Antiques Roadshow: Grand Rapids, Michigan, Part 1

Antiques Roadshow: Grand Rapids, Michigan, Part 1

Saturday, September 21 at 9:00 p.m.

The Roadshow drives to the Gilmore Car Museum near Grand Rapids, Michigan, for a look at their collection of more than 1,500 hood ornaments or “mascots.”

Other program highlights include a letter from Grand Rapids native son Gerald Ford, written in 1967 to his former kindergarten teacher; a pair of earrings made from cufflinks given to the guest’s grandfather by Czar Nicholas II of Russia; and an 1881 painting by noted Hudson River School artist Jasper Cropsey, valued at $300,000

Photo: A guest (left) is thrilled to discover the market for this pastoral 1881 oil painting by noted Hudson River School artist Jasper Cropsey has exploded in the last three decades.