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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Baton Rouge, La. - Hour 1

Airs Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV

Todd Weyman (right) appraises a collection of Rembrandt and Whistler etchings...

Credit: Courtesy of Jeff Dunn for ANTIQUES ROADSHOW

Above: Todd Weyman (right) appraises a collection of Rembrandt and Whistler etchings for $100,000 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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.

Field Trip: American Campeche Chairs

Mark Walberg and Leigh Keno discuss American Campeche chairs at the Magnolia Mound Plantation House in Baton Rouge Hour 1!

In Baton Rouge, host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Leigh Keno at Magnolia Mound Plantation to learn about Campeche chairs.

Photo credit: Courtesy of Jeff Dunn for ANTIQUES ROADSHOW

Timothy Gordon (right) appraises a 1963 Jim Morrison inscribed book for $8,000 to $10,000 in Baton Rouge, La.

Highlights include a French Art Deco diamond and platinum ring, ca. 1930, purchased at auction for $30 as cubic zirconia and now valued at $25,000 to $35,000; a copy of the book "The History of Magic," with an inscription from the owner’s old college roommate — Jim Morrison of The Doors; and four Rembrandt and James McNeill Whistler etchings that were collected by the guest’s father from around 1940 to 1960 and are appraised for $100,000.

Appraisal: 1963 Jim Morrison Inscribed Book

Check out Timothy Gordon's appraisal of this 1963 Jim Morrison inscribed copy of "The History of Magic", in Baton Rouge Hour 1.

Behind the Scenes in Baton Rouge

Iconic local collectibles and international masterpieces made their way to the appraisal tables in Baton Rouge on July 27, 2013. ROADSHOW sure got a taste for Louisiana pride in the state capitol! View the photos

Photo credit: Courtesy of Jeff Dunn for ANTIQUES ROADSHOW

Colleene Fesko (right) appraises a Peter Halley gouache on paper for $10,000 to $15,000 in Baton Rouge, La.


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Appraisal: French Art Deco Diamond Ring, ca. 1930

Mark Schaffer appraises a surprising French Art Deco ring, ca. 1930, in Baton Rouge, Hour 1!


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The Baton Rouge Feedback Booth

It's good, bad, and ugly in the Baton Rouge Feedback Booth. Check out what folks from Louisiana had to say about their ROADSHOW experiences!

Appraisal: 1852 Texas Pocket Map

Watch John Schulman's appraisal of an 1852 Texas pocket map, in Baton Rouge Hour 1.

Appraisal: 18th C. White Jade Pendant

Check out James F. Callahan's appraisal of an 18th-century white jade pendant, in Baton Rouge Hour 1.

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