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    Omaha, Nebraska: 2005

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    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW and former host Lara Spencer visited Omaha, Nebraska, where appraisers harvested a bumper crop of artifacts.

    Hour 1 | Original Air Date: January 24, 2005 (904)

    ARTICLE: The Mystery of the Baseball Cufflink

    Tracking down the origins of a lone dated cufflink from an obscure corner of baseball history — and its connection to the sad story of shortstop Ray Chapman.

    ARTICLE: What Was the Boxer Rebellion?

    Learn more about this traumatic upheaval in the history of modern China.

    ARTICLE: Elk Antler ... and a Little Bit of Moose

    Come to find out, that peculiar chair in Omaha was made of more than just one kind of antler.

    ARTICLE: Down on the Farm: Collecting Toy Tractors

    More on collecting toy tractors — childhood favorites from America's heartland.


    Hour 2 | Original Air Date: January 31, 2005 (905)

    ARTICLE: On Track With Railroad Ephemera

    Rudy Franchi explains how to get rolling on your own collection.


    Hour 3 | Original Air Date: February 7, 2005 (906)

    ARTICLE: The Purloined Portrait

    On the trail of a missing Edgar Allan Poe daguerreotype.

    ARTICLE: Corn Collectibles

    Everything you need to know about corn-inspired collectibles.


    Whale Bone Pie Crimper, ca. 1850
    Ken Farmer

    $6,000-$9,000
    HR 1


    Elk Antler Chair & Woolies
    John Hays

    $7,000-$10,000
    HR 1


    Edward Curtis Orotone
    Judith Eurich

    $5,000-$7,000
    HR 1


    Marionette Theater, ca. 1935
    Noel Barrett

    $1,500
    HR 1


    Henry H. Bagg Painting, ca. 1900
    David Rago

    $3,500-$6,000
    HR 1


    Chinese Tibetan Bowl, ca. 1765
    Lark Mason

    $40,000
    HR 1


    Food Safe, ca. 1850
    Leslie Keno

    $1,500
    HR 1


    Miriam Haskell Jewelry, ca. 1950
    Jeanenne Bell

    $20,000
    HR 1


    Civil War Archive, ca. 1863
    Christopher Mitchell

    $9,500
    HR 1


    P. Hayden Painting, ca. 1940
    Colleene Fesko

    $8,000-$12,000
    HR 1


    Sioux Scout Jacket, ca. 1900
    Bruce Shackelford

    $3,000-$4,000
    HR 1


    A. Carrier-Belleuse Sculpture
    Eric Silver

    $6,000-$8,000
    HR 1


    1819 George III Venison Dish
    Sarah Shinn Pratt

    $4,000-$6,000
    HR 1


    Nunamaker Baseball Collection
    Simeon Lipman

    $25,000
    HR 1


    1907 F. L. Wright Drawings
    Ken Gloss

    $75,000-$125,000
    HR 1


    "Breakfast at Tiffany's" Poster
    Rudy Franchi

    $4,500-$5,000
    HR 2


    Vindex Race Car, ca. 1930
    Andy Ourant

    $4,500-$5,500
    HR 2


    Levi's Poster, ca. 1945
    Nicholas Lowry

    $1,800-$2,700
    HR 2


    Civil War Buttons
    Rafael Eledge

    $2,250
    HR 2


    "Thief of Bagdad" Jewelry
    Rosalie Sayyah

    $400
    HR 2


    "The Realist" Magazine, ca. 1965
    Catherine Williamson

    $1,500-$2,000
    HR 2


    Mennonite Cabinet, ca. 1890
    Brian Witherell

    $8,000
    HR 2


    New Pottery Vases
    David Rago

    $650
    HR 2


    Indian Dining Set, ca. 1890
    Lark Mason

    $35,000-$45,000
    HR 2


    1967 Campbell's Soup Paper Dress
    Nan Chisholm

    $2,000-$3,000
    HR 2


    Eskimo Doll & Carvings, ca. 1910
    Donald Ellis

    $4,000-$5,000
    HR 2


    Gustav Stickley Lamps, ca. 1913
    Kerry Shrives

    $5,000-$8,000
    HR 2


    1898 Trans-Mississippi Items
    Donald Cresswell

    $2,295-$3,125
    HR 2


    1935 Baseball Cards & Letter
    Simeon Lipman

    $10,000-$15,000
    HR 2


    Flying Tigers HQ Flag, ca. 1941
    Bruce Herman

    $20,000-$40,000
    HR 2


    Inlaid Center Table, ca. 1870
    Brian Witherell

    $10,000
    HR 3


    Cambridge Glass Swans, ca. 1930
    Louise Luther

    $2,000-$3,000
    HR 3


    Mohawk Beaded Pillow, ca. 1890
    Donald Ellis

    $4,000-$5,000
    HR 3


    Gibson A-4 Mandolin, ca. 1920
    Jim Baggett

    $3,000
    HR 3


    Pouyat Limoges Vase, ca. 1900
    David Lackey

    $2,000-$2,500
    HR 3


    Chippendale Desk, ca. 1770
    Leigh Keno

    $16,000-$16,500
    HR 3


    Lucite Purse & Silver Brooch
    Gloria Lieberman

    $900
    HR 3


    Spanish-American War Collection
    Bruce Herman

    $8,000-$10,000
    HR 3


    Navajo Rug, ca. 1900
    John Buxton

    $3,000-$5,000
    HR 3


    E. Dolan Painting, ca. 1935
    Suzanne Perrault

    $700-$1,000
    HR 3


    Painted Collector's Cabinet
    Anne Igelbrink

    $2,000
    HR 3


    1769 Quaker Pocketbook
    J. Michael Flanigan

    $6,000-$8,000
    HR 3


    F. Frick Master Clock, ca. 1905
    Gordon Converse

    $3,000-$4,000
    HR 3


    English Wash-Stand with Tiles
    Suzanne Perrault

    $25,000-$35,000
    HR 3


    Poe Daguerreotype, ca. 1847
    C. Wesley Cowan

    $30,000-$50,000
    HR 3






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