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    Special: Vintage Rochester (2013)

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

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    Quezal Vase, ca. 1920
    Arlie Sulka

    $1,500
    Vintage Rochester


    J. & J. Kohn Bentwood Settee
    Leslie Keno

    $1,000-$1,500
    Vintage Rochester


    Czech Fruit Lamp
    Louise Luther

    $1,000
    Vintage Rochester


    Folk Art Fish Decoys, ca. 1930
    Leigh Keno

    $2,500
    Vintage Rochester


    Exeter Silver Spoon, ca. 1600
    Christopher Hartop

    $2,000-$2,500
    Vintage Rochester


    Wendell Castle Molded Furniture, ca. 1970
    David Gallager

    $3,200-$4,800
    Vintage Rochester


    Egyptian Revival Pin, ca. 1920
    Virginia Salem

    $1,000-$1,500
    Vintage Rochester


    1671 van Munster Violin
    Kerry Keane

    $6,000-$8,000
    Vintage Rochester


    1853 Colton U.S. Wall Map
    Christopher Lane

    $1,200-$1,500
    Vintage Rochester


    Frank Zappa Painting, ca. 1960
    Gary Sohmers

    $15,000-$25,000
    Vintage Rochester


    Gold & Topaz Jewelry Set, ca. 1835
    John Weschler

    $1,200-$1,500
    Vintage Rochester


    Chinese Porcelain Jars, ca. 1700
    David McCarron

    $4,500-$7,000
    Vintage Rochester


    1844 Antoine Claudet Daguerreotype of Charles Avery
    C. Wesley Cowan

    $2,000-$4,000
    Vintage Rochester


    Ives Toy Train, ca. 1915
    Noel Barrett

    $3,000-$4,000
    Vintage Rochester


    Q'ashqa'i Bag Faces, ca. 1900
    Mark Topalian

    $1,500-$2,000
    Vintage Rochester


    Toleware Deed Box, ca. 1835
    Leigh Keno

    $1,100-$1,400
    Vintage Rochester


    American School Painting, ca. 1862
    Nan Chisholm

    $3,000-$5,000
    Vintage Rochester


    James Peale Miniature on Ivory
    Carl Crossman

    $12,000
    Vintage Rochester


    World's Fair Pinball Machine, ca. 1933
    Noel Barrett

    $800-$1,200
    Vintage Rochester


    Tiffany Anniversary Plaque
    Peter Curran

    $15,000-$20,000
    Vintage Rochester


    1924 Rookwood Production Vase
    David Lackey

    $600-$800
    Vintage Rochester


    Chinese Rose Medallion Porcelain
    Andrea Blunck Frost

    $800-$1,000
    Vintage Rochester


    Comic Strips, ca. 1930
    Kathleen Guzman

    $15,000-$20,000
    Vintage Rochester


    Roseville Sunflower Vase, ca. 1925
    David Rago

    $2,000-$2,500
    Vintage Rochester


    1910 Minton Secessionist Vase
    Alan Kaplan

    $2,000-$3,000
    Vintage Rochester


    Shirvan Rug, ca. 1890
    Elisabeth Poole Parker

    $3,000-$5,000
    Vintage Rochester