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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Vintage Rochester

Courtesy of WGBH Boston

Airs Monday, July 10, 2017 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

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.

"Vintage Rochester" - Back in 1998, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW traveled to Rochester, New York, and appraised items including a painting by Frank Zappa, a van Munster violin and a Minton vase.


One of these items increased more than five times in value and another has dropped by more than $1,000. Tune in to find out which item’s value has soared and which one’s is sinking.

Appraisal: 1671 van Munster Violin

"Check out Kerry K. Keane's appraisal of a 1671 van Munster violin


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On the ROADSHOW podcast, producers chat with many of your favorite ROADSHOW experts about their experiences in search of America's hidden treasures and other antiques issues in the news: Subscribe ITUNES | SOUNDCLOUD | STITCHER



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Appraisal: 1853 Colton U.S. Wall Map

"Watch Christopher W. Lane's appraisal of an 1853 Colton U.S. wall map

ROADSHOW Resources

Glossary of the antique trade's most intriguing lingo.

Experts' Library - we've created a full listing organized by category.

Tips of the Trade - explore trade articles arranged by category.

Mobile App - test your appraisal skills on actual antiques brought to ROADSHOWS