Value This - The weekly Radio Appraisal show with Brian Kathenes and Leon Castner

Brian and Leon, will blow your mind with their witty and thorough knowledge of everything that you can put a price tag on. Listen every week on your local public radio station.

Synopsis:    On this episode of Value This: Brian and Leon help listeners around the country find the value of their antiques and collectibles.  To be a part of the program, call 1-877-41-VALUE.


Q:  Which is older:  the telegraph, the sewing machine, or the pump organ?

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Q:  What do we call glass that has been cold painted (not fired) and preceded the more collectible carnival glass?  It too was given out as premiums-just like the carnival glass.

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Those Were the Days


Charles Schultz introduced a new comic character to the world…Charlie Brown.  He was  4 years old, not quite a blockhead.  Sean Connery, you remember him, placed 3rd in a Mr. Universe contest and this was before he became James Bond.  A Christmas lab kit by Gilbert, the #428 Atomic Energy Kit, contained uranium, polonium, a Geiger counter, and a cloud chamber.  It’s a wonder we’re all still here.  One of the top songs was Mona Lisa by Nat King Cole.



Saying of the Week

 When you set when you are old shows where you stood in youth.

Yoruba Proverb


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