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Airs Monday, May 27, 2013 at 10:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Credit: Courtesy of Olwen Gillespie/© BBC 2011

Above: Paul Atterbury is delighted to see a collection of Diesel locomotive signs.

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

Hilary Kay talks to a collector of steam engines.

Courtesy of Olwen Gillespie/© BBC 2011

Marc Allum is intrigued by a collection of architectural plans.

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.

"Swindon 2" - A return visit to the Museum of Steam at Swindon for a second helping of fascinating finds as Fiona Bruce and the experts scour more family treasures.

Included in the programme are three locomotive signs found dumped in a skip with significant values, the most exciting doll ever seen on the show dating back to 1740, and there's perhaps the oddest reaction to a valuation when the bombshell is dropped on the owner of a glass vase.

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

A BBC production 2011

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