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Don't mean to be a Debbie Downer but this is my Day... Just got served eviction notice.. Dead battery in an old car! .. Filled out my 9th Job application and was turned down again 😫 The good thing about my day is that the Lord woke me and my loved ones up!! 😊 Thank you Lord and Lory for a good day!! Love you're videos!!! I've literally watched all your videos and I look forward to seeing new one's!!! 😻

Searching Estate Sales, thrift sales and yard sales for the weekend. Cleaning house. Cooking for the family. Just enjoying life.

Give thanks, Great-grands, rest!

Mirror Lake,NY , relaxing, good company

Walk at the ocean have a margarita with my mom having donair

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Pool My daughter my granddaughter

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Granddaughter , baby dolls , Cookies!

Gardening, reading and watching you

Thrift store lunch and work

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Coffee, Chemo & Netflix.

Cleaning, Dr Lori & Billy Joel coops hopefully a nap

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Costco, thrifting and listing

Grocery shopping, lunch , laundry

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19 hours ago

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Tough choice! They are both called #valentino Choose one! ... See MoreSee Less

Tough choice! They are both called #valentino  Choose one!Image attachment

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I love dogs and bears.

I would gift the bear to the dog than choose the dog

Puppy, I just lost my puppy. Love your furball as much as you can.

Right one. Looks like my Chusita.

The puppy dog! Not even a real choice! I love doggies!

I'll take the puppy!

I love to snuggle the one who snuggles back. Puppy dogs all the way.

I choose the little pooch, as long as my two spoiled cats give final approval

I love the dog. Looks like some terrier in the puppy? Terriers make wonderful pets ❗💕

The bear is cute but look at that puppy!!! 💕🥰

Love both too but the dog first

Definitely the living,breathing , tail wagging free kisses model.

I’m a animal lover so I choose both❤️🧸🐶

The real Valentino

My pup…

I already have the bear so I’ll take the dog.

The dog, those eyes get me everytime

But wait is the bear worth something ? . I have one of those in my attic .

Valentino on the right !

no contest... (sorry little bear but youre still loved!)

I'll take the puppy 🐶

Dog every time!!

I have a feeling that the adorable dog found that cute bear at Goodwill and hopes to get his treasure appraised. He's smiling (we like to see smiles!), so he's ready to be on an upcoming "Ask Dr. Lori LIVE." <3. Love your show, Dr. Lori.

Puppy, please!

The dog

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2 days ago

Dr. Lori

Tonight's class sold out ...12 straight!
Taping new Real Bargains videos today. Talked about lunch boxes on CBS 2 TV's Pittsburgh Today Live.
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Tonights class sold out ...12 straight! 
Taping new Real Bargains videos today. Talked about lunch boxes on CBS 2 TVs Pittsburgh Today Live.

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Forgot to tell you all that I had a yellow Snoopy lunch box with him sleeping on top of his doghouse.

Such fun this is... back to #school

Should you ever get to visit Columbus,Ga..there is a lunchbox museum !

I have a huge crush on Henry Winkler!!

Mine had Annie Oakley on it.

I watch PTL every morning. Especially Tuesday for your episode.

dr. lori, i watch you every week on channel 17 in phila. just saw u today on LoneFox!! just wanna say I love ya.....👍

I have Peanuts and The Partridge Family. Not the thermos, tho. AND my mom wrote my name on them, lol. ☺️

Thank you Dr. Lori. I was surprised at the value of my watch. But thanks to you and your videos I am learning.

Still have mine. Thermos is long gone though.


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3 days ago

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A few spots left!
Tuesday's class
Get 1 item valued.
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Sold out!

Looking forward to tonight!

Got it! Yay!!

Can't wait to watch.

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3 days ago

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I am appraising lunchboxes ... which one did you carry to #school ?
#CBS Pittsburgh Today Live
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I am appraising lunchboxes ... which one did you carry to #school ?
#CBS Pittsburgh Today Live

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Holly Hobbie! I still have it!

We had good school lunches. Those ladies knew how to cook from scratch. The food was good.

Once I stopped to think about it, I realized I never had a lunchbox! Our elementary school was right across the street from our house, so we came home every day for lunch. Our Dad, however, had a big black round topped one, like this image I found on the internet.

This weekend I saw a partridge family TV lunchbox but it was "display only". It was 3-d and looked like a TV screen!!! way cool!!!

Parents couldn't afford them. Paper bag all week and then threw it away.

I didn't have one, we had excellent lunch at my school. My grown son had a Mickey Mouse and we kept it.

I know I had one for a few years but can't remember. It would have been early 60's. When we got older we had the choice of buying the hot meal in the cafeteria. Meals were pretty good in those days, lots of carbs. I don't think salads were ever offered. 😁

I had to eat school food! That's not a complaint! Those lunch ladies cooked from scratch back then! No lunchbox for me... *sniff*

My mommy got ours from used store. One day someone took my tremulous and I knew I would be in trouble i was. But she went to the used store and got me Dale Evans I still have it today. Love my mommy ❤

Scooby-Doo was on my (now Retro & vintage) lunchbox! ❤️

Holly Hobbie. I loved it to bits because it reminded me of Laura Ingalls Wilder. The Little House books were my absolute favorite!

Mine was the Roy Rogers & Dale Evens lunch box!!

I found this lunchbox at a salvation army give away day when I was a kid with my mom, how I wish id of hung onto to it! But 50.00 was a lot of money to an 8 year old in 1988 lol an older brothers friend talked me out of it

What time Dr. Lori I would love to watch that segment? 

Mine was Walt Disney America on Parade 1976!

I had a strawberry shortcake one, Dr. Lori. Long gone. Would it be very valuable today ?

Now this is a FUN question! The lunchbox I had was the US Mail Lunchbox. My dream lunch box had a game on the back with magnets for pieces. Although I thought it was called "Mystery Date" it is called Campus Queen. My mother always packed a sandwich, a piece of fruit and 3 sandwich cookies. Milk was in the thermos. I was jealous of the hot lunch! Sometimes, we bought a milk for 2 cents.

The Flintstones 😊 I still have the Flinstone plastic mug my dad sent away for when I was a kid too! ❤️

1971 Scooby-Doo 1972 I believe it was Partridge Family crush on David Cassidy at the age of 7😉

I have many from back then. Some with thermos & some not. Where are you appraising them? Please.

I always wanted the Monkees

Zorro my sister got the Barbie. That darn sister again!

the Beatles and Barbie

I can’t stand Barbie but Mom bought me one and I better use it. Lol

We contributed to the scarcity of vintage lunchboxes. School lunch all the way!

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4 days ago

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Is this Real or Fake? Watch answer and surprising story at
Plus hear me address viewer complaints about me!
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Is this Real or Fake? Watch answer and surprising story at
Plus hear me address viewer complaints about me!

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Are you all using the link in the post to watch the video to get the answer? Also, to hear the story that will help you?

With my little experience, I need to see many photos more, and with your knowledge and experience I couldn't say anything, Thanks alot dear Dr for your support and information we've learning alot with you Amra 🌹 Belgium

Glad this ended up real!! Too many out there too quick to throw out the “Fake Card” to drive down a price so they or others can buy it at a greatly reduced price to only resell at a higher rate!! This must drive you crazy!!! Love watching your videos!!

I collect cloisonne, for the beauty of it and I have got some at Goodwill. 🙂

With yr broad knowledged and expertise in this field proves justice ! Well what can I say, too many soul loosers with negligence and refuse to see things in the rightfully lights. Keep it up Dr. Lori 💌

I could be wrong but it wanna look like one that was made to look old

Real and worth a bit I’d guess a few hundred

Have to say FAKE...noticed something that stands out to me.

Looks real to me....the picture is odd. Could be a commemorative cup. Pretty !!!

Real to me and is antique by looking at the cup of the foot rim.

Beautiful - real.

Looks real to me, beautiful piece

'Hi' from Barronett WI USA! ~ 🙂

I believe this to be real, based on the way there is mural and a painting of (gold ?) trimming surrounding the miniature mural.. is there a word for mini mural?

That gold looks very real to me! Very cool

Hi Dr Lori my name is Omar I have a 2 drawings that I would like to know if they are worth something? Where can I contact you for you could give me your opinion?



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5 days ago

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What to shop for and resell. Lists of valuable marbles, Depression #glass, prints and Roseville pottery. Plus, answers about crystal, Fenton glass and Avon #jewelry ... See MoreSee Less

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Great fun tonight. Thanks for being with me. You guys gave me renewed energy!!! Love it.

I used to buy and sell some costume jewelry and there was SO MUCH FAKE jewelry that was very pretty but had FAKE .925 marks engraved. People need to know this when shopping thrift stores

I will be calling in September as I will be moving and have a ton of things I need appraised. Love your show and you are terrific! How do I do a super sticker

I have a 3 headed porcelain doll. It belonged to my mother as a child (born 1920) What do I need to find out about it?

I have a original picture of Betty Broadbent, the original tatoo lady, what is it’s worth ? Thank you

Value of metal tonka toys

Who makes the jewelry with the Hallmark SUN in sterling and does it have value

Are Vanguard Lee Reynold type paintings valuable. It's a interesting niche.

Have you heard of dishes of a thousand faces? I have 2 whole sets my parents received in 1944

Does gem stones that are fake have breather holes in them or behind them

Is Hobe' jewelry valuable

Is there any value on nativity sets as coletabe

coastal North Carolina here!

Can you participate in your class with an iPhone? Thank you.

Is Pennsylvania pottery valuable

Are Swarovski crystal figurines valuable? Especially discontinued vintage pieces?

Trying to find Rembrandt's painting the Allegory of Taste. where to you think it might be hiding?

Hi from cedar hill TX. MELTING

Are glass birds valuable?

Ever heard of old game tables?

I picked up some Avon glassware, didn’t know there WAS such a thing lol

Are Fenton glassware items going to decline in value?

I’d love to meet you ❤️

I have hummels and feather if the friends too

What do you collect?

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WHAT'S IT WORTH: @DrLoriV is appraising more of your antiques. Play along as @DavidHighfield and @KDKAHeather guess how much they're worth!

David's lunchboxes >>

Back To School: Dr. Lori's lunchbox appraisals

Dr. Lori appraises David's old elementary school lunchboxes.

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Schedule a Dr. Lori Event

Dr. Lori hosts her popular and entertaining Antiques Appraisal Comedy Show around the world at 150 shows a year. She also presents on a variety of antique-related topics and teaches continuing education classes.