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    Des Moines, Iowa: 2011

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    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW and host Mark L. Walberg arrived in Des Moines, Iowa, where the antiques and collectibles reflected the state's rich history.

    Hour 1 | Original Air Date: February 14, 2011 (#1507)

    VIDEO: Interview with the Owner

    Eunice, who brought a rare sculpture by Romanian artist Demetre Chiparu to the Des Moines ROADSHOW, reacts to finding out her flea-market find could be worth $100,000.

    Hour 2 | Original Air Date: February 21, 2011 (#1508)

    HIGHLIGHT: Appraisal of Russian Lukutin Snuffbox, ca. 1840

    Adam Patrick appraises a hand-painted snuffbox made by the Lukutin Factory in Russia, ca. 1840, worth $20,000.

    Hour 3 | Original Air Date: February 28, 2011 (#1509)

    HIGHLIGHT: Appraisal of D.C. French Bust of R. W. Emerson

    Eric Silver appraises a ca. 1900 bust of Ralph Waldo Emerson by Daniel French Chester.


    VIDEO: Web-Exclusive Appraisal

    Prints & Posters expert Nicholas Lowry appraises a collection of 1936 Character-Culture-Citizenship Guide posters used in American classrooms.

    VIDEO: Web-Exclusive Appraisal

    Folk Art expert J. Michael Flanigan appraises a 19th century memorial drawing.

    VIDEO: Web-Exclusive Appraisal

    Asian Art expert Lark Mason appraises a 17th-century Chinese Buddhist figure.

    VIDEO: Web-Exclusive Appraisal

    Marybeth Keene appraises one-of-a-kind folk art whirligig, ca. 1890.

    SLIDESHOW: Behind the Scenes in Des Moines

    Photos from ROADSHOW's visit to Des Moines, Iowa, on August 7, 2010.

    Charles Schramm Iowa Red Cedar Folk Carving, ca. 1910
    J. Michael Flanigan

    HR 2

    Russian Lukutin Snuffbox, ca. 1840
    Adam Patrick

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    Mae Timberlake Roseville Tankard, ca. 1905
    Riley Humler

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    Egyptian Revival French Clock, ca. 1880
    Robert Cheney

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    Katharine Wireman Illustration, ca. 1925
    Colleene Fesko

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    "Jonah and the Whale" Mechanical Bank, ca. 1890
    Noel Barrett

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    1623 Shakespeare Partial First Folio
    Ken Gloss

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    Handel Leaded Glass Shade, ca. 1907
    Arlie Sulka

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    Lusitania and Mauretania Poster, ca. 1907
    Nicholas Lowry

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    Lucy M. Lewis Acoma Pueblo Pottery
    Linda Dyer

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    Star Electric Stock Ticker, ca. 1885
    Mark Moran

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    Woman's Relief Corps Ribbon Quilt, ca. 1900
    Beth Szescila

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    "View of Des Moines" Print, ca. 1856
    Donald Cresswell

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    1903 Van Briggle Vase with Flowers
    David Rago

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    Japanese Enamel & Copper Box, ca. 1900
    Lark Mason

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    E.C. Brewster Beehive Clock, ca. 1838
    John Delaney

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    1909 Théodore Duret Book with Original Etchings
    Stephen Massey

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    Cheyenne Possible Bag & Souvenir Bag
    Bruce Shackelford

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    Cast Iron Windmill Weight, ca. 1890
    Marybeth Keene

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    1935 Martin D-18 Acoustic Guitar
    Jim Baggett

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