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Listings for "Treasure Detectives" on CNBC

Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 1:07 PM ET

(Tuesdays at 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. ET)

All programming subject to change

"Treasure Detectives" takes you deep inside the world of arts, antiques and collectibles. Curtis Dowling and his team of investigators verify the authenticity of collectibles, artwork and antiquities using innovative technology and street smarts. Is it a fake or is it worth a fortune?


04/02/2013: Treasure Detectives #5 - Mormon Books / Neil Armstrong's Cufflinks

A collection of the Mormon Church's newspaper "The Times and Seasons" from the 19th Century is studied along with a pair of cufflinks and a tie pin carried by Neil Armstrong to the moon. A visit to the Nixon Library, advanced technology testing, and good old fashioned sleuthing are all used by Curtis and his team in this episode which bridges the gap between science and religion.

04/09/2013: Treasure Detectives #6 - Queen Elizabeth Painting / Lincoln table


Curtis Dowling and his team of authenticators examine an Abraham and Mary Lincoln owned 19th century table as well as a rare 15th century Queen Elizabeth portrait. A visit to the Elizabethan Gardens in North Carolina proves necessary in the authentication of the Queen Elizabeth painting and details of Mary Lincoln's life after Honest Abe's death will shock viewers. Authentication is in the details of this investigation!

04/16/2013: Treasure Detectives #7 - Hockey mask prototype / 40 Foot Mural

A prototype of the first hockey mask worn in a professional hockey game and a colorful 40 foot mural purchased at a flea market which appeared at the 1939 New York World's Fair are the items to be examined in this episode. Catherine and Hutch make a reverse mold of the hockey mask, while Andy travels to the New York Public Library to find a link between the mural and the 1939 World's Fair. What will Curtis conclude from his team's research?

04/23/2013: Treasure Detectives #8 - de Kooning Painting / Han Dynasty Dagger

A struggling artist finds a possible de Kooning at a garage sale in New Jersey and enlists Curtis to determine its authenticity, while Hutch examines an ancient Chinese dagger from the Han Dynasty. The team strives to uncover the truth about the painting with a visit to an infra-red examiner, while the history behind the dagger is questioned at a metallurgy lab. What staggering conclusions will our tests reveal?


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