Stephen Lurie

freelance writer based in New York

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“ Antiques Roadshow ,” a mainstay on PBS for the last 25 years, is known for its jaw-dropping appraisals of collector treasures.

‘Antiques Roadshow’: Most appraisals don’t get sold, so how has the PBS show stayed popular over 25 years?

“ Antiques Roadshow ,” a mainstay on PBS for the last 25 years, is known for its jaw-dropping appraisals of collector treasures.

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