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    Special: Greatest Finds (2004)

    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW's Greatest Finds showcases the cream of the crop —┬áthe rarest, finest, and most valuable objects ROADSHOW experts have appraised over our first eight seasons.

    HIGHLIGHT: Thomas Jefferson Letter and Document

    John Schulman appraises a letter written by Thomas Jefferson, which includes a handwritten copy of an Act of Congress, worth $100,000.


    Duncan Phyfe Sewing Table, ca. 1805
    Leigh Keno

    $100,000-$120,000
    Greatest Finds


    Tiffany Studios Fish Lamp
    Louise Luther

    $100,000
    Greatest Finds


    Seymour Card Table
    Leigh Keno

    $200,000-$300,000
    Greatest Finds


    Art Deco Diamond and Ruby Jewelry
    Berj Zavian

    $257,000
    Greatest Finds


    Louis Comfort Tiffany Lamp with "Rose Helmut" Shade, ca. 1905
    Arlie Sulka

    $80,000-$125,000
    Greatest Finds


    Demetre Chiparus Bronze Figure, "Starfish"
    David McCarron

    $100,000-$150,000
    Greatest Finds


    Thomas Jefferson Letter & Document
    John Schulman

    $100,000
    Greatest Finds


    Frontierman's Pipe Tomahawk
    William Guthman

    $150,000
    Greatest Finds


    Late 19th-Century Silver Service & Dresser Set
    Frank Boos

    $100,000-$110,000
    Greatest Finds


    Edgar Alwin Payne Painting
    Nan Chisholm

    $80,000-$150,000
    Greatest Finds


    Mid-19th Century Navajo Ute First Phase Blanket
    Donald Ellis

    $350,000-$500,000
    Greatest Finds


    Late 19th-Century Herter Brothers Sideboard & Table
    John Hays

    $100,000-$150,000
    Greatest Finds


    Jasper Cropsey Painting
    Kathleen Harwood

    $150,000
    Greatest Finds


    Two Oskar Schlemmer Paintings
    Colleene Fesko

    $140,000-$160,000
    Greatest Finds


    Tang Dynasty Marble Lion
    Lark Mason

    $120,000-$250,000
    Greatest Finds