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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Vintage Pittsburgh

Airs Monday, June 30, 2014 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV


Credit: Courtesy of WGBH Boston


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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Appraisal Updates

Learn about new developments surrounding appraisals from previous ROADSHOW segments.

"Vintage Pittsburgh" - In 1997, The Haters, one of the earliest and best known conceptual art and "noise" bands, performed their latest release, "Drunk on Decay," live in Pittsburgh.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW's event in the Steel City was a sober affair featuring such bright new discoveries as a gold, silver and ruby bracelet whose value has shined up from $6,000 to a current $10,000 to $12,000, while the value of a handsome Victorian sideboard has crumbled from $12,000 to $15,000 to $5,000 to $8,000.

This episode originally aired in 2012.

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Appraisal: 1924 Gibson L-5 Guitar

In Vintage Pittsburgh, Kerry K. Keane appraises a 1924 Gibson L-5 guitar.

Appraisal: Victorian Sideboard

Watch J. Michael Flanigan's appraisal of a Victoria sideboard, in Vintage Pittsburgh.

Appraisal: Honus Wagner Tintype, ca. 1890

In Vintage Pittsburgh, Simeon Lipman appraises a Honus Wagner tintype, ca. 1890.

Appraisal: Gold & Enamel Singing Bird Box

Check out Jonathan Snellenburg's appraisal of a gold & enamel singing bird box, in Vintage Pittsburgh.

Antiques Roadshow: Vintage Pittsburgh: 1840 Folk Art Portrait

In this preview from "Vintage Pittsburgh," Carl Crossman appraises a ca. 1840 folk art portrait by an untrained and unknown artist. Back then, the painting was appraised for $30,000 - $40,000, but 14 years later, do we know more about the painting's value?

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