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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.


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    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

    $15,000-$20,000
    HR 2


    Russian Lukutin Snuffbox, ca. 1840
    Adam Patrick

    $20,000
    HR 2


    Mae Timberlake Roseville Tankard, ca. 1905
    Riley Humler

    $1,000-$1,500
    HR 2


    Egyptian Revival French Clock, ca. 1880
    Robert Cheney

    $6,000-$8,000
    HR 2


    Katharine Wireman Illustration, ca. 1925
    Colleene Fesko

    $7,000-$9,000
    HR 2


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

    $6,000-$8,000
    HR 2


    1623 Shakespeare Partial First Folio
    Ken Gloss

    $40,000-$50,000
    HR 2


    Handel Leaded Glass Shade, ca. 1907
    Arlie Sulka

    $12,000-$17,000
    HR 2


    Lusitania and Mauretania Poster, ca. 1907
    Nicholas Lowry

    $12,000-$18,000
    HR 2


    Lucy M. Lewis Acoma Pueblo Pottery
    Linda Dyer

    $12,000-$18,000
    HR 2


    Star Electric Stock Ticker, ca. 1885
    Mark Moran

    $8,000-$10,000
    HR 2


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

    $1,000-$1,500
    HR 3


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

    $4,000-$5,000
    HR 3


    1903 Van Briggle Vase with Flowers
    David Rago

    $2,500-$4,000
    HR 3


    Japanese Enamel & Copper Box, ca. 1900
    Lark Mason

    $2,000-$3,000
    HR 3


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

    $3,000-$3,500
    HR 3


    1909 Théodore Duret Book with Original Etchings
    Stephen Massey

    $6,000-$8,000
    HR 3


    Cheyenne Possible Bag & Souvenir Bag
    Bruce Shackelford

    $3,150-$5,200
    HR 3


    Cast Iron Windmill Weight, ca. 1890
    Marybeth Keene

    $4,000-$6,000
    HR 3


    1935 Martin D-18 Acoustic Guitar
    Jim Baggett

    $30,000-$35,000
    HR 3






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