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Heirloom Handbook
10/19/2011
What family treasures lie hidden in your attic or buried in a closet? Learn how to identify antiques and what they can tell you about your family with this guide from PBS' hit series “Antiques Roadshow."

Family history is full of surprises — just ask the folks who've brought their family's treasures to be appraised on PBS' Antiques Roadshow. One woman's great-aunt left behind a ruby bracelet that a Roadshow expert valued at $165,000. Another appraiser judged a sampler made in Monture County, Pa., in 1838 to be worth $40,000 because of its excellent condition. A Boston highboy passed on through nine generations was priced at $50,000.

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