Want expert secrets to find those bargains when shopping at the thrift store? Watch Ph.D. Antiques Appraiser Dr. Lori reveal clues to spotting valuables including jewelry, rings, Tiffany style lamps, ceramic figurines and antique Parker coffee grinders. Learn about English gold standards for jewelry, a Victorian era amethyst ring and the history of when you would wear such a ring. Discover tips to find the marks on a Tiffany lamp, what the leading on the lamp shade should look like for value and the appearance of slag glass. Get clues to spotting valuables for Goebel ceramic figurines as you learn what to look for in the face of the figurine and the glaze of the piece. Plus, see how to identify a valuable antique Parker coffee grinder. Watch more videos on Dr. Lori’s YouTube channel. Send photos of your thrift store finds for Dr. Lori to value.

Play along by guessing the values of vintage and antique ceramics, a Remington cash register, and old travel photos printed on cardboard cards. Watch Ph.D. Antiques Appraiser Dr. Lori during her appearance on CBS TV’s Pittsburgh Today Live in Pittsburgh, PA share clues and values for a transferware chamber pot, stereographic viewers, a bisque piano baby and a hand painted olive dish from Portugal. Watch more videos on Dr. Lori’s YouTube channel on tips to valuing treasures. Send photos of your thrift store finds for Dr. Lori to value.

Can you sell a necklace made with ivory? Watch Ph.D. Antiques Appraiser Dr. Lori share secrets to selling and valuing vintage jewelry. Learn the marks to look for when thrift store shopping for costume jewelry with rhinestones as well as the value for a string of Mikimoto pearls marked with the number 750 and the letter M. Plus, see how to find valuable pearls by not using stupid foolish tests. Watch Dr. Lori appraise an Art Deco necklace and bracelet made of crystal set in Sterling silver. Also, discover how to find a barrel clasp on a necklace with Burmese rubies and what it means for value. See Dr. Lori appraise a Sears and Roebuck pocket watch and show you why your ring might be missing its marks.

 

Watch more videos on Dr. Lori’s YouTube channel on tips to selling and valuing vintage jewelry. Send photos of your thrift store finds for Dr. Lori to value.

Guess and play Dumpster or No Dumpster?  Should you throwaway that Kodak Rainbow Hawkeye expandable camera from 1933 or keep it and sell it for profit? Watch Ph.D. Antiques Appraiser Dr. Lori share clues to valuing vintage collectibles as you learn about a ceramic ashtray from the 1970s, a 1930s Humpty Dumpty cookie jar and a real amber necklace and bracelet set. Play along with the host on WPHL 17’s Morning News in Philadelphia, PA deciding which stuff you should keep and which you should toss. Watch more videos on Dr. Lori’s YouTube channel on tips to valuing vintage collectibles. Send photos of your thrift store finds for Dr. Lori to value.

Treasure hunting can be fun when looking for valuable Santa Claus and holiday collectibles. Do you know which are most valuable? Watch Ph.D. Antiques Appraiser Dr. Lori play another round of her popular Treasure Hunt game as she values a paper Santa Claus figurine made in Japan, a punched tin nativity scene and a baby sleigh. Play along with the hosts of CBS TV’s Pittsburgh Today Live in Pittsburgh, PA as Dr. Lori appraises these items sharing secrets to find them during your next thrift store shopping haul. Watch more videos on Dr. Lori’s YouTube channel valuing Santa Claus and holiday collectibles. Send photos of your thrift store finds for Dr. Lori to value.