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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Eugene, Ore. - Hour One

Airs Monday, January 27, 2014 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: Appraiser Nan Chisholm evaluates an original 1919 Norman Rockwell painting, an illustration called “The Little Model,” that appeared on the cover of Collier’s Weekly magazine that year. The painting, given by Rockwell to the owner’s great grandmother and kept in his family for more than ninety years, was appraised at an insurance value of $500,000.

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 Eugene, Oregon

View photos from ROADSHOW'S visit to Eugene on Saturday, June 4, 2011.

Slidehow: Collier's Covers

Better known for his Saturday Evening Post illustrations, Norman Rockwell created just four covers for Collier's magazine, all in 1919, including "The Little Model." View the photos

"Eugene, Ore." (Hour One) - In Eugene, Oregon, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Ken Farmer head to the banks of the scenic McKenzie River for a bit of fishing and a look into the antique fly fishing gear market.

Highlights include a collection of signed baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb memorabilia dating back to the early 1950s; an original "Rosemary’s Baby" drawing by art designer Clem Hall, rescued from a Paramount Pictures dumpster; and a 1919 oil painting by Norman Rockwell, entitled "The Little Model," and valued at $500,000.

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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: 1919 Rockwell "The Little Model" Oil Painting


ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: 1947 Demetrios Jameson "Parasol" Oil

Above: In a preview from Eugene (Hour One), paintings expert Colleen Fesko is spellbound by a mysterious modernist/surrealist painting by Demetrios Jameson, a 20th-century American artist who was also the owner's father.


Roadshow Sneak Preview: Eliza Barchus Oil Painting of Mt. Hood

Above: In a sneak peak from ROADSHOW'S summer tour event in Eugene, Oregon, Betty Krulik looks at an oil painting of Oregon's own Mt. Hood by local Oregonian artist Eliza Barchus.