Journey to the Lone Star State to learn more about historical items like an 1864 Civil War statue hilt presentation sword, a 1936 Joe Fortenberry Olympic gold medal and James Madison's personal seal, ca. 1828. Which item is worth $100,000-$175,000?
Specialists from the country's leading auction houses - Christie's, Doyle New York, Skinner and Sotheby's - and independent dealers from across the nation travel throughout the United States, offering free appraisals of antiques and collectibles. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW cameras watch as owners recount tales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-neglected items salvaged from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truths about these finds.