In this vintage episode, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW dives back into the estuary city of Secaucus, New Jersey, to see if the objects ROADSHOW found there in 1997 have floated upstream or downstream over the past 15 years.
Examining the cultural and racial dynamics of Jim Crow America embodied in many toys and collectibles from that era.
After her appraisal in Secaucus, the owner of the Seymour card table estimated to be worth over $400,000 took her find to auction at Sotheby's. ROADSHOW FIV went along to find out what happened.
Jonathan Snellenburg appraises a Viennese watch that once belonged to turn-of-the-century "Titan of Industry" J.P. Morgan. The watch may have traded well when the appraisal was taped in 1997, but how has this J.P. Morgan investment fared over the past few years?
Maple Chest, ca. 1830
J. Michael Flanigan
Folk Art Model Ship, ca. 1900
Japanese Lithographed Tin Wind-up Toy, ca. 1935
Seymour Card Table, ca. 1794
1852 J. W. Herring Painting
Antonio Jacobsen Marine Painting
Reproduction Shirley Temple Doll
Scottish Grandfather Clock, ca. 1838
Tiffany Vases, ca. 1910
Hermann Boehm Viennese Watch, ca. 1875
Hemingway Manuscript & Letter
Australian Gold Nugget Bracelet, ca. 1885
Marchesini Bracelet, ca. 1870
French Porcelain Box, ca. 1900
Andrea Blunck Frost
Child's Square Piano, ca. 1855
1791 J.R. Smith "Slave Trade" Print
18th-Century Soapstone Carving
1777 Engraved American Powder Horn
Philadelphia Spice Cabinet, ca. 1740