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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Vintage Rochester

Airs Monday, August 5, 2013 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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Things We Commonly See

These objects are all things our experts see loads of in their travels throughout the country. Take a look — maybe you'll learn a thing or two about an antique in your attic!

Appraisal Updates

Learn about new developments surrounding appraisals from previous ROADSHOW segments.

App for iPhone and iPad

Join the fun as you test your appraisal skills on actual antiques from across the USA. The app incorporates only real antiques, photos, item histories and values, as appraised on the TV series. Your purchase supports PBS and ANTIQUES ROADSHOW.

"Vintage Rochester" - Back in 1998, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW traveled to Rochester, New York, and appraised items including a painting by Frank Zappa, a van Munster violin and a Minton vase. One of these items increased more than five times in value and another has dropped by more than $1,000. Tune in to find out which item’s value has soared and which one’s is sinking.

Miss last week's show? Catch up on your appraisal watching in the ROADSHOW Archive. Search by city, episode, season, and more!

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2013 ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Golden Ticket” Sweepstakes

Enter ANTIQUES ROADSHOW's 2013 "Golden Ticket" Sweepstakes daily through July 31, 2013, for a chance to win a trip for two to the ROADSHOW this August in Richmond, Virginia.

This 3-day, 2-night trip features a VIP tour of the production venue, appraisals of your items, lunch with ROADSHOW staff, and an ANTIQUES ROADSHOW gift bag! Travel to Richmond must be from August 16-18, 2013. Enter at PBS.org/roadshowsweeps.

Vintage Rochester - Preview

Find out which item appraised in Rochester in 1998 has increased fivefold and which has lost $1,000. 7/8/2013

Appraisal: Frank Zappa Painting, ca. 1960

In Vintage Rochester, Gary Sohmers appraises a Frank Zappa painting, ca. 1960.

Appraisal: 1671 van Munster Violin

Check out Kerry K. Keane's appraisal of a 1671 van Munster violin, in Vintage Rochester.

Appraisal: Wendell Castle Molded Furniture, ca. 1970

Do you think the value of this bright set of Wendell Castle molded furniture changed over the years? Watch David Gallager's appraisal from Vintage Rochester of these abstract pieces to find out!

Appraisal: 1853 Colton U.S. Wall Map

Watch Christopher W. Lane's appraisal of an 1853 Colton U.S. wall map, in Vintage Rochester.

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