ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Baton Rouge, La. - Hour 3
Airs Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV
Friday, October 13, 2017
Credit: Courtesy of Jeff Dunn for WGBH, (c) WGBH 2014
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.
"Baton Rouge, Louisiana" (Hour 3) - ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is in the Red Stick city, as host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Christopher Mitchell head to Port Hudson to discuss a rare Civil War hand grenade.
Appraisal: Louisiana Work Table, ca. 1830
Highlights include an early 19th-century Louisiana work table that was stored in a barn for several decades; a collection of insightful Civil War Confederate letters that were found in the wall of a torn down Mississippi house; and a Porfirio Salinas oil, ca. 1935, in its original frame, that was bought by the owner’s grandmother for $100 in 1935 and is now valued at $75,000.
Appraisal: Civil War Confederate Letters
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
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Web Appraisal: Virginia Walnut Bottle Case, ca. 1835
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