Antiques Roadshow Season 16
S16 E01Dec 26, 1993
The Next Generation - Science Museum Dec 26, 1993 Part 1 of 3. Season 16 begins in Tulsa, where items include a signed note from Mother Teresa; an 1894 Winchester rifle; and a collection of late 17th-, early 18th-century Chinese rhinoceros horn cups that are valued at more than a million dollars. Also: a visit to the Pawnee Bill Ranch highlights show-stopping Wild West posters.
S16 E02Jan 2, 1994
Trentham Gardens, Stoke-on-Trent Jan 2, 1994 Tulsa, Oklahoma, Part 1 of 3: Season 16 begins in Tulsa, where items include a signed note from Mother Teresa; an 1894 Winchester rifle; and a collection of late 17th-, early 18th-century Chinese rhinoceros horn cups that are valued at more than a million dollars.
S16 E03Jan 9, 1994
Barrow-in-Furness Jan 9, 1994 Conclusion. In Tulsa, items include an 1826 English gadget cane that's equipped with both a pistol and a telescope; a 1931 Oscar Mayer in-store display; and a circa 1600 Ming Dynasty cast bronze guardian figure. Also: a visit to the Philbrook Museum of Art highlights housewares, appliances and electronics that were turned into functional art by 20th-century industrial designers.
S16 E04Jan 16, 1994
Exeter Jan 16, 1994 Part 1 of 3 in Eugene, Ore., includes Ty Cobb-autographed memorabilia; an original "Rosemary's Baby" drawing by art designer Clem Hall; and a 1919 oil painting by Norman Rockwell that's valued at $500,000. Also: a McKenzie River fishing expedition; the antique fly fishing gear market.
S16 E05Jan 23, 1994
Kidderminter Jan 23, 1994 Part 2 of 3 in Eugene, Ore., features a circa 1800 New England Chippendale chest-on-chest; an 1846 map of Western America; and a Russian Imperial officer's sword from the reign of Tsar Nicholas II that is worth between $75,000 and $100,000. Also: collecting wine glasses and decanters is discussed during a visit to the King Estate Winery.
S16 E06Jan 30, 1994
Beaumaris, Anglesey Jan 30, 1994 The Eugene, Ore., visit concludes with tin toys, including a circa 1938 Marx car and a battery-powered dump truck; a circa 1861 Civil War cavalry guidon that may have been used in the Battle of Shiloh; and a 1960 jeweled gold moretto. Also: collecting wineglasses and decanters is discussed at the King Estate Winery.
S16 E07Feb 6, 1994
Heveningham Hall, Suffolk Feb 6, 1994 Part 1 of 3 in Pittsburgh features intimate letters between Cole Porter and actor Monty Woolley; a circa 1920 silk Kashan rug; and a 17th-century rhinoceros horn cup, purchased for one dollar at a flea market, worth between $350,000 and $450,000. Also: a visit to the Andy Warhol Museum.
S16 E08Feb 13, 1994
Cork, Rep' of Ireland Feb 13, 1994 Part 2 of 3 in Pittsburgh includes a 6.5 carat yellow mine cut diamond ring; a North American Indian club and pipe that may have belonged to Sitting Bull; and three Charles Darwin first editions, including "The Voyage of the Beagle," "On the Origin of Species" and "The Descent of Man." Also: centuries-old jewelry fashioned out of steel and iron.
S16 E09Feb 20, 1994
Crawley Feb 20, 1994 Conclusion. In Pittsburgh, items include a collection of letters between members of the Kennedy family and JFK's former personal secretary; a circa 1928 art deco jade sapphire ring; and a 1946 oil painting by Rockwell Kent, along with an inherited letter from the artist. Also: a visit to the Carnegie Museum of Art highlights the work of glass artist Maurice Marinot.
S16 E10Feb 27, 1994
Motherwell Feb 27, 1994 Part 1 of 3 in El Paso features a 19th-century Fiji split whale's tooth necklace; Andy Warhol's 1966 artist's proof of a Jacqueline Kennedy print; and a signed 1937 first edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" that's valued at $80,000 to $120,000. Also: a visit to the Centennial Museum highlights pre-Columbian pottery from the Casas Grandes culture.
S16 E11Mar 6, 1994
Olympia Mar 6, 1994 Part 2 of 3 in El Paso features a collection of signed Andy Warhol soup cans and pop art; a collection of signed Cormac McCarthy first editions; and a circa 1570 Lotto Oushak rug that was purchased for $350 and is now worth between $30,000 and $40,000. Also: the impact that the Mississippi Rifle had on the Mexican-American War and the collector's market for the rifle.
S16 E12Mar 13, 1994
Gibraltar Mar 13, 1994 Conclusion. In El Paso, items include a 1775 Revolutionary War canteen; the 1834 last will of Alamo fighter Ben Milam; and a 1787 Debbe Poor sampler that's valued at $40,000. Also: a discussion of Texas spurs, including their styles and construction and what collectors are willing to pay for vintage spurs.
S16 E13Mar 20, 1994
Ashford, Kent Mar 20, 1994 A decorative egg with a Faberge mark that may not be all that it seems; a 1787 land grant signed by Benjamin Franklin; and a New York Chippendale corner chair, circa 1760.
S16 E14Mar 27, 1994
King's Lynn Mar 27, 1994 A circa 1939 copy of Gone With the Wind, signed by the author and the cast of the film; an 1875 Persian turquoise and diamond Victorian bracelet; and a circa 1930 painting by Philadelphia impressionist Mary Elizabeth Price.
S16 E15Apr 3, 1994
Raby Castle, County Durham Apr 3, 1994 Conclusion. In Atlanta, items include a circa 1961 Willie Mays jersey and pants; a 17th-century Ming bronze guardian figure; and a circa 1861 Confederate officer's sword that's valued at $50,000. Also: rare photographs of Sherman's 1864 March to the Sea and the burning of Atlanta are examined at a collector's home.
Minneapolis, Hour 1 Part 1 of 3 in Minneapolis features a chair that could be worth $50,000; a 1900 McKinley-Roosevelt poster; and a 1976 fancy intense yellow-diamond ring that's worth $140,000-$160,000. Also: Mora clocks are discussed at the American Swedish Institute.
Minneapolis, Hour 2 In Minneapolis, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Phil Weiss are surrounded by military aviation memorabilia for a discussion of animation propaganda produced by Disney Studios during World War II. Highlights include a 1956 Elvis Presley standee rescued from an attic; a portrait sketched by George Gershwin accompanied with letters from the composer to the owner’s mother; and a circa 1885 Franz Roubaud oil painting, valued at $100,000.
Minneapolis, Hour 3 Conclusion. In Minneapolis, items include an 1863 U.S. Grant letter; a circa 1950 "Li'l Folks" cartoon by Charles Schulz; and two paintings purchased together for five dollars that are valued at $75,000. Also: collecting flashlights is discussed at the Wabasha Street Caves in St. Paul.
Vintage Phoenix Flash forward from 1997 for believe-it-or-not ROADSHOW moments in Phoenix.
Vintage Secaucus See if the objects found at the Secaucus ROADSHOW floated upstream or downstream in the last 15 years.
Vintage Houston Find out what the future held for some of the treasures ROADSHOW corralled in Houston in 1998.
Vintage Atlanta See how some of ROADSHOW's Atlanta discoveries have fared since 1997.
Vintage San Francisco Discover which treasures the market favored since ROADSHOW's visit there in 1998.
Vintage Pittsburgh Conclusion. In Pittsburgh, items include a collection of letters between members of the Kennedy family and JFK's former personal secretary; a circa 1928 art deco jade sapphire ring; and a 1946 oil painting by Rockwell Kent, along with an inherited letter from the artist. Also: a visit to the Carnegie Museum of Art highlights the work of glass artist Maurice Marinot.
Junk in the Trunk 2 Appraisals from Season 16 visits to El Paso, Atlanta and Minneapolis. Included: diamonds and a sapphire from Tiffany; Dr. Seuss' signature; and a Missouri Regiment Colt pistol that's valued at more than $22,000.
Cats & Dogs Feline- and canine-related items are appraised, including an original Hush Puppies mascot, dog portraits and bronze cat.
Greatest Gifts Individuals have gifts that they've received appraised. Included: a Louis Comfort Tiffany necklace; a Fender bass guitar.