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    Salt Lake City, Utah: 2007

    ©iStockphoto.com/David Crowther

    When ANTIQUES ROADSHOW surveyed scenic Salt Lake City — "The Crossroads of the West" — appraisers discovered treasures with local roots.

    Hour 1 | Original Air Date: April 16, 2007 (#1113)

    ARTICLE: Early Mormon History Explained

    An overview of how the Mormon Church was founded, and what led it to the "New Zion" of Salt Lake City.

    SLIDESHOW: The First Mormon Actor

    Collection of family pictures and documents related to Philip Margetts, a theatrical figure in 19th-century Salt Lake City.


    Hour 2 | Original Air Date: April 23, 2007 (#1114)

    HIGHLIGHT: 1851 "Pearl of Great Price"

    Ken Sanders appraises an extremely rare, 1851 first edition copy of The Pearl of Great Price — the third volume of Mormon scripture — inherited from the owner's grandfather and valued at $45,000 to $55,000.


    Hour 3 | Original Air Date: April 30, 2007 (#1115)

    SLIDESHOW: Tension in the Utah Territory

    An up-close look at a 19th-century textile advertisement and printed broadside proclamation issued by Brigham Young.


    Alfred Dubucand Bronze, ca. 1870
    Eric Silver

    $25,000-$35,000
    HR 1


    Mormon Album Quilt, ca. 1930
    Allan Katz

    $2,500-$3,000
    HR 1


    1927 Birger Sandzén Painting
    Kathleen Harwood

    $30,000-$65,000
    HR 1


    1903 Colt Army Revolver
    Paul Carella

    $1,500-$2,000
    HR 1


    1957 Fender Stratocaster & Amp
    Frederick Oster

    $50,000-$60,000
    HR 1


    Alphonse Mucha "JOB" Poster
    Nicholas Lowry

    $6,000-$9,000
    HR 1


    1901 Mechanical Bank
    Noel Barrett

    $5,000-$6,000
    HR 1


    Pottier & Stymus Cabinet
    Leslie Keno

    $10,000-$15,000
    HR 1


    Patek Phillippe Wristwatches
    Kevin Zavian

    $28,000-$30,000
    HR 1


    Stanley #45 Combination Plane
    Lee Richmond

    $400
    HR 1


    Venetian Mirror, ca. 1930
    Gary Espinosa

    $10,000-$15,000
    HR 1


    Sunderland Pink Lustre Jug
    Stuart Slavid

    $1,500-$2,500
    HR 1


    Philip Margetts Archive
    Thomas Lecky

    $100,000-$150,000
    HR 1


    Hardstone Cameo Jewelry, ca. 1885
    Berj Zavian

    $4,000-$6,000
    HR 2


    French Mantle Clock, ca. 1815
    John Delaney

    $40,000-$50,000
    HR 2


    Riz La Tin Advertisement, ca. 1910
    Philip Weiss

    $1,200-$1,800
    HR 2


    New Hampshire Prison Art, early 1900s
    Marybeth Keene

    $3,500-$4,500
    HR 2


    Utah Faux-Painted Secretary
    Leigh Keno

    $4,500
    HR 2


    1935 "Porgy & Bess" Book
    Ken Gloss

    $5,000-$7,000
    HR 2


    Japanese Silk Needlework
    Lark Mason

    $1,500-$3,000
    HR 2


    Overland Mail Co. Shotgun
    Paul Carella

    $3,000
    HR 2


    1885 Rookwood Owl Vase
    Riley Humler

    $2,000-$2,500
    HR 2


    Heinrich Handwerck Doll, ca. 1900
    Kathy Libraty

    $3,200-$3,500
    HR 2


    Fairbanks No. 7 Banjo, ca. 1830
    Frederick Oster

    $8,000-$10,000
    HR 2


    Enamel & Gold Vinagraitte, ca. 1830
    Barry Weber

    $7,500
    HR 2


    Buckle & Necklace
    Peter Shemonsky

    $5,300-$7,300
    HR 2


    Keeling & Co. Pottery Jug & Bowl
    Nicholas Dawes

    $200-$225
    HR 2


    E. Borein Etching & Watercolor
    Colleene Fesko

    $10,000-$15,000
    HR 2


    1851 "Pearl of Great Price"
    Ken Sanders

    $45,000-$55,000
    HR 2


    Maria & Popovi Pottery
    Bruce Shackelford

    $32,000-$45,000
    HR 3


    Early 19th Century Boston Needlework
    J. Michael Flanigan

    $20,000-$25,000
    HR 3


    Golden Oak Dining Table
    Ken Farmer

    $3,500-$4,500
    HR 3


    George "Gix" Von Elm Golf Collection
    Simeon Lipman

    $10,000-$15,000
    HR 3


    James Fraser Commemorative Plaque
    Kerry Shrives

    $600-$800
    HR 3


    Mormon Migration Print
    Donald Cresswell

    $1,800
    HR 3


    Four Eggshell Porcelain Cups
    Riley Humler

    $2,900-$3,700
    HR 3


    Slide chain & Bracelet
    Barry Weber

    $4,000-$4,300
    HR 3


    Lionel Speedboat
    Noel Barrett

    $1,200-$1,500
    HR 3


    European Helmets Collection
    Bruce Herman

    $2,900-$4,300
    HR 3


    Gustave Wiegand Painting
    Alan Fausel

    $20,000-$30,000
    HR 3


    Mormon Ad & Proclamation
    Ken Sanders

    $10,000-$15,000
    HR 3


    Dana Bartlett Painting
    Debra Force

    $20,000
    HR 3


    Country-Western Autographed Jacket
    Mike Gutierrez

    $2,500-$3,000
    HR 3


    White Jade Carvings
    Dessa Goddard

    $40,000-$60,000
    HR 3