CNBC Prime Treasure Detectives

Truth Hunting: Don't Buy a Lie

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Real or Fake? The Team Deliberates Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 2:29 PM ET
Real or Fake? The Team Deliberates

Curtis Dowling and his team of investigators try to determine whether this Honus Wagner T-206 baseball card is real or fake.

How to Spot a Fake: Paintings Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

Forged versions of famous paintings can make it past the experts. Curtis Dowling shows how to avoid getting fooled.

Treasure Detectives: The Tiffany Lamp Mystery Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 1:03 PM ET
The Lamp Socket Mystery

There is something suspicious about the sockets on this lamp. So, is the lamp a fake or a rare masterpiece?

Hidden riches: 10 sought-after treasures Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 9:53 AM ET

Fortunes await out there. Read the fascinating stories of treasures lost and found around the world.

Valuable 'barn finds' Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 4:53 PM ET

If you ever have to clean out a relative's house, check the attic or barn! One of the following discoveries turned out to be worth $70 million.

A Lichtenstein Lie? Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 11:07 AM ET
A Lichtenstein Lie

The team meets with a long time art collector who believes he has a valuable Roy Lichtenstein print.

The Art Expert Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 4:20 PM ET
The Art Expert

Curtis and Andy ask art expert Reyne Haines to help determine whether the Lichtenstein print is a real or a fake.

Extra Scene: Lalique NYC Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 3:43 PM ET
Extra Scene: Lalique NYC

Catherine takes a rare glass automobile hood ornament to Lalique in Manhattan. Can they help her determine if its real or a fake?

CNBC: Mixing Business With Treasure Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 5:37 PM ET
CNBC Prime's Treasure Detectives host, Curtis Dowling

Curtis Dowling discusses the mission of his new CNBC Prime reality series.

Meet the Team

  • Curtis Dowling Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 3:51 PM ET

    Curtis has over 20 years' experience in fine arts and antiques and he hates fakes! He is on a mission to help people discover the truth and put the fakers and forgers out of business.

  • Catherine Knebel Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 3:47 PM ET

    Catherine Knebel is Curtis Dowling's research assistant and a treasure detective with an auctioneer's background.

  • Andy Smith Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 3:41 PM ET

    Andy is the treasure detective with people skills. People like Andy and he can get them to talk and give him valuable information.

  • Matthew Brandon Hutchens Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 9:38 AM ET

    "Hutch," a.k.a. Matthew Brandon Hutchens, started collecting as soon as he could walk. His special areas of expertise are high-end military memorabilia, swords, fine art, and jewelry.

About Treasure Detectives

"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?

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