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    Special: Finders Keepers (2013)

    Tucked behind a fireplace, buried in a cotton field, mistaken for insulation in the ceiling of a basement…some treasures are where you least expect to find them.

    Article | The World's First Multinational

    A brief history of the Dutch East India Company.

    Video | Owner Interview

    Hear more from the owner of the Tekke Asmalyk rug!

    Article | Fascinating Fasteners

    More about collecting Civil War belt buckles.

    ROADSHOW's Most Wanted

    Wanted: Coca Cola images by Norman Rockwell.

    Article | Collecting Artifacts

    Learn about the sensitive subject of excavating old artifacts.

    Video | Pawnee Bill Posters

    Mark Walberg and expert Nicholas Lowry look at larger-than-life posters.

    Updated Appraisal Values

    See how prices have changed over the years due to market fluctuations.

    Article | Under the Sea: Maritime Law and Treasure Hunting

    In the case of sunken treasure, finders are not necessarily legitimate keepers.



    French-Cut Diamond Ring
    Susan Florence

    $150-$200
    Finders Keepers


    China Trade Shipwreck Gold & Porcelain
    Becky MacGuire

    $12000-$15000
    Finders Keepers


    Thomas Commereau Stoneware Jug
    John Hays

    $3000-$5000
    Finders Keepers


    Steiff Bear, ca. 1930
    Timothy Luke

    $3000-$5000
    Finders Keepers


    1851 View of Cleveland Watercolor
    Dean Failey

    $7000-$12000
    Finders Keepers


    Weller Coppertone Vase, ca. 1925
    David Rago

    $2500-$3000
    Finders Keepers


    Late 19th C. Tin Coca-Cola Sign
    Daniel Buck Soules

    $5000-$7000
    Finders Keepers


    Bronze Medallions, ca. 1910
    Ernest DuMouchelle

    $3000-$3000
    Finders Keepers


    Cole Porter & Monty Woolley Letters, ca. 1940
    Kathleen Guzman

    $50000-$70000
    Finders Keepers


    Confederate Belt Buckle with Stars
    Rafael Eledge

    $10000-$12000
    Finders Keepers


    1933 Trolley Car Advertisement Cards
    Rudy Franchi

    $2100-$2600
    Finders Keepers


    William Aiken Walker Oil Painting
    David Weiss

    $7000-$10000
    Finders Keepers


    Mary Lincoln Asylum Sign-in Sheet
    Richard Austin

    $8000-$12000
    Finders Keepers


    Frankenau Purse Revolver, ca. 1880
    Paul Carella

    $3000-$5000
    Finders Keepers


    Folk Art Root Sculpture, ca. 1900
    Ken Farmer

    $30000-$50000
    Finders Keepers


    Mickey Figures
    Philip Weiss

    $900-$1200
    Finders Keepers


    J. R. Bowen Gilded Banjo Wall Clock, ca. 1825
    John Delaney

    $2000-$2000
    Finders Keepers


    1910 Hough's "American Woods" 3rd Edition Set
    Ken Sanders

    $30000-$30000
    Finders Keepers


    Tekke "Animal Tree" Asmalyk Rug, ca. 1800
    Peter Pap

    $125000-$150000
    Finders Keepers


    1899 C. F. Martin Model 1-21 Guitar
    Jim Baggett

    $4000-$5000
    Finders Keepers