Antiques Roadshow guest disgusts expert with savage review of valuable vase bought for 50p

Antiques Roadshow has a long standing history of revealing the true value of items usually found in lofts or handed down through the generations. In an archived episode of the BBC show, one woman brought in an original Clarice Cliff vase which had been in her mother’s wardrobe since the 70s. While expert Will loved […]

Antiques Roadshow expert makes cheeky request after uncovering sculpture’s huge valuation

“Yes Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth, Peter Lanyon,” she replied.  “Fantastic because he’s a major figure now and the St Ives group in the 40s. Barbara Hepworth and he worked in her studio, didn’t he?” Dendy asked.  “He worked for her for 10 years as her assistant,” the guest confirmed.  “And then in the 50s he […]

Antiques Roadshow guest overwhelmed at value of bracelet she thought was costume jewellery

“Well,, do you know, something like this, I would say, at auction, £8,000-£10,000,” Joanna revealed.  Stunned by the price tag, the owner replied: “Really? Wow.  “Oh my God. Wow. That’s lovely, that’s really lovely.” Antiques Roadshow airs on Sunday evenings at 8pm on BBC One.  Let’s block ads! (Why?)

Antiques Roadshow uncovers staggering value of ‘worthless’ diamond brooch and earrings

Antiques Roadshow has been to some of the best locations around the UK, during the show’s time in Bristol when they visited the Aerospace museum, expert Susan Rumfitt took a closer look at a pair of earrings and a matching brooch. The owner was under the impression to items were costume jewellery, and he was […]

Antiques Roadshow guest speechless at valuation as family necklace found to be rare ruby

The camera then zoomed in on the red box and the expert continued: “Earrings first; red stones, white stones, possibly made around 1935.  “The red stones are rubies the white stones are diamonds.  “They’re of floral cluster design, actually they’re rather wearable – people like earrings and floral cluster earrings of the 1930s, quite nice,” […]

Antiques Roadshow expert issues warning after huge valuation of Asian jewel: ‘Maybe not!’

“It’s been valued twice. Once for probate and then once by another jewellery expert – two wildly different valuations. “The highest price was £3,500 and the lowest price was £150,” the guest explained before Joanna gave her own valuation. “It’s within the region of the 19th Century and the value of it at auction – […]

Antiques Roadshow expert exposes huge valuation of Churchill’s hat found at a dump

An Antiques Roadshow guest turned up at Eltham Palace with a huge box of personal items belonging to Winston Churchill. The owner also had in his possession a collection of letters that explained the provenance of the items which led to BBC expert Mark Smith revealing a huge valuation.   Mark began: “You turned up today […]

Antiques Roadshow guest refuses cheeky offer of rare WW2 badges as huge value uncovered

An Antiques Roadshow guest brought along an extensive collection of World War II badges to be valued and expert Mark Smith was extremely pleased to be the one to handle the items. However, after revealing their huge value, when the expert cheekily offered to buy the collection from her, the owner refused.  Pointing at a photograph […]

Antiques Roadshow guest halts valuation of ‘rarest’ sewing machine to correct expert 

“At auction, I would expect to see between £10,000 and £15,000,” he said. Shocked, the owner said: “Wow for a sewing machine.” “But not just a sewing machine,” Jon quipped. “The rarest you could ever find.” Antiques Roadshow is available to watch on BBC iPlayer.  Let’s block ads! (Why?)

Antiques Roadshow expert uncovers whopping valuation of 24 carat diamond jewel set

As for how much it was work, Kevin said: “If the ring came up for sale, I feel very strongly for it at auction, at $ 20,000 – $ 30,000.  “And it’s the kind of thing I think would get to the high end of the estimate – and very quick because Van Cleef is […]