I've always wondered...

by Doc Nickel

I've only seen maybe two episodes of Antiques Roadshow (or some similar show) so I'm hardly the one to know, but I've always wondered about some of the bits that don't get televised.

Kind of like that one Simpsons episode where the family decides they have to sell a grandparent's antique civil war figurine, which later turns out to be a liquor bottle from the 70s.

How many times does someone bring in some "valuable antique", that their parents or grandparents had told them was worth a fortune, only to have one of the experts tell them it was a reprint or reproduction, or was simply made in such huge quantities they're nearly worthless, etc.

How many arguments erupt from that? happy.gif

Doc.

Posted on Apr 1, 2017, 10:13 PM

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  1. Re: I've always wondered.... Antknot, Apr 2, 2017
  2. Kitsch. roguebfl, Apr 3, 2017
  3. I've seen junk, but no arguments, on Antiques Roadshow. Jelsemium, Apr 3, 2017
    1. Kind of my point.... Doc Nickel, Apr 3, 2017
      1. Got it. Jelsemium, Apr 3, 2017
      2. People will do any number of things to get on TV. Dave H, Apr 3, 2017
  4. I realize the conversation has moved on, but.... Eggishorn, Apr 10, 2017
    1. I suspected that the on the air interviews were the second ones done. Jelsemium, Apr 18, 2017

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