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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: The Boomer Years

Airs Monday, Feb. 18, 2019 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Back in 2006, Philip Weiss (right) appraises Charles Schulz comic strip art, ...

Credit: Courtesy of Meredith Nierman for WGBH, (c) WGBH 2014

Above: Back in 2006, Philip Weiss (right) appraises Charles Schulz comic strip art, ca. 1960 for $150,000 to $200,000 in Los Angeles, California. The updated value is $200,000 to $250,000.

Part adventure, part history lesson, and part treasure hunt, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is a 13-time Emmy® Award-nominee and PBS' most-watched ongoing series.

Mark L. Walberg hosts.

Field Trip: Modern Furniture

In ROADSHOW's special, "The Boomer Years," John Sollo and Mark L. Walberg take a look at iconic modern furniture at the Public Museum in Grand Rapids, MI.

The “Baby Boom” of the mid-20th century created a generation of people who grew up witnessing the rise of television, space exploration, and rock ‘n’ roll.

In celebration of the “Boomer Years,” ROADSHOW is looking back with nostalgia at the vintage treasures from the 1940s, 50s and 60s.

Photo credit: Courtesy of Meredith Nierman for WGBH, (c) WGBH 2014

This 1956 Elvis "Love Me Tender" standee was appraised by Laura Woolley (right) for $10,000 to $15,000 in 2012. The updated value is $18,000 to $20,000.

Appraisals include a 1956 Elvis “Love Me Tender” standee that was found during a home renovation; a 1958 Martin Luther King, Jr. letter purchased for $20 at the estate of a Richard Nixon biographer; and Charles Schulz comic strip art, ca. 1960, owned by a former Hallmark employee who worked with Schulz for 12 years and is valued at $200,000 to $250,000.

Photo credit: Courtesy of Meredith Nierman for WGBH, (c) WGBH 2014

Simeon Lipman appraises a 1951 baseball signed by the Yankees and Marilyn Monroe, which was originally appraised for $15,000 in 2003. It is now valued between $25,000 and $35,000.

Photo credit: Courtesy of Meredith Nierman for WGBH, (c) WGBH 2014

Peter Shaw appraises a 1962 left-handed Olympic White Fender Stratocaster for $48,000 in Wichita, Kansas.

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Appraisal: 1958 Pablo Picasso Drawings

Watch Todd Weyman's appraisal of 1958 Pablo Picasso drawings, in "The Boomer Years."

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Appraisal: 1960 John F. Kennedy Campaign Poster

Check out Rudy Franchi's appraisal of a 1960 John F. Kennedy campaign poster, in "The Boomer Years."

Appraisal: 1960 Review Edition of "To Kill A Mockingbird"

In "The Boomer Years," Ken Gloss appraises a 1960 review edition of "To Kill A Mockingbird."

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