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    Biloxi, Mississippi: 2011

    Photo courtesy of Illumination Arts LLC

    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW and host Mark L. Walberg greeted viewers from the Gulf Coast city of Biloxi, Mississippi, where guests gathered an impressive collection of great finds.

    Hour 1 | Original Air Date: May 2, 2011 (#1513)

    VIDEO: Hidden Treasure

    Collectibles expert Philip Weiss appraises a hat fit for a duke — "The Duke" that is.


    Hour 2 | Original Air Date: May 9, 2011 (#1514)

    VIDEO: Feedback Booth

    Beer jug — or bird feeder? Guests from Biloxi share their stories — and surprises — in the ROADSHOW Feedback Booth.

    SLIDESHOW: Behind the Scenes in Biloxi

    Photos from ROADSHOW's visit to Biloxi on July 24, 2010!


    Hour 3 | Original Air Date: May 16, 2011 (#1515)

    ARTICLE: The Honey Fitz

    More on the presidential yacht that became a favorite escape of JFK and served as a backdrop for some of the most iconic images of his presidency.

    ARTICLE: Ordinary Jardinière or Genuine George Ohr?

    Is the jardinière this guest brought to Biloxi just another hand-thrown pot or did famed local artist, George Ohr, have a hand in its making?


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    VIDEO: Web-Exclusive Appraisal

    Wesley Cowan appraises a "wallpaper edition" of the Vicksburg Daily Citizen, a famous — and famously faked — newspaper from the American Civil War.

    VIDEO: Web-Exclusive Appraisal

    Rafael Eledge appraises a rare Shako hat from the Civil War that was purchased at an estate sale for less than $10. Watch the appraisal and find out what it's really worth.

    1899 Buffalo Bill Poster
    Nicholas Lowry

    $12,000-$18,000
    HR 1


    Walter Anderson Linocut, ca. 1950
    Kathleen Harwood

    $5,000
    HR 1


    1928 Patek Philippe Enamel & Gold Pocket Watch
    Jonathan Snellenburg

    $5,000
    HR 1


    20th-Century Sapphire & Diamond Ring
    Gloria Lieberman

    $10,000-$12,000
    HR 1


    Wood & Hughes Silver Regatta Trophy, ca. 1870
    Reid Dunavant

    $3,000-$4,000
    HR 1


    French "Uncle Tom's Cabin" Vases, ca. 1860
    Nicholas Dawes

    $10,000
    HR 1


    1928 Demetre Chiparus "Persian Dancers" Bronze
    Kerry Shrives

    $100,000-$150,000
    HR 1


    Early 20th-Century American Tobacco Card Collection
    Simeon Lipman

    $19,300-$26,000
    HR 1


    Louisiana Book Collection
    Richard Austin

    $11,000-$16,000
    HR 1


    Parquetry Fruit Dish, ca. 1925
    Allan Katz

    $3,000-$4,000
    HR 1


    American Album Quilt, ca. 1850
    Beth Szescila

    $8,000-$10,000
    HR 1


    Salt-Glazed Stoneware Water Cooler, ca. 1830
    Leigh Keno

    $3,000-$5,000
    HR 2


    Leveille-Rousseau Vase, ca. 1890
    Alan Kaplan

    $3,000-$4,000
    HR 2


    1932 Adolf Wolff Bronze
    Kerry Shrives

    $4,000-$6,000
    HR 2


    1811 American Silk-on-Silk Embroidery
    Beth Szescila

    $40,000-$50,000
    HR 2


    Walter Anderson Watercolor, ca. 1950
    Colleene Fesko

    $25,000-$35,000
    HR 2


    Mark Catesby "Wood Stork" Print, ca. 1735
    Donald Cresswell

    $2,400
    HR 2


    Antebellum Cased Images, ca. 1850
    C. Wesley Cowan

    $5,200-$5,300
    HR 2


    1914 Durant Kilns Tray with Base
    Suzanne Perrault

    $1,000-$2,000
    HR 2


    Jacob Petit Porcelain Tulip Vases, ca. 1845
    David Lackey

    $1,500-$2,500
    HR 2


    Revolutionary War Sword, ca. 1770
    Rafael Eledge

    $4,500
    HR 2


    New Orleans Chess Table, ca. 1870
    Andrew Brunk

    $3,000-$5,000
    HR 2


    1959 Marsh Jewelry Suite
    Barry Weber

    $17,000-$19,000
    HR 2


    Dean Cornwell Illustration, ca. 1945
    Alasdair Nichol

    $2,500-$4,000
    HR 2


    Lunar Base Demonstration Kit, ca. 1964
    Rudy Franchi

    $4,000-$5,000
    HR 2


    "Honey Fitz" Presidential Yacht Desk & Sign
    J. Michael Flanigan

    $5,300
    HR 3


    French Industrial Clock, ca. 1890
    Gary Sullivan

    $10,000
    HR 3


    Charles Peale Polk Verre Églomisé Portraits, ca. 1810
    Stuart Whitehurst

    $12,500-$17,500
    HR 3


    Confederate Short Sword, ca. 1865
    Christopher Mitchell

    $6,000
    HR 3


    Gibson SJ Guitar with Case, ca. 1945
    David Bonsey

    $9,000-$10,000
    HR 3


    Tiffany Studios Inkwell, ca. 1905
    Eric Silver

    $5,000
    HR 3


    1964 Agustin Fernandez Etching Portfolio
    Kelly Troester

    $4,000-$6,000
    HR 3


    Dornier Flying Boat Model, ca. 1929
    Noel Barrett

    $6,000-$8,000
    HR 3


    New Orleans Art Pottery Jardinière, ca. 1886
    David Rago

    $10,000-$15,000
    HR 3


    Louis Aston Knight Oil Painting, ca. 1910
    Alan Fausel

    $45,000-$50,000
    HR 3






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