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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Hampton Court Castle 2

Airs Monday, July 15, 2013 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV

Credit: Courtesy of Olwen Gillespie/© BBC 2011

Above: Alastair Dickenson examines a set of silver stirrup cups with an amazing value.

A national and international treasure, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW (UK Version) has been thrilling the public for more than 30 years, attracting large crowds intent on finding out what their possessions are worth. This time around, the team of specialists encounter objects from all over the world.

Courtesy of Olwen Gillespie/© BBC 2011

Philip Mould examines three large portraits by Blackburn.

Courtesy of Olwen Gillespie/© BBC 2011

John Axford examines a Chinese Cloisonne incense burner.

With its fascinating tales and air of anticipation as owners and viewers wait to hear whether a piece is about to be revealed as a priceless find, it's easy to see why the series was BBC One's highest rating factual series for 2010.

The program is hosted by Fiona Bruce, produced by Michele Burgess and the series editor is Simon Shaw.

"Hampton Court Castle 2" - Fiona Bruce and the experts are in Herefordshire at Hampton Court Castle near Leominster. Amongst the family treasures under scrutiny are an important record of the days of early photography, an exquisitely decorated and moving book painted by an invalid in Victorian days, and grandad's collection of jade turns out to be more valuable than previously thought.

Visit the program website to view photo galleries of antiques, and learn more about the appraisers.

A BBC production 2011

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