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    Houston, Texas: 2006

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    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW and host Mark L. Walberg rolled into Houston, Texas, the country's fourth largest city, where appraisers sorted through a dizzying array of antiques.

    Hour 1 | Original Air Date: January 30, 2006 (#1004)

    ARTICLE: Next of Kiln: The Overbeck Sisters

    The story of a group of sisters who were married to their art.


    Hour 2 | Original Air Date: February 6, 2006 (#1005)

    HIGHLIGHT: Orange Crate Labels

    Rudy Franchi appraises an extensive collection of orange crate labels that had been harvested for 12 years. Rudy says they're worth $1,000 to $2,000 each and values the entire collection at $25,000 to $30,000.


    Hour 3 | Original Air Date: February 13, 2006 (#1006)

    ARTICLE: What's the Word: Garniture?

    Appraiser David Lackey spotted a ceramic "garniture" in Houston — but what is that?

    ARTICLE: WPA: Putting Art to Work

    How Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal project put artists to work creating millions of posters.

    ARTICLE: Space "Junk": Buying, Owning, and the Law

    Interested in launching a collection of out-of-this-world souvenirs? Here's what you need to know.

    ARTICLE: Firing Miss Daisy: What Happened at Wedgwood?

    Daisy Makeig-Jones, designer of Wedgwood's famed Fairyland Lustre Pottery, was sacked in 1932, because "she got a bit out of hand." But what really happened?


    Desk & Bookcase, ca. 1820
    Leslie Keno

    $20,000
    HR 1


    Chinese Rose Vase, ca. 1925
    Lark Mason

    $8,000-$12,000
    HR 1


    S. G. Phillips Painting, ca. 1940
    Debra Force

    $10,000-$15,000
    HR 1


    California Saddle, ca. 1850
    Douglas Deihl

    $5,000
    HR 1


    Weissenborn Style-4 Guitar
    Frederick Oster

    $4,500
    HR 1


    George Ohr Vase, ca. 1893
    David Rago

    $600
    HR 1


    Texas Artillery Short Sword
    Rafael Eledge

    $2,000-$3,000
    HR 1


    Art Nouveau Locket, ca. 1890
    Jeanenne Bell

    $2,500-$3,000
    HR 1


    1958 Topps Football Cello Packs
    Simeon Lipman

    $3,000-$6,000
    HR 1


    Eames Dining Chair, ca. 1960
    Karen Keane

    $800-$1,200
    HR 1


    Eagle Riding Toy, ca. 1895
    Noel Barrett

    $3,000-$4,000
    HR 1


    Overbeck Pottery, ca. 1935
    Riley Humler

    $6,000-$7,500
    HR 1


    Mexican War Color Plate Book
    Francis Wahlgren

    $35,000-$50,000
    HR 1


    "Live at Leeds" Album & Papers
    Gary Sohmers

    $30
    HR 1


    1927 Orange Crate Labels
    Rudy Franchi

    $25,000-$30,000
    HR 2


    Edward Oakes Jewelry, ca. 1930
    Gloria Lieberman

    $6,000-$8,000
    HR 2


    N. Middleton Box Desk, ca. 1805
    J. Michael Flanigan

    $12,000
    HR 2


    Meiji Metalwork Egret, ca. 1880
    Frank Castle

    $4,000-$6,000
    HR 2


    Pairpoint Table Lamp, ca. 1900
    David McCarron

    $1,500-$2,500
    HR 2


    French Faience Plate, ca. 1880
    Nicholas Dawes

    $1,500
    HR 2


    1868 Currier & Ives Lithograph
    Donald Cresswell

    $15,000-$18,000
    HR 2


    Ngombe Executioner's Sword
    John Buxton

    $600-$900
    HR 2


    1960s Judith Leiber Handbags
    Linda Donahue

    $2,400-$2,500
    HR 2


    Mickey Mantle All Star Watch
    Simeon Lipman

    $15,000-$20,000
    HR 2


    Painted Blanket Chest
    Ken Farmer

    $2,500-$3,500
    HR 2


    Confederate Blockade Archive
    Richard Austin

    $2,000-$3,000
    HR 2


    Harberle Painting & Sketches
    Kathleen Harwood

    $36,000
    HR 2


    Signed Baseballs
    Mike Gutierrez

    $1,500-$1,500
    HR 2


    E. Parsons Turtle Baby Fountain
    Eric Silver

    $35,000-$40,000
    HR 2


    Lucille Ball Charm & Photo
    Rudy Franchi

    $5,000
    HR 3


    Child's Chaps & Spurs, ca. 1910
    Bruce Shackelford

    $2,400-$3,000
    HR 3


    L. C. Tiffany Vase, ca. 1897
    Louise Luther

    $3,000-$5,000
    HR 3


    English Regency Settee
    Leigh Keno

    $9,500
    HR 3


    Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre
    Nicholas Dawes

    $25,000-$35,000
    HR 3


    WPA Silk-Screen Posters
    Nicholas Lowry

    $10,000-$15,000
    HR 3


    Ansonia Swinger Clock
    Gordon Converse

    $4,200-$4,800
    HR 3


    Japanese Wood & Shibiyama Figure
    Lark Mason

    $7,500-$8,500
    HR 3


    Tiffany Silver Coffee Set
    Frank Boos

    $9,000-$12,000
    HR 3


    Samplers & Family Heirlooms
    Allan Katz

    $31,500-$41,500
    HR 3


    Adolf Humborg Painting
    Colleene Fesko

    $8,000-$12,000
    HR 3


    Old Paris Porcelain Garniture
    David Lackey

    $5,000-$7,000
    HR 3


    Rikers Gold Bracelet, ca. 1900
    Adam Patrick

    $8,000-$10,000
    HR 3


    Boston Sewing Table, ca. 1820
    Andrew Brunk

    $1,500-$2,000
    HR 3