ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Vintage Atlanta
Airs Monday, June 23, 2014 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
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.
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"Vintage Atlanta" - The year 1998 marked the 16th running of the Athens to Atlanta Road Skate, 87 miles long and America's oldest road skating race, and ANTIQUES ROADSHOW'S first visit to Hotlanta. In the ensuing 14 years, a collection of documents related to gold legend Bobby Jones sped from an original estimate of $15,000 to a current value of $20,000 to $25,000, while an 1841 letter by Abraham Lincoln rolled from a brisk $75,000 to $125,000 to a slower-paced $60,000 to $80,000.
This episode originally aired in 2012.
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