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Antiques Roadshow: Des Moines, Iowa - Hour One

Airs Monday, February 14, 2011 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV


Credit: Courtesy of Jeff Dunn for ANTIQUES ROADSHOW

Above: At "Antiques Roadshow" in Des Moines, this guest shows off a number of beautifully preserved movie window cards from the 1920s though the 1950s, including this original card used for the 1937 release of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” This impressive collection from Hollywood’s Golden Age is valued at $25,000 to $28,000.

Behind the Scenes in Des Moines

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"Antiques Roadshow" host Mark L. Walberg is joined by appraiser Wes Cowan at the Iowa State Museum in Des Moines, to look at its collection of highly-prized sand bottles by 19th-century Iowa folk artist Andrew Clemens.

Highlights include: a late Victorian 14-karat gold vest chain and fob; a pair of 1963 and 1966 Green Bay Packers signed footballs; and a rare collection of promotional movie memorabilia from Hollywood’s Golden Age, valued at $25,000 to $28,000.

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Des Moines, Iowa: Cormac McCarthy 1st Ed. With Fake Cover

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Ken Gloss appraises a 1st edition of Cormac McCarthy's "The Orchard Keeper" worth $100.

Memorial To Appraisers Who Have Passed

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In loving memory of "Antiques Roadshow" appraisers who have passed on, 1998 – 2011.

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