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Airs Monday, August 11, 2014 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg

Credit: Courtesy of Jeff Dunn for WGBH

Above: ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg

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. Mark L. Walberg hosts.

The Experts Library

Our experts are extremely knowledgeable. But they also have a secret weapon — a backstage library of reference materials covering an abundance of topics from all areas of the antiques and collectibles world. In case you'd like to get your hands on some of these tools of the trade, we've created a full listing organized by category.

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.

Appraisal Updates

Learn about new developments surrounding appraisals from previous ROADSHOW segments.

"Vintage Richmond" - ANTIQUES ROADSHOW revisits items appraised in Richmond, Virginia, back in 1998. A Cartier desk clock has increased in value from a 1998 appraisal of $10,000 to $15,000 to an updated estimate of $25,000 to $35,000.

Meanwhile, a Royal Doulton bear has dropped from an original appraisal of $5,000 to $7,000 to a current valuation of $3,000 to $5,000.

Other items featured include 1956 World Series baseballs, a Carnegie autograph album and a collection of diamond and ruby jewelry.

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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Appraisal: Cartier Gold Desk Clock, ca. 1928

In Richmond, Virginia, Ken Farmer appraises a detailed and elegant Cartier gold desk clock, ca. 1928. Has the value increased, decreased, or stayed the same?

Appraisal: 1956 World Series Baseballs

Watch Leila Dunbar's appraisal of 1956 World Series baseballs, in Vintage Richmond.

Appraisal: Royal Doulton Bear, ca. 1915

Check out Stuart Slavid's appraisal of a Royal Doulton bear, ca. 1915, in Vintage Richmond.

Appraisal: Carnegie Autograph Album

Watch Peter Kraus's appraisal of a Carnegie autograph album, in Vintage Richmond.

Appraisal: Lépine Watch Set, ca. 1850

In Vintage Richmond, Gertraud Hechl appraises a Lépine watch set, ca. 1850.

Appraisal: 1909 Charles R. Knight Oil

Watch Nan Chisholm's appraisal of a 1909 Charles R. Knight oil painting, in Vintage Richmond.

Appraisal: Pear-Form Tea Caddy, ca. 1790

In Vintage Richmond, Stuart Whitehurst appraises a pear-form tea caddy, ca. 1790.

Appraisal: Solon Borglum "Blizzard" Bronze, ca. 1900

Check out Eric Silver's appraisal of a Solon Borglum "Blizzard" bronze, ca. 1900, in Vintage Richmond.

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