Surprise, the new episodes are on at 8:00 tonight.
I hope everyone had a safe Memorial Day weekend and thank you to all of you have served.
In the first episode, the first guy brought in a Lincoln campaign ribbon. The guy thought it might be worth about $7000 and possibly up to $25,000 but time for an expert-Dana, president of Early American History Auctions out of Rancho Santa Fe, CA. http://www.earlyamerican.com/Auctions/ClientPages/home.php
Dana thought it was real and worth about $3000. Rick offered $2000. The guy wanted $5000 and the counter offer was $2500 and no sale.
The next guy brought in a dynamite blaster from 1860. You cans see these in cartoons and old Western movies. The Old Man offered $125 and that was the selling price.
The next guy brought in a Mini Electra King Electric Car from the 1960's. The thing worked but it is smalled than a gold cart. The guy wanted $3500. Rick offered $500 and then $600 and that was the selling price.
The next guy brought in some old Air Jordans from 1990. Chumlee said they came from 2009. No sale but Chumlee bought them for $75.
Th next guy brought in a antique toy Army truck from around the 1960's but Rick thought it was from before WWII. Time for an expert- Johnny of the Toy Shack in Las Vegas. http://lasvegastoyshack.com/ He thought the truck was worth about $150. The guy wanted $300 and Rick offered $80 but then got it for $100.
The next woman up was a Victrola talking machine or Phonograph. from 1913 and they went to the woman's home. The piece didn't have the needle or other parts and really didn't work. The lady wanted $2000 and Rick offered $0, so no sale.
In the second episode, the first guy brought in a John Wilkes Booth wanted poster. The signed showed that Booth had $100,000 on his head for murdering Abraham Lincoln. The guy wanted $33,000 for the poster. Time for an expert, Dana who has to drive from Southern California. Dana brought in a real poster of the Wilke's wanted poster. Dana thought it was an early reproduction, maybe from the late 1800's. There was no deal. Rick then tried to buy the real poster and Dana said that Rick could have it for $180,000 and then $160,000. Rick offered $125,000. Dana went down to $150,000 but no deal.
Rick and the Old Man went a man's house to Vintage Penny Scale, which was an old arcade game and you can still see some in operation at old restaurants and other stores. The guy wanted $1200 and then $1000. Rick offered $650 and then $775 and that was the selling price.
The next guy brought in a G-suit and helmet from the air force. They were used in jet fighters, possibly from the Gulf War. Time for another expert- Matt, who used to be a student at Top Gun and a Blue Angel pilot. The guy wanted $2000 and Rick offered $500 and then $800 and finally $1000 and that was the deal.
The next guy brought in a Chicago Police officer badge from the 1930's. The guy wanted $300 but time for another expert, Mark and said it is both real and not real. It was not for the Chicago PD but instead it was a private security guard's badge. The guy wanted $300 and Rick offered $150 and that was the deal.
Supposedly, there is another episode on Wednesday and if it is a new one, you will find a new post. Thanks for stopping by.
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