Antique Roadshow "Unique Antiques" on WXXI-TV

Antique Roadshow "Unique Antiques" on WXXI-TV

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 9:00pm

Pictured: a chair once belonging to famous conjoined twins Chang Bunker

Credit: PBS.org

Some of the most outlandish, kitschy and downright morbidly fascinating antiques and collectibles of the series’ last decade.

Highlights include a Weller pottery humidor in the shape of a skull; a chair once belonging to Chang Bunker, the owner’s great-grandfather and half of the 19th-century’s world famous conjoined twins, Chang and Eng; and a collection of tin cans salvaged from a 19th-century dump and valued at $10,000 to $14,000.

Antique Roadshow "Unique Antiques" airs Thursday, November 3 at 9 p.m. Antiques Roadshow airs Mondays at 8 p.m., Thursdays at 9 p.m. and Saturdays at 6 p.m. on WXXI-TV (DT21.1/cable 11/cable 1011).

Specialists from the country's leading auction houses 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. Mark L. Walberg hosts.

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