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Bill of Sale, Cobb Powder Horn and the Star Spangled Banner

Eduardo investigates the story behind a Bill of Sale for a 17-year old “negro girl".
Season 10 Episode 9 Length 53:41 Premiere: 01/08/13

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Season 10 Episodes

Bill of Sale, Cobb Powder Horn and the Star Spangled Banner

S10 E9 Length 53:41 Premiere Date 01/08/13

Mysteries from the Wild West

S10 E8 Length 53:09 Premiere Date 04/01/13

Colored Heroes, Valley Forge Map and a Transistor Radio

S10 E7 Length 52:31 Premiere Date 10/08/12

Vietnam Diary, Bootlegger’s Notebook and a Hollywood Ledger

S10 E6 Length 53:16 Premiere Date 10/01/12

Titanic Picture Frame, Woolworth Signs, Nazi Spy Toys

S10 E5 Length 53:11 Premiere Date 08/06/12

Bird of War, Lincoln Oath and War Spoils of a Peace Chief

S10 E4 Length 53:21 Premiere Date 07/30/12

Book of Rogues, Empire State Crash & a Forbidden Pinup

S10 E3 Length 53:21 Premiere Date 07/23/12

Civil War Derringers, KKK Records & Motown’s Bottom Line

S10 E2 Length 53:08 Premiere Date 07/23/12

Dylan Goes Electric, Beatles Autograph & Frank Zappa Collage

S10 E1 Length 53:09 Premiere Date 07/16/12

Preview: American bill of sale, a powder horn, 1775 almanac

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 01/08/13

Bill of Sale

Clip Length 14:33 Premiere Date 01/08/13

Cobb Powder Horn

Clip Length 11:52 Premiere Date 01/08/13

Star Spangled Banner Manuscript

Clip Length 14:06 Premiere Date 01/08/13

Behind the Scenes - Flintlock Rifle

Clip Length 02:49 Premiere Date 04/27/03

Provenance

Clip Length 02:13 Premiere Date 05/31/03

Trash or Treasure

Clip Length 01:55 Premiere Date 05/31/03

House Dating

Clip Length 02:06 Premiere Date 05/31/03

Real or Fake

Clip Length 02:19 Premiere Date 05/31/03

Preservation

Clip Length 01:39 Premiere Date 05/31/03

Causes of the Civil War

Clip Length 01:37 Premiere Date 05/31/03

Thin Section Analysis

Clip Length 01:30 Premiere Date 05/31/03

Genealogy

Clip Length 01:36 Premiere Date 05/31/03

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