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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Minneapolis, Minn. - Hour One

Airs Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: This 3.4 carat fancy intense yellow diamond ring was brought to the Minneapolis ROADSHOW event by its original owner, who chose the stone for her engagement ring more than thirty years ago. She learned its current value is estimated to be $140,000-$160,000.

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.

Behind the Scenes in Minneapolis

View photos from ROADSHOW's visit to Minneapolis, Minn. on Saturday, July 9, 2011.

In Minneapolis, host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Sebastian Clarke at the American Swedish Institute to discuss Mora clocks, beautiful tall case timekeepers cherished by many Swedish-Americans who immigrated to the U.S. in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Highlights include a questionable George Elmslie chair that, if authentic, could fetch $50,000; a 1900 McKinley-Roosevelt poster discovered at a flea market; and a 1976 fancy intense yellow diamond ring, valued at $140,000-$160,000.

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.

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Antiques Roadshow: Nicholson's "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" Hat & Documents

Above: In a preview from Minneapolis (Hour One), Laura Woolley appraises an unassuming black beanie that is instantly recognizable when pictured above the wild-eyed stare of Jack Nicholson in his 1975 portrayal of Randle McMurphy in "One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest."

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Preview: Antiques Roadshow: Minneapolis, Minn. - Hour One

Above: A questionable George Elmslie chair; a 1900 McKinley-Roosevelt poster discovered at a flea market; and a 1976 intense yellow diamond ring are featured in this episode of ANTIQUES ROADSHOW.