Carnival collection; culinary antiques; corn collection.
Newcomb pottery; Cajun textiles; Creole plantation; Audubon prints.
Railroad memorabilia; early motorcycles; muscle cars.
Sherlock Holmes, Mickey Mouse and Howdy Doody.
Hemingway memorabilia; vintage skis; penny dreadfuls.
Steam cars; mining equipment; potato-mashers.
Specialists discuss rare jewels; formal appraisal.
Military uniforms and memorabilia; a woman trains fighter pilots.
Folk art; daguerreotypes; teddy bears.
Pre-Revolutionary house and store; weather vanes; Redware.
An aspiring gemologist; an old-fashioned carousel.
Victorian lamps, jewelry, lace and ornaments; wood furniture.
Alaskan artifacts: scrimshaw, native baskets.
Mechanical banks and other U.S. folk art; appraisals.
Santos (religious icons); Spanish colonial furniture and armor.
Maria and Julian pottery; silver Indian jewelry; Navajo textiles.
Art deco furniture and jewelry; Maxfield Parrish prints.
Iolani Palace; Hawaiian prints; a ukulele-maker's descendant.
Cruise-ship souvenirs; netsukes (carved miniatures).
Faberge eggs; 15th-century English manor in Virginia.
Communications technology, from pony express to satellites.
Cookie jars; plastic jewelry and purses; rubber food.
Westover Plantation; diaries; 19th-century fashions.
Monticello; Chrysler Museum's Tiffany collection; meerschaums.
Oregon Trail; pioneer's cabin; fur-trapper's camp.
Preserving family history; vinegar cruets; family album.
Appraising antique radios; vintage advertising.
Political memorabilia; tractors; sewing machines; vacuum cleaners.
A 12-year-old's comic books; lunch boxes; dolls.
Vanity Fair prints; military swords; Carolina folk art.
A silver and furniture collection; bottles; relic hunting.
Baseball cards; sports memorabilia; vintage swimwear.
Miniature doll houses, model trains and thingamajigs.
Vintage movie posters; a Colt collection; Superman memorabilia.
U.S. patent models; rare manuscripts; Petroliana.
Inkwells; posters; tins; stereoscopes.
Barbie dolls and other collectibles from the '50s and '60s.
Colonial homes; sailors' treasures; early lighting devices.
Early German items; French collections of Betsy Patterson.
Asian furniture; Chinese porcelain; Japanese kimonos.
Quilts; toys; Yaqui masks; neckties; Old West tokens.
Spanish mantillas; Navajo blankets; Western art.
Old sheet music covers; vintage musical instruments; Depression glass.
A collection of popular music; woodworking tools.
Riding a vintage aircraft; collecting dollhouse furniture.
Appraising stamps, mountaineering gear and Depression glass.
Medical quackery instruments and microscopes; red Fiestaware.
Visiting Norlands Farm; collecting duck decoys and shaving mugs.
Shaker furniture and decorated dome-topped boxes.
Appraising Southeastern Indian baskets and Georgia folk art.
Collecting Civil War memorabilia and Chinese porcelain.
Buying wisely at flea marts; collecting dolls and marbles.
Appraisals; a rare-print shop on Orcas Island.
Beer steins; a brewery; campaign memorabilia.
A re-creation of a Western town; early photographic equipment.
The American Advertising Museum in Portland, Ore.
Victorian clothing; a profile of inventor A.C. Gilbert.
How U.S. Customs agents identify imported antiques.
Sun-colored glass; a tour of the Old Things Museum.
Victorian furniture; elegant estate jewelry; a studio appraisal.
Antique oil lamps; American money; a 1900 sailing ship.
Dollhouse furniture; antique stuffed toys.
An American Indian collection features costumes and beadwork.
Novelty salt and pepper shakers; tobacco advertising tins.
Victorian furniture; clocks; turn-of-the-century toys.