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    On Tour: | 2007 Tour

    Behind the Scenes in Las Vegas, Nevada

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      On August 18th a unique crowd descended on the Las Vegas Convention Center for the last stop of Antiques Roadshow's 2007 summer tour.
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      This Las Vegas native brought in an uncut sheet of playing cards from the legendary Dunes Hotel & Casino, which was spectacularly imploded in 1993 to make room for the Bellagio.
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      Collectibles expert Gary Sohmers (right) admires a cool Bowden "Spacelander" bike with its owner, Gregory, who said he hated it when he got it for Christmas in 1960. He likes it better now, though, with an estimated value of $5,000 to $6,000.
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      This guest, Francois, said he came to Las Vegas as a chef from France many years ago, and brought this family heirloom portrait with him.
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      "Are we there yet, Dad?" This father-and-son pair were getting awfully close to their turn with an expert on set Saturday.
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      Being king is apparently not all fun and games.
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      This proud guest posed for our "Your Stories" camera with an old photo of her grandparents and an impressive-looking gold bracelet she said she used to wear as a girl whenever she "played princess."
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      Who ever heard of a carousel goat?
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      This lady stopped by to share her painting with us on the "Your Stories" set, adding that she was a retired clown herself, and so was very fond of it.
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      A variety of patterns prevailed on set Saturday, as textiles expert Caroline Ashleigh (left) inspected an antique dressmaker's model while guests looked on.
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      This lady boasted a very unusual and attractive rocking chair, which was probably also an object of envy for her fellow guests as they stood in line.
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      Speaking of seats, this young woman grabbed the biggest one to be found (actually her own) in a huge room of empty chairs, as the Roadshow event wound down on Saturday afternoon.
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      This couple unwrapped an impressive surprise for our camera — a large "steakhouse Indian," which they said once guarded the door of a Las Vegas restaurant.
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      Militaria expert Rafael Eledge chats with a guest in the Roadshow Green Room before going on camera for a taping.
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      He didn't exactly comply with our two-item-only rule, but this guest did bring in an intriguing variety of items — a collection of Beatles photos, a religious relic, an Indian coup stick, and a presidential no-parking sign.

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      This gentleman rolled in to the Vegas show with a handsome antique radio.

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      Even though they hid their faces while showing off their shirts, these two "Antique Beauties" look pretty young to us.

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      These two sisters stopped in at our "Your Stories" set to tell us about their collection of heirloom dolls and a framed family letter.

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      This item begs the question: how good-looking can you really expect a toilet to be?

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      This lady came to the Vegas event bearing a loincloth she said was worn by Johnny Weissmuller as "Tarzan," along with an old publicity photo showing the "Apeman" wearing said loincloth while performing his well-known yell.

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      That's a wrap!

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