ANTIQUES ROADSHOW "San Diego" on WXXI-TV

Thu, 02/10/2011 - 9:00pm

Pictured: An original botanical illustration published in 1613 by artist Hortus Eystettensis is valued at $250,000 to $350,000.

Credit: Courtesy of Jeff Dunn for ANTIQUES ROADSHOW

Featuring a 400 year old publication of botanical illustrations.

Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Nicholas Lowry head to San Diego's Allen Airways Flying Museum to look at some of the earliest-known posters of mechanical flight. Highlights include: “Captain America” and “Fantastic Four” co-creator Jack Kirby’s personal collection of comics from the 1930s to the 1970s; a set of circa 1915 Cartier cuff links, buttons and studs; and an original Hortus Eystettensis, the groundbreaking collection of botanical illustrations published in 1613 and valued at $250,000 to $350,000. Antiques Roadshow airs Mondays at 8 p.m., Thursdays at 9 p.m. and Saturdays at 6 p.m. on WXXI-TV (DT21.1/cable 11/cable 1011).