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    Austin, TX: 2015

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    Host Mark L. Walberg tries out the cowboy lifestyle and learns about rare saddles in ROADSHOW's 10th visit to Texas!

    Hour 1 | Original Air Date: January 26, 2015 (#1904)

    VIDEO | Owner Interview

    Hear more from the owner of the spinning wheel that belonged to Mahatma Gandhi!

    FIELD TRIP | Willie Nelson Objects

    Host Mark L. Walberg and expert Laura Woolley discuss Willie Nelson collectibles!


    EXCLUSIVE | See the "Coconut" Chair

    Check out George Nelson's iconic design.

    ARCHIVE | More Lichtenstein Finds

    See more Ben-Day discoveries in the ROADSHOW archive!



    Hour 2 | Original Air Date: February 2, 2015 (#1905)

    UPDATE | Letter Translation

    Read the translation from Italian to English of the 1607 Galileo letter!

    UPDATE | Pocket Pistols

    When's a derringer not a Deringer?


    ARTICLE | Texas Fraud Documents

    Who faked the Texas Declaration of Independence copies that were making the rounds on the auction circuit?

    FIELD TRIP | Real & Fake Texas Declaration of Independence Documents

    Wes Cowan and Mark L. Walberg take a look at the Texas Declaration of Independence and discuss the case of the fraudulent copies.



    Hour 3 | Original Air Date: January 19, 2015 (#1903)

    ARTICLE | Samuel Clemens' Letter

    In May 1866 Samuel Clemens wrote a humdinger of a letter from Hawaii to his old childhood friend back in Missouri, William Bowen, whose great-granddaughter Mary brought it to ROADSHOW. Read it here!

    ARTICLE | Controversial Team Mascots

    A vintage Chicago Black Hawks jersey at the Austin ROADSHOW raised the complicated and ongoing controversy of racial stereotypes in sports mascots.


    FIELD TRIP | Antique Mexican Parade Saddles

    In Austin, Hour 3, Bruce M. Shackelford takes a look at antique Mexican parade saddles with host Mark L. Walberg.



    More

    VIDEO | Web Appraisal

    Check out Kathleen Harwood's appraisal of this 1963 Clyde Connell oil painting!

    VIDEO | Web Appraisal

    Check out this Mosrite prototype guitar appraised by Jim Baggett!


    VIDEO | Web Appraisal

    Take a look at this little George Ohr inkwell that David Rago appraised!

    VIDEO | Web Appraisal

    Check out John Buxton's appraisal of a Pre-Columbian Peruvian Collection!


    VIDEO | Web Appraisal

    Jasmani Francis appraises a University of Oklahoma Sooners collection.

    VIDEO | Web Appraisal

    Ken Gloss appraises Ronald Reagan signed photos and a letter in this web exclusive ANTIQUES ROADSHOW appraisal from Austin, Texas.


    VIDEO | Web Appraisal

    Check out Jim Baggett's appraisal of this Ernst Hoyer Concert Zither, ca. 1930, from Austin, TX.

    VIDEO | Web Appraisal

    Tim Gordon appraises a group of WWII James F. Brown comic art during ANTIQUES ROADSHOW's visit to Austin, TX.


    WATCH | The Austin Feedback Book

    Antiques lovers from the Lone Star State share their finds and fails in the Feedback Booth in Austin, TX!


    George Mulhauser Plycraft Chair, ca. 1965
    John Sollo

    $1,500-$2,500
    Austin


    Folk Art Swordfish Bill Sword, ca. 1880
    Ken Farmer

    $2,000-$3,000
    Austin


    1964 St. Louis Cardinals World Champion Banner
    Leila Dunbar

    $5,000-$12,000
    Austin


    Frank Lloyd Wright Archive, ca. 1960
    Ken Gloss

    $9,000-$12,000
    Austin


    1957 Milton Resnick Abstract Oil
    Robin Starr

    $15,000-$25,000
    Austin


    Kuba "Bwoom" Helmet Mask, ca. 1900
    John Buxton

    $4,000-$6,000
    Austin


    1864 Houston Depot Cartridge Box
    Rafael Eledge

    $25,000
    Austin


    Deborah Oropallo "Angel" Sculpture, ca. 1985
    Jason Preston

    $2,000-$3,000
    Austin


    Nicholas Visscher Map of Americas, ca. 1680
    Christopher Lane

    $1,800
    Austin


    Gallé "Moth" Dressing Table Box, ca. 1885
    Nicholas Dawes

    $1,000-$1,500
    Austin


    1960 Van Cleef & Arpels Necklace
    Virginia Salem

    $125,000
    Austin


    Roy Lichtenstein Pin, ca. 1968
    Kevin Zavian

    $4,000-$6,000
    Austin


    1901 & 1907 Edgar S. Paxon Watercolors
    Kathleen Harwood

    $30,000-$40,000
    Austin


    Tiffany Glass Vases
    Arlie Sulka

    $3,500-$4,800
    Austin


    Mahatma Gandhi Presentation Spinning Wheel
    James Supp

    $50,000-$75,000
    Austin


    1948 Blackie Sculpture & Headstone
    C. Wesley Cowan

    $3,000-$5,000
    Austin


    Lung Chuan Celadon Plate
    James Callahan

    $1,500-$2,000
    Austin


    San Jose Mission Tiles, ca. 1940
    Suzanne Perrault

    $1,400
    Austin


    Early 20th Century Bruno Liljefors Oil
    Meredith Hilferty

    $5,000-$7,000
    Austin


    Newton & Son Globe, ca. 1830
    Matthew Quinn

    $1,500-$2,000
    Austin


    Ramita Martinez Cooking Pot, ca. 1959
    Bruce Shackelford

    $1,000
    Austin


    World War I Bond Posters, ca. 1917
    Nicholas Lowry

    $1,500-$2,250
    Austin


    Bohemian Mantle Vases, ca. 1880
    Kathleen Bailey

    $4,000
    Austin


    Meissen "Day & Night" Porcelain Figurines
    David Lackey

    $15,000-$20,000
    Austin


    Anthony Michael Autorino Oil, ca. 2000
    Meredith Hilferty

    $18,500
    Austin


    1903 Presentation Box-Hinge Multicolor Gold Watch
    Paul Winicki

    $20,000-$30,000
    Austin


    Chinese Cloisonné Panel, ca. 1760
    Lark Mason

    $70,000-$100,000
    Austin


    1925 Tom Lea "Rati" Painting
    Gene Shapiro

    $5,000-$7,000
    Austin


    Diamond & Sapphire Jewelry
    Victoria Bratberg

    $55,000-$85,000
    Austin


    Irish Chippendale Stand, ca. 1760
    Lynda Cain

    $4,000-$6,000
    Austin


    Wurflein Derringer, ca. 1860
    Paul Carella

    $1,500-$2,500
    Austin


    1607 Galileo Galilei Letter
    Francis Wahlgren

    $60,000-$100,000
    Austin


    Ángel Botello "Cabeza" Bronze Bust
    Jason Preston

    $20,000
    Austin


    Gibson Style-3 Ukulele, ca. 1928
    Frederick Oster

    $2,000
    Austin


    Abraham Ortelius Map of China, ca. 1584
    Christopher Lane

    $3,000
    Austin


    Chinese Embroidered Silk Textile, ca. 1850
    Sachiko Hori

    $7,000-$10,000
    Austin


    Scotch Agate Pendant
    Kevin Zavian

    $2,000-$3,000
    Austin


    Minute-Repeater Watch, ca. 1820
    Craig Evan Small

    $3,000-$4,000
    Austin


    1934 Wurlitzer Model P10 Jukebox
    Brian Witherell

    $1,200-$1,800
    Austin


    Jade Ring with Case, ca. 1940
    Gloria Lieberman

    $60,000-$80,000
    Austin


    1947 Loren Mozley "Aspens" Oil
    Susan Kime

    $30,000-$50,000
    Austin


    Edgefield Chandler Stoneware Jug, ca. 1845
    C. Wesley Cowan

    $8,000-$10,000
    Austin


    1866 Samuel Clemens Letter
    Francis Wahlgren

    $8,000-$15,000
    Austin


    Confederate First National Flag
    Jeffrey Shrader

    $10,000-$15,000
    Austin


    1875 "Pictorial St. Louis" Atlas
    Martin Gammon

    $7,000-$9,000
    Austin


    1937-38 Black Hawks Jersey
    Jasmani Francis

    $7,000-$10,000
    Austin


    Late-19th-Century French Crystal Chandelier
    Meredith Meuwly

    $8,000-$12,000
    Austin


    World War II Monuments Men Photos
    Timothy Gordon

    $2,000-$3,000
    Austin


    1979 Romare Bearden Lithograph
    Anne Henry

    $1,000-$2,000
    Austin


    Pablo Picasso Madoura Pitcher & Plate
    Suzanne Perrault

    $17,000-$22,000
    Austin


    1915 Malvina Hoffman "Boy and Panther Cub"
    Eric Silver

    $2,000-$3,000
    Austin


    1966 Beatles Concert Poster & Ticket
    Grant Zahajko

    $3,150-$5,250
    Austin


    Cartier "V for Victory" Watch, ca. 1940
    Craig Evan Small

    $3,000
    Austin


    1947 Rose Gold Rolex Model 3131
    Paul Winicki

    $5,500
    Austin


    Japanese Makuzu Kozan Jar, ca. 1880
    Sachiko Hori

    $8,000-$10,000
    Austin


    20th-Century Fremont Ellis Painting
    Gene Shapiro

    $10,000-$15,000
    Austin