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2014 Fair Appraisers

• Clark Art and Antiques • Cowan's Auctions • Cross Gate Gallery • Farmer's Jewelry • Garth's Auctions • J. Sampson Antiques and Books • Mike's Music • Nussbaum Antiques • Richard Mook • St. John and Myers

People from across Kentucky brought their treasures to KET's Appraisal Fair at the Frazier History Museum in Louisville on July 26, 2014. With our cameras rolling, expert appraisers talked to participants about their possessions, assessing the value and history of items that ranged from art to antique furniture, heirloom jewelry, firearms, and so much more.

This candid footage was used in the making of the third season of Kentucky Collectibles, which premieres Saturday, Nov. 1 at 4:30/3:30 pm on KET. | All Broadcast Dates

Hosted by Dave Shuffett and Amy Hess, the show tells Kentucky stories through the prized items brought by guests for appraisal. Explore the world of antiques and collectibles with Dave and Amy as they make side trips throughout Kentucky during each show.

In the season premiere, expert appraisers examine the history and value of a Harvey Joiner painting and a signed Neil Armstrong photograph. Amy Hess travels to the Kentucky Folk Art Center in Morehead for a look at the Chester Cornett rocking chair exhibit. • Saturday, Nov. 1 at 4:30/3:30 pm on KET


Video Archives

Heirloom Jewelry


Videos from Season 2:

  • Watch Episode 207. Featured items include a Benjamin Mills Rifle. Host Dave Shuffett goes privy digging in search of treasures such as antique bottles and more.
  • Watch Episode 206. Featured items include Conway Twitty space memorabilia, and a Winchester Yellowboy rifle.
  • Watch Episode 205. Featured items include limited edition etchings and Nardi jewelry.
  • Watch Episode 204. Featured items include a Kentucky handmade doll collections and a visit with Jeff Jeffers of Garth's Auctions.
  • Watch Episode 203. Featured items include an aviation movie poster, a Harlem Renaissance silk screen, and a guitar collection.
  • Watch Episode 202. Featured items include a Steiff teddy bear, a Rose O'Neill illustration and a document signed by Abraham Lincoln.
  • Watch Episode 201. Featured items include folk art phonograph dancers, a Tiffany racing trophy, and a book with connections to one of Kentucky's beloved historians.


Videos from Season 1: