An antiques-appraisal series that turned out to be a ratings gem in PBS's attic. The simple format has `Roadshow' traveling around the U.S., evaluating family heirlooms and found items. It's based on the long-running (since 1978) BBC show of the same name. `Antiques Roadshow FYI,' an offshoot featuring reports on antiques and collectibles, and updates on items that had been appraised on `Roadshow,' debuted in January 2005, with Lara Spencer as host.
Look back at memorable items appraised in 2000. Highlights include a collection of magic memorabilia, ca. 1925, a Shearer chest of drawers and an album of John Thomson photos. Which item's value jumped from $ 15,000-$20,000 to $35,000-$45,000.
Discover how values have changed for appraisals from 15 years ago. Highlights include a Navajo chief's blanket, a Connecticut secretary and chair, and a 1924 Charles Russell watercolor. Learn which item is worth $125,000-$135,000.