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    Carved Turtle Shell

    Appraised Value:

    $150 (1999)

    Updated Value:

    $150 (2014)

    Appraised on: July 10, 1999

    Appraised in: Salt Lake City, Utah

    Appraised by: Richard Madley

    Category: Decorative Arts

    Episode Info: Salt Lake City (#1830)
    Salt Lake City (#413)

    Originally Aired: April 24, 2000

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    Period / Style: 20th Century
    Value Range: $150 (1999)
    Updated Value: $150 (2014)

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    Appraised By:

    Richard Madley
    Decorative Arts

    Appraisal Transcript:
    GUEST: I was aware of the voyage of the Challenger, which was the first oceanographic voyage in 1872 to 1876.

    APPRAISER: You're surmising this is about 120 years old? It was made 15 years ago. There's a factory in England that makes these turtle shells and sells them openly as reproductions. This is worth in the region of $150.

    GUEST: Okay, so I could have a matching pair?

    APPRAISER: You could have a matching pair, a set of three, four... as many as you want. (laughing)

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