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Antiques Roadshow: Miami Beach, Florida - Hour Two

Airs Monday, October 21, 2013 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: An heirloom collection of diamond jewelry dating from the late 1940s to the early 1970s, brought to the ANTIQUES ROADSHOW event in Miami Beach, Florida. From left to right: an engagement ring valued at $25,000 to $30,000, a sapphire diamond ring valued at $2,000 to $3,000, a baguette ring valued at $5,000 to $7,000 and a cluster ring valued at $8,000 to $10,000. Behind the rings sits a diamond and platinum necklace valued at $45,000 to $55,000. Altogether, appraiser Peter Shemonsky estimates the collection’s worth at $80,000 to $100,000.

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: Miami Beach

View the 2010 Tour Slideshow

"Miami Beach, Florida" (Hour Two) - In Miami Beach, Florida, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg is beach combing for tips from appraiser Kevin Zavian about how to buy and sell gold.

Highlights include an archive of correspondence and photos, circa 1965, marking the friendship between a cigar-loving Winston Churchill and the guest’s Cuban great aunt and uncle; a stunning 1908 example of New Orleans’ Newcomb College pottery; and an heirloom collection of vintage diamond rings and a necklace, estimated to be worth $80,000 to $100,000.

This episode originally aired in 2010. Miss last week's show? Catch up on your appraisal watching in the ROADSHOW Archive. Search by city, episode, season, and more!

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Miami Beach, FL (Hour 2) - Preview

An archive of correspondence and photos, circa 1965, marking the friendship between Winston Churchill and the guest’s great aunt and uncle; a 1908 example of New Orleans’ Newcomb College pottery; and a collection of vintage diamond rings and a necklace.

Appraisal: Winston Churchill Archive, ca. 1955

Appraisal: Winston Churchill Archive, ca. 1955, from Miami Beach Hour 2

Appraisal: 1950s Television Personality Puppets

Appraisal: 1950s Television Personality Puppets, from Miami Beach Hour 2

Appraisal: Durand Art Glass Vase, ca. 1928

Appraisal: Durand Art Glass Vase, ca. 1928, from Miami Beach Hour 2

Appraisal: 1908 Newcomb College Pottery Vase

Appraisal: 1908 Newcomb College Pottery Vase, from Miami Beach Hour 2

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