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    Special: Trash to Treasure (2008)

    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW's Trash to Treasure unwraps more than 20 incredible tales of treasures rescued from rubbish heaps, roadsides, dumpsters, and demolition sites, proving that sugar plum fairies aren't just in your dreams, they're also in your garbage.

    1820 John Trumbull Print

    Scene on a $2 bill ... An up-close look at Trumbull's "Declaration of Independence" on a little-used piece of U.S. currency. (Reno, Hour 3)

    All in Good Time

    A closer look reveals these antique watch parts are true treasures. (Reno, Hour 1)

    Standing Up to the Academy

    Why did Dudley Nichols turn down his Oscar in 1936 ... only to accept it after all? (Bismarck, Hour 3)


    China Trade Album, ca. 1850
    Carl Crossman

    $3,000-$6,000
    Trash to Treasure


    1820 John Trumbull Print, "The Declaration of Independence"
    Christopher W Lane

    $800-$900
    Trash to Treasure


    1905 Escapement Salesman Samples in Display Case
    Kevin Zavian

    $4,000-$6,000
    Trash to Treasure


    1852 Applique Southern Quilt
    Ken Farmer

    $4,000-$6,000
    Trash to Treasure


    1935 Presentation Movie Script, "The Informer"
    Mike Gutierrez

    $4,000-$5,000
    Trash to Treasure


    New Orleans "Blue Book", ca. 1916
    Chris Coover

    $3,500-$4,500
    Trash to Treasure


    Self-framed Riz La Tin Advertisement Sign, ca. 1910
    Philip Weiss

    $1,200-$1,800
    Trash to Treasure


    Zuni Olla (Pot), ca. 1885
    John A Buxton

    $15,000-$25,000
    Trash to Treasure


    Lionel #1536 Mickey Mouse Circus Train Set, ca. 1939
    Andy Ourant

    $10000-$12000
    Trash to Treasure


    Doulton Lambeth Pottery, ca. 1885
    Stuart Whitehurst

    $2,600-$2,600
    Trash to Treasure


    Cochiti Pueblo Figure, ca. 1895
    Bruce M. Shackelford

    $3,000-$5,000
    Trash to Treasure


    Eberhard Company Ledgers, ca. 1900
    Selby Kiffer

    $1,200-$1,500
    Trash to Treasure


    Laurelton Hall Louis Comfort Tiffany Relics
    Reyne Haines

    $80,000-$100,000
    Trash to Treasure


    Albert Schaaf Fiat Collection
    Kathleen Guzman

    $32,500-$34,000
    Trash to Treasure


    Judaic Etrog Box, ca. 1920
    Kerry Shrives

    $2,000-$3,000
    Trash to Treasure


    1844 Johan Barthold Jongkind Watercolor
    Alan Fausel

    $5,000
    Trash to Treasure


    Medicine Cabinet, ca. 1900
    George Glastris

    $5,000-$7,000
    Trash to Treasure


    17th-Century Flemish Tapestry
    Elisabeth Poole Parker

    $2,000-$4,000
    Trash to Treasure


    Gerhard Bakker Works Progress Administration Prints
    Todd Weyman

    $2,000
    Trash to Treasure


    1920s Art Deco Cartier Cigarette Box
    David P. McCarron

    $5,000-$7,000
    Trash to Treasure


    Silent Movie Slides, ca. 1915
    Rudy Franchi

    $15,000
    Trash to Treasure






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