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    Mobile, Alabama: 2007

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    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host sent a salute from "The City of Flags" — Mobile, Alabama — where host Mark L. Walberg and appraisers encountered a whirlwind of great finds.

    Hour 1 | Original Air Date: March 26, 2007 (#1110)

    ARTICLE: The Washington-Custis Connection

    More on Martha Custis Washington, America's first First Lady.


    Hour 2 | Original Air Date: April 2, 2007 (#1111)

    ARTICLE: Armed With a Colt Letter ...

    What does it mean to "letter" a gun? Arms expert Chris Mitchell explains.

    ARTICLE: Rare Portraits Survive Museum Blaze (In a Way)

    How a 19th-century bureaucrat's bungling plan to get rich preserved hundreds of Indian portraits whose originals were lost to fire.

    ARTICLE: Honestly Abe's Chairs?

    Did this set of dining chairs come from the Lincoln White House?


    Hour 3 | Original Air Date: April 9, 2007 (#1112)

    SLIDESHOW: Mardi Gras in Mobile

    An up-close look at costume watercolor paintings created in the early 19th century by French artist Jules Maré.


    Federal Document Chest
    Leigh Keno

    $7,000
    HR 1


    Verdura Flower Brooch, ca. 1954
    Berj Zavian

    $25,000-$35,000
    HR 1


    Martin Parlor Guitar
    David Bonsey

    $1,800-$2,400
    HR 1


    Antonio Pineda Jewelry
    Rosalie Sayyah

    $12,800
    HR 1


    Anna Hyatt Huntington Bronze Tiger
    Eric Silver

    $8,000-$12,000
    HR 1


    Alberto Lynch Painting
    Alan Fausel

    $8,000-$12,000
    HR 1


    Fake Elnathan Taber Coffin Clock
    Sean Delaney

    $1,500
    HR 1


    Pendant Watch with chain
    Jeanenne Bell

    $10,000
    HR 1


    George Ohr Vase
    Suzanne Perrault

    $10,000-$15,000
    HR 1


    Desk and Bookcase
    Andrew Brunk

    $8,000-$12,000
    HR 1


    Satchel Paige Engraved Watch
    Mike Gutierrez

    $20,000
    HR 1


    Amphora Porcelain Vase
    Jody Wilkie

    $3,000-$6,000
    HR 1


    Henri Alphonse Barnoin Painting, ca.1920
    Alasdair Nichol

    $12,000-$18,000
    HR 1


    Eliza Law Custis Lap Desk, ca. 1795
    C. Wesley Cowan

    $30,000-$50,000
    HR 1


    Anna Pottery Pig Bourbon Flask, ca. 1885
    Nicholas Dawes

    $5,000-$7,000
    HR 2


    Walter Anderson Watercolor
    Debra Force

    $15,000
    HR 2


    Side Chair used in Lincoln White House
    Dean Failey

    $500-$12,500
    HR 2


    Navigational Cane, ca. 1860
    Marybeth Keene

    $3,500-$4,000
    HR 2


    1969-1970 Gayle Sayers Jersey
    Simeon Lipman

    $20,000-$30,000
    HR 2


    1969 Rolling Stones Poster
    Gary Sohmers

    $5,000-$6,000
    HR 2


    Indian Tribes of North America Books
    Catherine Williamson

    $70,000-$90,000
    HR 2


    Marseille Googly Doll
    Andy Ourant

    $2,500-$4,000
    HR 2


    Tiffany Necklace & Pin
    Joyce Jonas

    $4,200
    HR 2


    Windsor Armchair, ca. 1785
    Leslie Keno

    $20,000-$30,000
    HR 2


    19th & 20th Century Inkwell Collection
    Karen Keane

    $3,000-$5,000
    HR 2


    Irwin Bit Set & Tambour Drill Bit Box
    Lee Richmond

    $800-$900
    HR 2


    Rookwood Jug
    Lee Richmond

    $4,000-$5,000
    HR 2


    Weller Dickensware Vase
    David Rago

    $1,500-$2,000
    HR 3


    Belter Armchairs, ca. 1850
    J. Michael Flanigan

    $4,000-$6,000
    HR 3


    Confederate Belt Buckle with Stars
    Rafael Eledge

    $10,000-$12,000
    HR 3


    Mardi Gras Costume Paintings
    Colleene Fesko

    $4,000-$6,000
    HR 3


    Sally Hancock American Theorem, 1826
    Mitchell Keno

    $24,000
    HR 3


    Persian Kirman Rug
    Peter Pap

    $8,500
    HR 3


    Franklin D. Roosevelt Archive
    Thomas Lecky

    $15,000-$20,000
    HR 3


    Disney Lunch Kit, ca. 1935
    Rudy Franchi

    $1,800-$2,000
    HR 3


    Apache & Hopi Items
    Linda Dyer

    $13,500-$16,000
    HR 3


    Polyphon Music Box
    Nick Hawkins

    $8,000-$12,000
    HR 3


    Sapphire & Diamond Bracelet
    Virginia Salem

    $6,000-$8,000
    HR 3


    Green Bay Packers Football
    Simeon Lipman

    $5,000-$6,000
    HR 3


    Gold Rush Archive
    C. Wesley Cowan

    $3,000-$5,000
    HR 3


    Rindskopf Glass Vase
    Arlie Sulka

    $350-$450
    HR 3


    Virginia Painted Chest, ca. 1850
    Ken Farmer

    $60,000
    HR 3