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    On Tour: | 2007 Tour Slideshow

    Behind the Scenes in Baltimore, Maryland

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      Host Mark L. Walberg kicked off Antiques Roadshow's 12th Summer Tour on Saturday, June 16th, in Baltimore, Maryland.
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      This guest named Wade turned up with an eye-catching mask most likely made in Indonesia for the decorative market. Tribal-arts expert John Buxton estimated its value at between $1,500 and $2,500.
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      These guests waited patiently for their turn at the Paintings table — often one of the longer lines on set.
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      Record manager Judy Cronenberg has time for a smile while comparing notes with supervising producer Sam Farrell during Saturday's taping.
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      All was relatively quiet on the set Saturday morning just before 7:00, when the doors opened to the public.
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      Guests chat with the experts at the Paintings table.
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      This guest brought along two chairs, yet decided to stay on his feet as he watched the action from the shadows just off the set on Saturday.
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      Furniture expert Karen Keane appraised this unusual bench, by acclaimed Japanese-American woodworker George Nakashima, at $45,000.
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      Prints and posters expert Nicholas Lowry focuses on his research in Roadshow's backstage production office on Saturday.
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      A page from a collection of World War II memorabilia brought in by a Baltimore couple. The owner said that during his father's time in the navy he would regularly send home letters like this one to him and his brother, complete with hand-drawn cartoons.
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      A happy guest named Catherine reacts to some good news from appraiser Lark Mason about her ivory figure of St. Joseph, valued at between $30,000 and $50,000.
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      A view from the very center of the set as our cameras roll on an appraisal by Asian-arts expert Lark Mason.
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      A pair of veterans posed for a quick snapshot while enjoying their day at the Roadshow.
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      This dramatic portrait of famed Spanish soprano Lucrezia Bori was one of a group of items brought in by a couple from Bethesda, Md. Peter Shemonsky appraised a pair of gold and garnet earrings that once belonged to the opera singer for $8,000 to $10,000.
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      This grinning guest named John proudly threw an arm around his Johnny Unitas 1958 Baltimore Colts jacket — and for good reason. Sports memorabilia expert Simeon Lipman had just appraised it for $40,000 to $60,000.
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      A father and son pair prepare for their moment in the spotlight on our "Your Stories" set — a new feature of this summer's events. Now all guests have a chance to tell the story of their prized possession to our camera for possible use on the Antiques Roadshow Web site.
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      These two slightly creepy little fellows rode in to the Baltimore event relaxing in a two-seat stroller. (Don't worry, they're dolls.)
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      Ted, the owner of this Cowan pottery bowl, was all smiles after pottery and porcelain expert David Lackey appraised it for $3,000 to $5,000.
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