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    On Tour: | 2006 Tour Slideshow

    Behind the Scenes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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      Monkeying around at the Roadshow.
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      Stage manager Ron Milton talks to a Roadshow guest named Amy about her upcoming appraisal. Leigh Keno subsequently valued her 18th-century Philadelphia spice box, a family heirloom, at $85,000.
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      Camera 2 keeps an eye on things as the stage manager preps Ian Ehling, a books and manuscripts expert, for his appraisal of a collection of Eleanor Roosevelt memorabilia brought in by a guest named Juanita.
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      Appraiser Rudy Franchi sizes up a larger-than-life mask at the Collectibles table.
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      Early Saturday morning, make-up artist Louise Miller gets host Mark Walberg ready for a full day of shooting, while furniture appraiser Leslie Keno waits his turn.
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      Another guest named Amy (left) listens closely as appraiser Sarah Shin Pratt discusses her very shiny collection of silver, worth $50,000 to $75,000.
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      Director Bill Francis calls the shots from inside the Roadshow control truck during Saturday's taping.
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      While waiting in line this equine-obsessed Roadshow guest, Carol, talks about her treasured wooden carousel horse ("Mike"), c. 1890, which she received for her 16th birthday. She said her parents bought it 30 years ago in New Jersey for $150.
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      The carefully orchestrated chaos that is Antiques Roadshow, viewed from above.
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      Paintings expert Alasdair Nichol (left) contemplates a work in oil from the New Hope school with its owner, Peter, who was delighted to find out his painting is worth $20,000 to $30,000.
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      This man came to the Philadelphia appraisal event with a quintessential Roadshow trunk in tow.
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      This guest, Frank, was a good enough sport to try on his late-1800s reproduction "lobstertail" cavalry helmet for the camera.
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      In the first taped appraisal of the day, Leigh Keno points out some details on an 18th-century Pennsylvania tiger-maple slant-lid desk, which he valued at $8,500.
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      Guests await their turn with the experts at the Paintings table.
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      Executive producer Marsha Bemko (right) figures out what's up next on set with record manager Judy Cronenberg.

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      Who's more patient? An antique doll dressed for her wedding day and her owner both anticipate the verdict from an expert at the Toys & Games table.

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      On set, Mark mugs for the camera while taping his "stand-ups"   introduction and transition segments that will be edited in to the finished programs back in Boston.

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      Leslie Keno and executive producer Marsha Bemko confer privately beside a rather unusual mirror in the Furniture section of the set.

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      Set decorator Kris Holmes (left) makes sure everything looks just right as appraiser Ian Ehling reviews materials one last time before going on.

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      Appraiser Berj Zavian (foreground) inspects a bracelet alongside his colleagues at the Jewelry table.

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