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    Madison, Wisconsin: 2010

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    When ANTIQUES ROADSHOW visited Madison, Wisconsin, experts put more than antiques under the magnifying glass – they also investigated a shocking heist.

    Hour 1 | Original Air Date: February 15, 2010 (#1407)

    ARTICLE: Shaman Spirit Mask, ca. 1900

    Find out what the experts concluded after further research.

    VIDEO: Interview with the Owner

    Watch what Mitch, the owner of a fake Schrank cabinet, had to say after his ROADSHOW appraisal.

    SLIDESHOW: Frank Sinatra Signed Letter

    Read Sinatra’s tough-guy letter to columnist Mike Royko — only online!


    Hour 2 | Original Air Date: February 22, 2010 (#1408)

    CASE FILE: Artifacts Missing from Wisconsin Historical Society

    Examine the whole "case" in our newest feature — ROADSHOW's Most Wanted — with videos, slideshow & more!


    Hour 3 | Original Air Date: March 1, 2010 (#1409)

    ARTICLE: A Curious Incunable

    Find out what the experts concluded after further research.

    SLIDESHOW: Behind the Scenes in Madison

    Photos from ROADSHOW's visit to Madison on July 11, 2009.


    Fake Schrank Pennsylvania Cabinet
    J. Michael Flanigan

    $3,000
    HR 1


    Art Deco Charm Bracelet, ca. 1935
    Rosalie Sayyah

    $18,000-$22,000
    HR 1


    Armin Carl Hansen "Before the Wind" Oil Painting, ca. 1920
    Elaine Banks Stainton

    $50,000-$75,000
    HR 1


    Weller Hudson Blue & Decorated Vase, ca. 1925
    Riley Humler

    $1,000-$1,500
    HR 1


    Late 1938 Martin D-18 Guitar
    David Bonsey

    $28,000-$30,000
    HR 1


    Inuit Shaman Spirit Mask, ca. 1900
    John Buxton

    $10,000-$18,000
    HR 1


    1864 Abraham Lincoln Proclamation Print
    Donald Cresswell

    $1,500
    HR 1


    1655 Ortelius "Theatro Del Mondo" Atlas
    Ken Gloss

    $4,000-$6,000
    HR 1


    1915 Ingersoll Military Watch
    Charles Tearle

    $1,000
    HR 1


    Lenticular Advertising Sign, ca. 1920
    Kathleen Guzman

    $3,000-$5,000
    HR 1


    Zdeněk Burian Illustrations, ca. 1930
    Robin Starr

    $8,000-$10,000
    HR 2


    Edward Weston Vintage Photographs, ca. 1940
    Daile Kaplan

    $15,000-$25,000
    HR 2


    Apollo 11 Astronaut Inscribed Book & Letter
    Francis Wahlgren

    $5,000-$7,500
    HR 2


    1910 Bertha Schrader Oil Painting
    Alan Fausel

    $20,000-$30,000
    HR 2


    Trippensee Planetarium, ca. 1900
    Philip Stanley

    $500-$600
    HR 2


    Beatles Memorabilia, ca. 1965
    Gary Sohmers

    $2,500-$3,000
    HR 2


    26-Inch-Tall Plains Indian Doll, ca. 1880
    Bruce Shackelford

    $14,000-$16,000
    HR 2


    Italian Faience Centerpiece, ca. 1880
    David Lackey

    $1,500-$2,000
    HR 2


    Stickpin Collection, ca. 1900
    Adam Patrick

    $60,000
    HR 2


    1893 Tiffany Columbian Exhibition Piece
    Ronald Bourgeault

    $50,000-$100,000
    HR 2


    Persian Bakshaish Rug, ca. 1885
    James Ffrench

    $8,000-$10,000
    HR 3


    Civil War Watch & Veteran's Medal
    Rafael Eledge

    $6,000
    HR 3


    Simon Sparrow Outsider Art Picture, ca. 1980
    Ken Farmer

    $6,000-$8,000
    HR 3


    Chinese Bamboo Mountain Carving, ca. 1890
    Marvin Sokolow

    $10,000-$15,000
    HR 3


    1957 Henry Varnum Poor Charger
    David Rago

    $2,500-$4,000
    HR 3


    Mable Morman & Robert Reid Paintings, ca. 1900
    Colleene Fesko

    $15,300-$30,500
    HR 3


    Frederick Carder Steuben Glass Vase, ca. 1927
    Arlie Sulka

    $1,000-$1,500
    HR 3


    Walnut Reclining Chair, ca. 1876
    Leslie Keno

    $2,500-$3,500
    HR 3


    Austrian Pearl Earrings & Emerald Ring
    Peter Shemonsky

    $20,000-$25,000
    HR 3


    19th-Cenury Thomas Hill Indian Encampment Oil
    Alan Fausel

    $60,000-$80,000
    HR 3


    1492 Inscribed Saint Ambrosius Book
    Stephen Massey

    $800-$15,000
    HR 3