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    On Tour | 2009 Tour

    Behind the Scenes in Hartford, Connecticut

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      The crowds gathered early at Hartford's Connecticut Convention Center when ANTIQUES ROADSHOW came to town on Saturday, August 23.
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      In addition to some extraordinary furniture, several guests were quite the sights with some unusual treasures in tow ...
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      ... Including this mysterious man in black, who brought a solid steel spoon that weighed over 75 pounds ...
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      ... This fellow and his totem ...
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      ... This couple with their ivory-tusk gong ...
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      ... This couple with their mask and spear ...
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      ... And this adorable young lady who was none too sure she should have let her parents dress her up like a doll.
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      This young man looked serious during Nick Dawes' appraisal of his Wedgwood button set, which he was happy to learn had a value of over $1,500.
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      This couple helpfully assumed a Bat-pose for the camera.
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      A delighted guest jots down some information after learning on camera that this unlikely-looking plaque was worth between $4,000 and $6,000.
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      Just after hearing an appraisal of his great-grandfather's naval-service archive, Brian (right) explained parts of his collection to some interested onlookers.
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      Furniture appraisers Stephen Fletcher, Leigh Keno, and Leslie Keno (left to right) had an animated discussion about something on set. As yet no report on who won. ...
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      It was a long and busy day, but in the end peace was restored and ANTIQUES ROADSHOW's 2008 summer tour was brought to a successful close. Thank you everyone!
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