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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Vintage Houston

Airs Monday, June 16, 2014 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

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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 Houston" - In 1998, Dr. Ferid Murad of the UT-Houston Medical School won the Nobel Prize in medicine for his work on the cardiovascular system, while ANTIQUES ROADSHOW made hearts palpitate with its first visit to H-Town.

Fourteen years later, a 19th century Chinese jade scepter, originally appraised for $1,500 to $2,500, has spiked to a radiantly healthy $50,000 to $80,000, while a 1912 Titanic menu went from a heart-stopping $75,000 to $100,000 to a less pulse-quickening $50,000 to $75,000.

This episode originally aired in 2012.

Miss last week's show? Catch up on your appraisal watching in the ROADSHOW Archive. Search by city, episode, season, and more! ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is on Facebook, and you can follow @RoadshowPBS on Twitter.

Appraisal: 19th-Century Chinese Jade Scepter

Watch Amanda Miller's appraisal of a 19th-century Chinese jade scepter.

Vintage Houston (Expires 7/2/16)

In 1998, Dr. Ferid Murad of the UT-Houston Medical School won the Nobel Prize in medicine for his work on the cardiovascular system, while ANTIQUES ROADSHOW made hearts palpitate with its first visit to H-Town.

Appraisal: 1912 Titanic Luncheon Menu

In Vintage Houston, Rudy Franchi appraises a 1912 Titanic luncheon menu.

Appraisal: Adolph Kempen Walnut Desk, ca. 1870

In Vintage Houston, Leslie Keno appraises an Adolph Kempen walnut desk, ca. 1870.

Appraisal: French Clock & Jardinière, ca. 1850

Watch Nicholas M. Dawes's appraisal of a French clock and jardinière, ca. 1850.

Appraisal: 1813 Zedekiah Belknap Portraits

Check out Ronald Bourgeault's appraisal of a pair of 1813 Zedekiah Belknap portraits.