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    Chicago, Illinois: 2004

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    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW breezed into its eighth season in Chicago, Illinois — "The Windy City" — with host Lara Spencer.

    Hour 1 | Original Air Date: January 5, 2004 (#801)

    ARTICLE: To Be Opened, or Not to Be Opened

    What should you do with the food that's in collectible boxes and tins?

    ARTICLE: The Beatles' "Butcher" Cover

    Beatle-mania strikes again!


    Hour 2 | Original Air Date: January 12, 2004 (#802)

    ARTICLE: Aesthetic Movement: A Break with the Past

    Like most transitional periods in art, the Aesthetic Movement was frenetic and short-lived — but important.


    Hour 3 | Original Air Date: January 19, 2004 (#803)

    ARTICLE: Buying and Selling Native Artifacts

    For collectors interested in Native American artifacts, there are few important guidelines to bear in mind.


    Early 19th-Century Double-Heart Mourning Pendant
    J. Michael Flanigan

    $3,000-$5,000
    HR 1


    National Tri-Cone Steel Guitars, ca. 1934
    David Bonsey

    $10,000-$12,000
    HR 1


    Blue Tiffany Compote, ca. 1915
    David McCarron

    $2,000-$3,000
    HR 1


    20th-Century Beatles "Butcher Cover" Album
    Gary Sohmers

    $10,000-$12,000
    HR 1


    1920s Kawase Hasui Woodblock Print
    Frank Castle

    $2,500-$2,800
    HR 1


    Lapis Lazuli Necklace, ca. 1910
    Virginia Salem

    $1,500-$2,000
    HR 1


    19th-Century John La Farge Drawing
    Kathleen Harwood

    $50,000
    HR 1


    George Ohr Vessel, ca. 1900
    Suzanne Perrault

    $1,200-$1,700
    HR 1


    1913 Russian Magnifying Glass
    Frank Boos

    $4,000-$6,000
    HR 1


    World War II German War Room Tank
    Bruce Herman

    $1,000-$1,500
    HR 2


    1871 Map of Chicago Fire
    Christopher Lane

    $900-$1,200
    HR 2


    18th-Century American Dower Chest
    Leigh Keno

    $800-$1,200
    HR 2


    Pocket Watch & Chatelaine
    Gordon Converse

    $7,500
    HR 2


    1852 Applique Southern Quilt
    Ken Farmer

    $4,000-$6,000
    HR 2


    Charles Van den Eycken & A.J. Simms Paintings
    Colleene Fesko

    $17,000-$29,000
    HR 2


    Mid-20th Century Santa Fe Railroad Posters
    Nicholas Lowry

    $5,000-$7,000
    HR 2


    Royal Vienna-Style Urn
    David Lackey

    $5,000-$8,000
    HR 2


    Illinois Campaign Memorabilia
    C. Wesley Cowan

    $2,000-$3,000
    HR 2


    Irish Sauce Boats & Dutch Cruet
    Sarah Shinn Pratt

    $4,500-$6,000
    HR 2


    12 Autographed Baseballs
    Simeon Lipman

    $12,000-$15,000
    HR 2


    Henry Woods Painting, "La Tombolla", ca. 1920
    Alasdair Nichol

    $30,000-$50,000
    HR 2


    Joseph Perkins Rifle Barrel
    William Guthman

    $1,500
    HR 3


    Baltimore Secretary, ca. 1825
    Ronald Bourgeault

    $6,000-$15,000
    HR 3


    Model Airplane Kit
    Noel Barrett

    $2,000-$3,000
    HR 3


    "Bebe Modele" Bru Doll & Accessories, ca. 1880
    Richard Wright

    $12,000-$18,000
    HR 3


    1929 Conn Trombone & Ephemera
    Kerry Keane

    $3,000
    HR 3


    1930 Grant Wood Painting
    Debra Force

    $30,000-$50,000
    HR 3


    Pair of Jeweled Coalport Urns, ca. 1900
    Nicholas Dawes

    $3,000-$4,000
    HR 3


    Late 19th-Century Folk Art Puzzle Jug
    Gary Piattoni

    $1,000-$1,500
    HR 3


    1908 Chicago Cubs Presentation Piece
    Leila Dunbar

    $5,000
    HR 3


    1906 Black Walnut Pedestal Clock
    Stephen Fletcher

    $5,000-$8,000
    HR 3


    Kashan Rug, ca. 1905
    Michael Grogan

    $5,000-$6,000
    HR 3


    Early 20th-Century Kwakwaka'wakw Tribal Chief Masks
    Donald Ellis

    $44,000-$57,000
    HR 3