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    Chattanooga, Tennessee: 2009

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    When ANTIQUES ROADSHOW and host Mark L. Walberg surveyed "The Scenic City" — Chattanooga, Tennessee — appraisers discovered some surprising sights.

    Hour 1 | Original Air Date: March 30, 2009 (#1310)

    ARTICLE: Owning Ivory: An Overview

    A brief guide to the complicated subject of importing, owning, and selling elephant ivory.


    Hour 2 | Original Air Date: April 6, 2009 (#1311)

    ARTICLE: Was There Head-Shrinking in Fiji?

    Tribal art expert John Buxton clarifies an issue raised on-air in Chattanooga.

    SLIDESHOW: Classic Movie Stills

    An up-close look at lobby stills from Hollywood's Golden Era and beyond.

    ARTICLE: Owning Ivory: An Overview

    A brief guide to the complicated subject of importing, owning, and selling elephant ivory.


    Hour 3 | Original Air Date: April 13, 2009 (#1312)

    SLIDESHOW: 1948 Harry S. Truman "8-Ball" Statuette

    See photos of President Truman receiving his "8-Ball" award from the L.A. Press Club.

    SLIDESHOW: Behind the Scenes in Chattanooga

    Photos from ROADSHOW's visit to Chattanooga, Tennessee, on July 19, 2008.


    1940 Walt Disney "Fantasia" Animation Cel
    Philip Weiss

    $9,000-$12000
    HR 1


    Walter Inglis Anderson Watercolor
    Alasdair Nichol

    $10,000-$15,000
    HR 1


    Thomas Hart Benton Watercolor & Drawing, ca. 1940
    Debra Force

    $30,000-$30,000
    HR 1


    Lord Byron Cellarette & Portrait, ca. 1810
    Leslie Keno

    $21,000-$31,500
    HR 1


    1826 Tennessee Hunting Horn
    J. Michael Flanigan

    $10,000-$11,000
    HR 1


    Tootsietoy Dollhouse Furniture, ca. 1938
    Andy Ourant

    $2,500-$3,000
    HR 1


    Acoma Water Jar, ca. 1900
    Bruce Shackelford

    $8,00-$1,200
    HR 1


    Diamond & Pearl Necklace, ca. 1905
    Barry Weber

    $250,000
    HR 1


    Hyde & Goodrich Silver Soup Tureen, ca. 1850
    Reid Dunavant

    $10,000-$15,000
    HR 1


    German Target Pistols & English Case
    Paul Carella

    $6,000-$8,000
    HR 1


    Imperial Russian Plates, ca. 1860
    Nicholas Dawes

    $2,000-$3,000
    HR 1


    George Washington Commemorative Bandana, ca. 1799
    Karen Augusta

    $6,500-$7,000
    HR 1


    Winking Eyes Clock, ca. 1900
    John Delaney

    $1,800-$2,000
    HR 1


    Late 19th-Century Zinner Mechanical Toy
    David McCarron

    $1,500-$2,500
    HR 1


    Chinese Ivory Carvings, ca. 1950
    Lark Mason

    $3,000-$5,000
    HR 2


    America Movie Memorabilia
    Gary Sohmers

    $10,000-$15,000
    HR 2


    19th-Century French Table Clock by Courtois
    Gary Sullivan

    $7,000-$10,000
    HR 2


    Over-the-Shoulder Saxhorn, ca. 1865
    Frederick Oster

    $4,000-$5,000
    HR 2


    English Pear-Form Tea Caddy, ca. 1810
    Stuart Whitehurst

    $3,000
    HR 2


    French Jewelry Collection
    Gloria Lieberman

    $8,300-$10,000
    HR 2


    Weller Perfecto Vase, ca. 1905
    Riley Humler

    $2,000-$2,500
    HR 2


    19th-Century Fiji Tapa Cloth & Club
    John Buxton

    $2,500-$3,500
    HR 2


    Bobby Jones Signed Print & Book
    Leila Dunbar

    $3,800-$6,500
    HR 2


    Southern Needlework Picture, ca. 1830
    Andrew Brunk

    $6,000-$9,000
    HR 2


    Rookwood Pottery Collection
    David Rago

    $3,050-$4,800
    HR 2


    English Memorial Jewelry Collection
    Barry Weber

    $40,000
    HR 2


    Copy of Honthorst Painting, ca. 1890
    Alan Fausel

    $2,000-$20,000
    HR 2


    Chippendale Walnut Tall Chest, ca. 1790
    John Hays

    $30,000-$50,000
    HR 3


    Eskimo Ivory Carving on Russian Box
    Linda Dyer

    $3,000-$5,000
    HR 3


    French Fashion Doll & Wardrobe, ca. 1870
    Marshall Martin

    $5,000
    HR 3


    1882 Map of Georgia Gold Region
    Christopher Lane

    $1,200-$1,400
    HR 3


    Flight & Barr Worcester Vases, ca. 1800
    David Lackey

    $3,000-$4,000
    HR 3


    Two Scrimshaw Whale Teeth, ca. 1840
    Ronald Bourgeault

    $25,000
    HR 3


    China Trade Davenport, ca. 1850
    Marvin Sokolow

    $6,000-$9,000
    HR 3


    Lionel Freight Train Set, ca. 1935
    Noel Barrett

    $2,500-$3,000
    HR 3


    1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games Banner
    Jasmani Francis

    $500-$1,000
    HR 3


    French Enamel & Diamond Watch, ca. 1860
    Kevin Zavian

    $2,000-$3,000
    HR 3


    John McCrady Oil Painting & Lithograph, ca. 1942
    Colleene Fesko

    $10,300-$15,500
    HR 3


    1948 Truman Presidential 8-Ball Award
    Philip Weiss

    $12,000-$20,000
    HR 3


    Royal Doulton Sung Ware Bowl, ca. 1930
    Stuart Slavid

    $3,000-$5,000
    HR 3


    Civil War Artillery Shell, ca. 1863
    Rafael Eledge

    $1,500
    HR 3


    Newcomb College Vase, ca. 1908
    Suzanne Perrault

    $30,000-$40,000
    HR 3