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: Special guest star Mel Smith talks about a unique collectible-miniature art.  She’s our friend from Nags Head, VA and knows all about these unique very small pieces-which often bring very big prices.  We also have lined up the 4th and 5th grades from the Hope Elementary School who want to know if a work in their schoolroom is worth anything.  We’ll give them some tips to find out and let you listen in on the conversation.

Stumper

Q:  What decade did the US postage stamp become adhesive?  (On purpose, not by accident.)

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Q:  Who was the only fictional character in Time Magazines list of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century?

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There are Places I Remember:

Barre, Vermont

No, we haven’t been there but we’ve been close.  Vermont is the granite state and Barre is the capitol of granite.  The Hope Cemetery in Barre has examples of all kinds of granite-from a queen size bed to a huge soccer ball.  It’s probably the most unusual cemetery in the US.

 

Saying of the Week

Only dead fish swim with the stream.

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Word of the Day

Pinback

A little metal disc with an image or saying on the front, usually of political nature.

 


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