Antiques Roadshow Season 18
S18 E01Dec 31, 1995
The Next Generation Dec 31, 1995 Hugh Scully and the team visit Ely Cathedral in Cambridgeshire. Objects featured include notes written by Queen Mary to her chef and some Heath Robinson watercolours.
S18 E02Dec 31, 1995
Series 18, Ely Dec 31, 1995 Part 2 of 3 in Boise, Idaho, features a mid-century pinup painting by Earl Moran; a set of "The Day the Earth Stood Still" lobby cards; and an a 1922 Edward Hopper etching titled "The Cat Boat" that's valued at $250,000. Also: law-enforcement collectibles are discussed during a visit to the Old Idaho State Penitentiary.
S18 E03Jan 7, 1996
Series 18, Dover Jan 7, 1996 Conclusion. In Boise, Idaho, items include an 1822 letter from Thomas Jefferson; a Babe Ruth Candy Club membership card; and a ruby-and-diamond necklace. Also: the work of artist James Castle is discussed during a visit to the Boise Art Museum.
S18 E04Jan 14, 1996
Series 18, Llangollen Jan 14, 1996 Part 1 of 3 in Detroit features a signed 1970 Andy Warhol poster; an early 20th-century collection of Pewabic pottery; and a working script of "The Wizard of Oz" used on set by Bert Lahr, who played the Cowardly Lion. Also: the Motown Museum is visited.
S18 E05Jan 21, 1996
Series 18, Jersey Jan 21, 1996 Part 2 of 3 in Motor City features Marvin Gaye's 1964 passport, which was found inside an album bought for 50 cents at an estate sale; a Petrus van Schendel oil painting, ca. 1860; and a signed photo album of President Abraham Lincoln and his cabinet and Senate. Also: a visit to the Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum spotlights model cars made by Hudson Car Company.
S18 E06Jan 28, 1996
Series 18, Stirling Jan 28, 1996 Conclusion. In Detroit, items include a signed letter from Charles Schulz that includes a drawing of Linus; letters from Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud discussing Russian ballet dancer Vaslav Nijinsky; and etchings by Edward Hopper and John Sloan. Also: architect-designer Eliel Saarinena is discussed during a visit to the Saarinen House at Cranbrook Academy of Art.
S18 E07Feb 11, 1996
Series 18, Cheltenham Feb 11, 1996 Hugh Scully and the team examine antiques brought to Alnwick Castle in Northumberland. Finds brought in and surveyed by the experts include a cameo brooch, a miniature bureau and a dressing table.
S18 E08Feb 18, 1996
Series 18, Alnwick Castle Feb 18, 1996 Part 2 of 3 in Baton Rouge. Items include a Louisiana political poster; three paintings by New Orleans artists-Newcomb pottery founders William and Ellsworth Woodward; and a NASA photograph collection. Also: a visit to the to the LSU Museum of Art spotlights the work of Louisiana artist Clementine Hunter.
S18 E09Feb 18, 1996
Series 18, Alnwick Castle 2 Feb 18, 1996 Conclusion. In Baton Rouge, La., items include an early 19th-century Louisiana work table; a collection of Civil War Confederate letters; and a Porfirio Salinas oil, circa 1935, that was purchased for $100 in 1935 and is now worth $75,000. Also: a rare Civil War hand grenade is discussed during a visit to Port Hudson.
S18 E10Feb 25, 1996
Series 18, Weymouth Feb 25, 1996 Part 1 of 3 in Kansas City features an 1891 Kansas City Fire Chief presentation badge made by the fine jeweler Mermod & Jaccard; a bold 1796 Chinese bronze censer; and a pristine 1965 Roy Lichtenstein screen print. Also: a visit to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum spotlights a one-of-a-kind, signed baseball.
S18 E11Mar 10, 1996
Series 18, Mansfield Mar 10, 1996 Part 2 of 3 in Kansas City, Mo. Items include a beauty book, circa 1928, by Madam C.J. Walker, who was the first American female millionaire; an 1861 E.G. Wright silver cornet; and a 1920 Julian Onderdonk oil painting that the artist gave to the owner's mother. Also: the Toy and Miniature Museum is visited.
S18 E12Mar 17, 1996
Series 18, Peebles Mar 17, 1996 Hugh Scully and a team of antique experts invite members of the public to bring along their antiques for examination in Henley-on-Thames.
S18 E13Mar 17, 1996
Series 18, Henley Mar 17, 1996 Part 1 of 3 in Anaheim, Cal. Items include a prop duck made for Groucho Marx's "You Bet Your Life" TV show; two sketches by pop star Michael Jackson, circa 1973; and a Frederic Church oil painting, circa 1867. Also: ocean liner memorabilia is discussed during a visit to the Queen Mary ocean liner.
S18 E14Mar 31, 1996
Series 18, Windermere Mar 31, 1996 Part 2 of 3 in Anaheim, Cal. Items include two pairs of Buddy Ebsen's performance shoes; a jade jewelry collection; and an oil painting titled "Sacré-Couer et Moulin" by French artist Maurice Utrillo. Also: vintage guitars are discussed during a visit to the Rickenbacker International Corporation headquarters in Santa Ana, Cal.
S18 E15Apr 7, 1996
Series 18, Penarth Apr 7, 1996 Conclusion. In Anaheim, Cal., items include an 18th-century Chinese cinnabar lacquer box; a collection of wanted posters, circa 1900, that features a Butch Cassidy wanted circular; and a shadow box that may have been made by Joseph Cornell. Also: costume jewelry is discussed.
S18 E16Apr 7, 1996
Series 18, Fountains Abbey Apr 7, 1996 Part 1 of 3 in Richmond features a late 19th-century Albert Neuhuys watercolor; a 1982 UNC championship basketball signed by teammates Michael Jordan, James Worthy and Sam Perkins; and an early 20th-century Alice R.H. Smith watercolor. Also: a visit to the Virginia Museum of Fine Art spotlights silver tea and coffee pots.
S18 E17Apr 14, 1996
Series 18, Broxbourne Apr 14, 1996 Part 2 of 3 in Richmond features a 1765 Thomas Pitts silver epergne; a Leveille-Rousseau perfume bottle, circa 1890; and a Tiffany & Co. brooch, circa 1937. Also: Mark L. Walberg tries to stump appraiser Sebastian Clarke on Federal-era materials at the Wilton House Museum.
S18 E18Apr 28, 1996
Series 18, Unseen Highlights Apr 28, 1996 Conclusion. In Richmond, items include Langston Hughes-signed first editions; a 1935 "Bride of Frankenstein" pressbook that includes many of the graphics used for the film's top posters; and an 1890 Frank Henry Shapleigh oil painting. Also: tall case clocks are discussed during a visit to Colonial Williamsburg.
S18 E19May 5, 1996
Series 18, Amsterdam May 5, 1996 Updating appraisals from a 1999 visit to Providence, R.I. Included: a Maurice Brazil Prendergast color monotype, circa 1895; a Cartier ruby and diamond compact; and an Edward Farmer jade and gold box that's now worth $250,000-$350,000.
S18 E20May 5, 1996
Series 18, Wells May 5, 1996 Appraisals from a 1999 visit to Tampa are updated. Included: a fork from the Hindenburg; a costume jewelry hat from around 1950; and a Louis Comfort Tiffany lamp with a "Rose Helmut" shade.
Vintage Columbus Items discovered during a 1999 visit to Columbus, Ohio, are reappraised. Included: Albert Cheuret art deco clocks; a Marx "Roy Rogers" play set; and a historical collection that includes a letter from Thomas Jefferson.
Vintage Toronto Appraisals from a 1999 Toronto visit are updated. Items include a Victorian carved oak bed; a Duiffopruggar-style violin; and a Demetre Chiparus "Starfish" bronze.
Vintage Baltimore A 1999 visit to Baltimore is recalled. Included: an Edgar Allen Poe-inscribed book; a Titanic collection; and a Frederick De Wit atlas, circa 1680, that is now worth $50,000-$70,000.
Vintage Salt Lake City Items appraised during a 1999 visit to Salt Lake City are revalued. Included: Napoleonic prisoner-of-war pieces; a Mormon certificate of gratitude; and beaded Kiowa objects.
Vintage Des Moines A 1999 visit to Des Moines, Iowa, is recalled. Included: a Mickey Mouse toy with its original box; Charles Lindbergh memorabilia; and a Samuel McIntire medallion that is now estimated to be worth $200,000-$300,000.
Knoxville, Hour 1 A Tiffany pottery vase, circa 1905; a shoe belonging to 8-foot-11-inch-tall Robert Wadlow; a Chinese gilt bronze Amida Buddha, circa 1550.
Knoxville, Hour 2 A collection of personal letters written by Amelia Earhart; Joseph Delaney drawings, circa 1950; two Jacob Maentel watercolors, circa 1835.
Knoxville, Hour 3 A third edition of "Gone With the Wind"; signed Muhammad Ali training shoes; Cartier sapphire and diamond ring.
Jacksonville A Laurel and Hardy Swiss Miss horn; silver presentation cup, circa 1780; Thomas Hart Benton oil on tin, circa 1950.
Jacksonville Babyland Rag topsy-turvy doll, circa 1905; diamond art deco bracelet watch; Robert E. Lee's map of battle areas around Richmond, Va.
Jacksonville A NASA Mercury 7 signed photo, circa 1960; an 1862 Abraham Lincoln-signed document; Tiffany & Co. gold necklace circa 1875.
Junk in the Trunk 4, Hour 1 A Steiff pushmi-pullyu "Doctor Dolittle" figure, circa 1967; Pablo Picasso linocut, circa 1950; a pair of Italian-carved door panels, circa 1550.
Junk in the Trunk 4, Hour 2 A collection of 1898 Mardi Gras invitations; Julia Child's copper pans circa 1960; German violin with a Sartory bow.
The Boomer Years A 1956 Elvis "Love Me Tender" standee; a 1958 Martin Luther King Jr. letter; Charles Schulz comic strip art circa 1960.
Manor House Treasures A Lord Byron cellarette and portrait, circa 1810; a Louis Vuitton steam trunk, circa 1915; Louis Comfort Tiffany necklace, circa 1905.