Is it a Collectible? Brimming on every page with lively authority and expertise, photographs and insider details, this is the indispensible introductory guide to twentieth-century collectibles from Antiques Roadshow , the PBS phenomenon that has turned America into a nation of treasure hunters. A guide to value and expertise, it tells you what to look for on those quirky modern objects that inspire passion, nostalgia, and a pure need to acquire here's how to evaluate ceramics like an expert. A ten-point grading system for wrist-watches. And the answer to the riddle: When is a used object valued more highly than the same object in mint condition? Throughout, there are tips from experts, charts, who's whos of designers and manufacturers, and guides to materials. Plus there is a 32-page full-color section featuring key examples from every category.Prisant, Carol is the author of 'Antiques Roadshow Collectibles The Complete Guide to Collecting 20th Century Toys, Glassware, Costume Jewelry, Memorabilia, Ceramics & More from the Most-Watched Series on Pbs' with ISBN 9780761128229 and ISBN 0761128220.