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    Special: Vintage Louisville (2013)

    Since ROADSHOW's 1998 appraisal event in Louisville, KY, some items have quintupled in value, while others have dropped more than $1,000! Can you guess which ones?

    SLIDESHOW: Bakelite or Fakelite? Learn the Difference!

    Get out your bangles and brushes: appraiser Gloria Lieberman and MARKET WARRIORS’ Miller Gaffney provide a couple of helpful hints on testing for real Bakelite.



    Bakelite Bracelet, ca. 1940
    Gloria Lieberman

    $300-$500
    Vintage Louisville


    Fake E.W. Wyon Plaques
    David McCarron

    $100-$200
    Vintage Louisville


    Stetson Cowboy Hat, ca. 1870
    Bruce Shackelford

    $600-$1,000
    Vintage Louisville


    Harry F. Rudd Illustration, ca. 1930
    Rudy Franchi

    $4,000-$5,000
    Vintage Louisville


    Reproduction Nayarit Figurine
    John Buxton

    $50-$100
    Vintage Louisville


    1907 Carl Everton Moon Painting
    Linda Dyer

    $3,000-$4,000
    Vintage Louisville


    Moorman Salesman's Sample Hog
    Kathleen Guzman

    $5,000
    Vintage Louisville


    Japanese Temple Vase, ca. 1890
    James Callahan

    $4,000-$6,000
    Vintage Louisville


    Reproduction Paul Revere Military Pass
    Donald Cresswell

    $20
    Vintage Louisville


    Owens Pottery Portrait Vase
    David Rago

    $2,500
    Vintage Louisville


    Queen Anne Maple Tea Table, ca. 1755
    Leigh Keno

    $2,500
    Vintage Louisville


    Keystone Toy Police Patrol Wagon
    Noel Barrett

    $2,000-$2,500
    Vintage Louisville


    Boy Scout Uniform & Cards
    Timothy Luke

    $2,000
    Vintage Louisville


    Thomas Molesworth Chair, ca. 1950
    Gary Piattoni

    $1,500-$2,000
    Vintage Louisville


    Newcomb College Pottery, ca. 1928
    David Lackey

    $4,000-$5,000
    Vintage Louisville


    Tabletop Stereo Viewer, ca. 1870
    C. Wesley Cowan

    $400-$600
    Vintage Louisville


    Salesman's Sample Barn, ca. 1900
    Carl Crossman

    $1,200-$1,500
    Vintage Louisville


    1942 Leopold Survage Painting
    Colleene Fesko

    $3,000-$5,000
    Vintage Louisville


    Kentucky Chest of Drawers, ca. 1830
    Leslie Keno

    $4,000-$6,000
    Vintage Louisville


    Classical French Chariot Clock, ca. 1800
    Gordon Converse

    $8,500-$9,500
    Vintage Louisville


    1918 Ernst Bastanier Enamel Plaque
    Stuart Whitehurst

    $7,000
    Vintage Louisville


    Inscribed First Ed. "Mary Poppins"
    Selby Kiffer

    $1,000-$1,500
    Vintage Louisville


    Kuba Rug, ca. 1880
    Elisabeth Poole Parker

    $3,500
    Vintage Louisville


    19th-Century Folk Art Jug
    Stephen Fletcher

    $30,000-$50,000
    Vintage Louisville


    Ohio Folk Portaits, ca. 1820
    Karen Keane

    $5,000-$7,000
    Vintage Louisville