego, Calif. - Hour Three

Airs Monday, November 25, 2013 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: At "Antiques Roadshow" in San Diego, this guest learns from appraiser Martin Gammon that an original botanical illustration published in 1613 by artist Hortus Eystettensis is valued at $250,000 to $350,000.

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 San Diego

View the 2010 Tour Slideshow

In this episode, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Nicholas Lowry head to San Diego's Allen Airways Flying Museum to look at some of the earliest-known posters of mechanical flight.

Highlights include: “Captain America” and “Fantastic Four” co-creator Jack Kirby’s personal collection of comics from the 1930s to the 1970s; a set of circa 1915 Cartier cuff links, buttons and studs; and an original Hortus Eystettensis, the groundbreaking collection of botanical illustrations published in 1613 and valued at $250,000 to $350,000.

Miss last week's show? Catch up on your appraisal watching in the ROADSHOW Archive. Search by city, episode, season, and more! ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is on Facebook, and you can follow @RoadshowPBS on Twitter.

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Preview: Antiques Roadshow: San Diego, Calif. - Hour Three

Above: In this episode of ANTIQUES ROADSHOW from San Diego, paintings expert Elaine Banks Stainton appraises an 1896 oil sketch by artist R.D. Yelland for $15,000.

Appraisal: 1613 Basilius Besler "Hortus Eystettensis"

Martin Gammon appraises a 1613 Basilius Besler "Hortus Eystettensis," from San Diego Hour 3.

Appraisal: Ohio Cherry Bureau, ca. 1825

J. Michael Flanigan appraises an Ohio cherry bureau, ca. 1825, from San Diego Hour 3.

Appraisal: Moser Style Glass Pieces, ca. 1900

Kathleen Bailey appraises Moser style glass pieces, ca. 1900, from San Diego Hour 3.

Appraisal: Jack Kirby Comic Art Collection

Simeon Lipman appraises a Jack Kirby comic art collection, from San Diego Hour 3.

Appraisal: C. F. Martin 0-28 Guitar, ca. 1895

James N. Baggett appraises a C. F. Martin 0-28 guitar, ca. 1895, from San Diego Hour 3.