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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Detroit, Mich. - Hour One

Airs Monday, January 27, 2014 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: Simeon Lipman (right) appraises Bert Lahr's "Wizard of Oz" script, used on set by the Cowardly Lion himself, $150,000 in Detroit, Michigan.

Courtesy of Jeff Dunn

Rafael Eledge appraises an 1864 Civil War officer's sword that was brought to ROADSHOW by the original owner's great-great-grandson for $3,000 to $4,000 in Detroit, Michigan.

Courtesy of Jeff Dunn

Nicholas Lowry (right) appraises a 1970 Andy Warhol poster for $3,000 to $4,000 in Detroit, Michigan. The owner bought the poster at his campus bookstore for around ten dollars and had it signed by Warhol himself.

Courtesy of Jeff Dunn

Kevin Zavian (right) appraises a citrine and white sapphire set, ca. 1940, for $3,000 to $4,000 in Detroit, Michigan.

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.

"Detroit, Mich." (Hour One) - ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is in Detroit, Michigan, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Laura Woolley head to the Motown Museum to discuss memorabilia that hits a high note with collectors.

Highlights include a 1970 Andy Warhol poster the guest bought at his campus bookstore for around 10 dollars and had signed by Warhol himself; an early 20th-century collection of locally crafted Pewabic pottery; and a working script of "The Wizard of Oz," used on set by Bert Lahr, fondly known as the "Cowardly Lion," that is appraised for $150,000.

ROADSHOW rolled into the COBO Center and discovered some fantastic finds in the Motor City. View the photos!

Miss last week's show? Catch up on your appraisal watching in the ROADSHOW Archive. Search by city, episode, season, and more! ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is on Facebook, and you can follow @RoadshowPBS on Twitter.

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Antiques Roadshow: Detroit, Mich. (Hour One) Preview

Above: Highlights include a 1970 Andy Warhol poster the guest bought at his campus bookstore for around 10 dollars and had signed by Warhol himself; an early 20th-century collection of locally crafted Pewabic pottery; and a working script of "The Wizard of Oz," used on set by Bert Lahr, fondly known as the "Cowardly Lion," that is appraised for $150,000.

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Antiques Roadshow: Detroit: Signed 1970 Andy Warhol Poster

Above: Posters expert Nicholas Lowry appraises a 1970 Andy Warhol poster in Detroit (Hour One)!

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Antiques Roadshow Season 18 Sneak Preview

Above: Get ready: a whole new season of ROADSHOW's right around the corner with more appraisals than ever before! Check out executive producer Marsha Bemko's favorite moments for a sneak preview of treasure hunting to come in 2014! Season 18 begins on January 6, 2014 at 8/7C.