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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.

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Holds the Ph.D. in art and antiques history and has decades of museum experience with antiques appraised worth over $100 million.

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11 hours ago

Dr. Lori

Share a laugh! Having fun at my event this past February. #funnyvideos ... See MoreSee Less

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Dr Lori Love this, you are so funny!❤️🤣🤣🤣🤣

That had to be Friday night in Fort Wayne, the ONLY night I didn't go. Hilarious! 🤔🤣😂🙃

If only the students could gift that to teachers lol

Julie Edwards. Have you ever seen Dr Lori?

19 hours ago

Dr. Lori

Vintage purse: too much bling or not enough for a night out? ... See MoreSee Less

Vintage purse: too much bling or not enough for a night out?

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It looks like it should be left displayed in the mantle!

With a simple black dress that would be a statement piece.

It could be like having an emotional support pet with you during your evening out! If it's bling you want, this would certainly fit the bill!

Well, it's not my style but it's probably worth a few $$$. Lot's of bling for sure!

Love it! I was in NYC and saw a $3000 ram head purse. I asked to just hold it for a minute and I felt like a princess. I would rock this!

A good amount ... lol ...

Perfect!

Wow! So pretty!

Wow. It's beautiful! ❤

Wow, that's...ummm...fancy.

Not to carry ,would like better if it had a shoulder strap and wear it that way

This would be perfect for a special occasion

All depends upon how formal the night out is!! If it was a night at Buckingham Palace I would this it would be much for the expected decorum. But.....a formal black tie Hollywood benefit by all means this could ring true!! 😂

It's beautiful! I'd forget it on a table.

Not my style..

Live is short ! Wear out all the things you love ❤️. Going to pick up groceries just grab this and your mask and go

Can’t get lost in the crowd with this beauty !

Interesting, but it would never hold all my stuff. It’s certainly a conversation starter.

Guess I am too conservative for some things!!!! Lol

With a solid black outfit, and maybe some fabo earrings, perfect!

Gorgeous

It's beautiful

Wow ... gorgeous!

Wow!!! I love it! Now to fung shui it.

It tickles my Sass🔮💃🏻

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1 day ago

Dr. Lori

(theme music) Play another round of Dumpster or No Dumpster? at bit.ly/2DceoCu Which to toss? Which to keep? #gaming #games ... See MoreSee Less

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Keep Mickey, dumpster the remainder.

Well first we keep the Disney piece for sure! Keep the cup and saucer And I think the other 2 gotta go! The amberina Fenton is probably close, but no its dumpster! So is the sailboat!

Great job Dr Lori

Keep all

Keep all of them!

Keep the Mickey, the blue cup set and the sailboat. The bathtub is probably dumpster.

Trash all but radio

No dumpster for any of them!!

Keep Mickey and the carnival glass

Nothing..hoarder in the house

Keep all!

Packrat here, so I'm keeping them all. Hahahaaa!

Keep 1 & 2; push aside 3 & 4!!

keep 2 & 4

Guess b4 watching the video.. Red Slipper.

Got them all right this time, 1 out of ???? Clips 😆

Oh definitely keep them all. 😃

Keep them all. Lol

Keep all but the Brooch.

Mustache cup and saucer top and glass shoe bottom price

toss the brooch

Never throw Mickey away.

Keep the brooch. Most valuable

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2 days ago

Dr. Lori

I saw this much of the artwork and knew my client found a bargain thrifting. Watch for it. ... See MoreSee Less

I saw this much of the artwork and knew my client found a bargain thrifting. Watch for it.

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It looks like a print.

Dr Lori why is this a bargain

Such a tease!!!

If you look closely there seems to be a signature on the bottom center if I’m seeing it correctly, nice find and frame!

Can’t wait to hear about it!

Which is why your are so smart and we all want to learn.

At first I thought that was the painting I had appraised lol By the way, thank you 😀 I still can't make the signature out though.

What was this? A bargain. why?

Bargain for painting or frame?

I cant see the signature well. Who is it?

When will you tell us, Dr. Lori? The suspense is killin' me!

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2 days ago

Dr. Lori

Share a laugh! Was your Mom like this growing up? Are you her now? #funnyvideos ... See MoreSee Less

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Yes, raised with the guilt trip.... LoL. Famous last words before going out the door...."don't get pregnant"! ❤️ Oh how I miss hearing her talk. Would give anything for just one more conversation with my mom! 🤔😥😘

yep mine was the same.

Don't get pregnant study hard🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

I couldn’t stop laughing 😂💜

Same, oh I miss the stories. xo

"You and Pop used to go to the car races? You? And that man over there? Really?" (That would have been in the 30s)

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3 days ago

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Did you read it? aka the 1980s bible. ... See MoreSee Less

Did you read it? aka the 1980s bible.

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Lived my life by it for a number of years!

No

No! I was into Punk...not Preppy.

Thats funny!😂

No never saw it but do like preppy

That was me lol

No. That was long after high school. I don't think preppy was a word until my kids were teenagers.

Oh, yes!

I grew up in Princeton, NJ......'nuf said. 😉

Of course

No, but I was definitely preppy back in the 80s!

Never liked the Preppy Style! Just an old hippie now! But I remember it well!

Never saw this

Oh yes, I remember it well!

Still have mine LOL!!

Yep! I had this book!

Remember it well!

No... I was making babies, creating a home, helping with the family business, working and night school!! Man wished I had that energy now!!

Get a used copy on Amazon at amzn.to/2ZfMn5T #ad

Shelia Trew 😁

No, but do remember seeing it.

Yes! A classic bible of style!

No never heard of this book.

Awesome

I enjoyed also "How to Be a Southern Belle" although I was never that!

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4 days ago

Dr. Lori

Share & play! Pick the most valuable. Watch answer live around 9:30 AM et at cbsloc.al/36RZQD5 on Pittsburgh Today Live #thrifting ... See MoreSee Less

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I'm picking the colorful box. Now to watch... LoL

Chandelier.

Love my peeps!! Fun with David and Heather.

This is a hard one!

Been camping with the grandkids, have missed your show!

I want to have fun with doctor Lori! I miss antiquing ;(

Why have a table of random items in front of Dr.Lorie, when she is not appraising those items?

Did you pick the right one??

How do we submit pictures to be appraised?

Those items were hard to guess.

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4 days ago

Dr. Lori

Two things here were my Grandpa's. Can you pick them out? ... See MoreSee Less

Two things here were my Grandpas. Can you pick them out?

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Clock and saki set

Decanter and saki set.

Glasses and the Belleek

Definitely that powerpuff girls lunchbox. Lol. In all seriousness, the glasses and clock?

The clock and the decanter.

The doll that resembles you and the eye glasses.

The wine decanter and the clock.

The clock and the glasses.

clock and the water glasses

The two objects on the table that belonged to my Grandpa are the New Haven Clock Shop clock and the pair of eyeglasses closest to the bottom of the photo. Thanks for playing!

Glasses towards bottom of pic and huggers

Is this a hard game or an easy one?

Clock and decanter. Maybe clock and platter.

The pair of white gloves and the mantle clock

Decanter and clock

Decanter and glasses

Both of the eye glasses

Decanter & glasses

Clock and eye glasses

Decanter and the gloves. All grandmas had gloves for Church ❤

Clock & glasses 🤓

Clock and the eye glasses

Clock and glasses

Eyeglasses and clock

Uncle Ben’s tin and the eyeglasses.

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5 days ago

Dr. Lori

What's up? Real Bargains. I told a client its worth & origin. He sold it for big bucks. ... See MoreSee Less

Whats up? Real Bargains. I told a client its worth & origin. He sold it for big bucks.

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It is beautiful

Alcohol bottles that look like this

Walking historical book!, that's you! and we all love you for learning so much and sharing it with us!! <3

I love this Doctor. 🙋‍♀️ Might need a house call. ✌ hope you are well Doc.

Does it have marking have 10 different ones

Gorgeous! I need to start paying more attention to glass and crystal in the thrift stores.

Looks great. No chips. The stopper looks perfect. Im not sure if this is cut glass or lead crystal. Style is unique. Is it Scottish?

I saved some of my grandmother’s crystal pieces from the dumpster! No idea what they are worth.

This is my next venture, learning more about clear glass items.

So tell us, what was it and what was value?

I love decanters have a few.

What is it??? Is it marked??? What is it worth?

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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.