"The bidding will start at eleven million dollars."
"They, like, invented retro."
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"Fortunately, I think we have an extremely accurate copy of it in the museum's gift shop."
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"The top drawer was used to bury your Uncle Bertie."
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"Now, what am I bid for this beautiful piece, which comes with the original owner?"
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"I'll take it."
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"Oh, yeah, I took your special chair to 'Antique Roadshow.'"
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Heirloom Hot Dogs.
Stan's OK Deliveries
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"I wonder what this was for."
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Ye Olde Curiosity Shoppe
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"No, it's not prewar - yet."
"Of course, in those days they weren't so much interested in blowing people away as in just shooting them."
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This week on The Antique Roadkill
"And our charging station, also a period piece. . ."
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Mummy Busks For Coins For His Cases
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"Oh yeah, if it weren't for Antiques Roadshow we would have been out on the street long ago."
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The Collector's Corner
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" 'Best if used before 1/1/2000.' "
"Take it from me, madam—the passing years can only add to the value of this Spiro T. Agnew standing hall clock."
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A Victorian lion chair is given a tail.
"It appears to be some sort of ancient texting device."
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A person sinks into their chair.
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"Yes, we cater to a rather specialized clientele."
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