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Hello and welcome to For What It's Worth,
the show that combines quizzing with the best bit of
any show about antiques, which is...how much is it worth?
Three pairs of contestants are ready to play.
And in each team is a quizzer responsible for answering
general knowledge questions so that their partner, the picker,
can choose an antique item to add to their collection.
Now the aim of the game is to amass the most valuable collection.
So, here are today's lots for your consideration.
We have 16 different antiques and collectables,
and there they are.
an anatomical model,
a sugar caster,
a toy costume,
..a gazing globe,
and a wand.
All very different lots with very different values.
One is worthless, worth £10 or less.
And the rest increase in value up to our top lot,
which is worth a whopping £2,500.
That is the lot to spot because at the end of the show,
the winning pair will walk away with the cash equivalent
of one of these items.
So, first up today, we have Christian and Simone
who are a married couple from Essex. Welcome to you both.
So, Christian, you are the picker for your team.
Do you have any interesting collections?
I have a stamp collection, I'm a philatelist.
We collect some old things as well, but stamps is my hobby, yeah.
-Have you got ones that are worth a lot of money?
I've got a nice collection of British stamps,
but my favourite one has to be the £1 stamp from 1929,
which is a reasonable valuable.
-They all have a story to tell, don't they?
you are going to be trying to get all the questions right today.
How would you describe both your personalities?
I'm chaotic and slightly mad most of the time.
But Christian is Mr Traditional, Mr Tidy, Mr Organised.
So we're very, very different.
Now, next to you, we have Deep and John
who are great friends from Amersham, in Buckinghamshire.
-Lovely to have you both here, Deep and John.
Now, Deep is targeting the antiques today.
So, have you ever spotted a bargain?
Yeah. I...managed to pick up a teapot on my travels.
-On your travels, yes.
-Yeah, to India. Which was...
I actually thought it was a genuine little pot or something.
So I liked it, I thought I'd bring it back home.
And to my amazement, it was actually worth over £450.
-Did you keep it or did you sell it?
-No, I just gave it away.
-Gave it away!
Write that down, Deep's very generous. Good!
And, John, you are the questions member of the team,
-you are the quizzer.
Are you confident about Deep's ability to spot a winning lot?
I'm more confident on his ability to do well there
than perhaps I am on mine.
And last but not least, we have Paul and Julie,
who are brother and sister from Bridgend, in Wales.
-Welcome to the show.
Julie, you're the quizzer. So, you have similar interests, which are...
-Collecting. We have very different tastes.
I like pretty, blingy things.
And Paul is a bit more conservative and has a better eye than me.
-Which is why he's the picker?
-Welcome, all three of you.
Earlier, our teams inspected the lots,
but could they separate the treasure from the trash?
-Let's do this logically, OK?
-We start here.
Oh, my gosh! What is that?
Well, I don't want to take that home with me!
I know old models make lots of money.
What about this? Hideous, hideous...
You can imagine that in your downstairs toilet, actually.
I've got to be honest.
It's a fascinating piece, but I've got no idea what it does.
Do you think it would be something for jewellery because it's so small?
-I think that could be quite valuable.
-But I don't think it is.
And that is Britannia standard silver, if I'm not mistaken.
-But it's light. It's not a lot of silver, is it?
250, maybe 300.
-What about this bad boy?
-I like that bad boy.
Personally, I wouldn't give a house for him but...
No, another hideous object.
-This is just gorgeous, I love this.
"Palestine Through The Stereoscope."
Jerusalem. There are some beautiful, beautiful photographs here.
Handbag. I'm guessing it's silver.
This is interesting and I'm sure this is designed...
-But is it stamped? Can you see?
Ah, plate buckets. Those are worth serious money.
That's what you put plates in. You can take them down to the river.
What, to the...? Oh! Could you? That's ridiculous!
I think that's worth £200. Or could that be worth £2,000?
Could be worth 50, could be worth 500.
-That's a gazing globe.
-Oh, how beautiful. What does that mean?
Well, I think you literally pick it up and you look at the stars.
We don't need to look any more at that. It's Rolex!
So, I fancy that it's probably worth a lot of money.
-Is that from Hogwarts, is it?
-No! It's really pretty.
-Yeah, it is silver. I'm guessing it's ebony.
Captain Scarlet costume.
Anything boxed these days is worth money.
No, that can't be worth a lot of money.
-Oh! How heavy is that?
Yeah, that's bronze. Marked 1879.
It's fairly old. Mother of pearl inlay.
-They make these in Indonesia and Vietnam.
-This is Indian, I think.
-My granny has got one of these in India.
I mean, it looks like an ashtray.
They took a bit of a punt, "For the Ashes 1938."
-So I'd have to say Rolex stop.
-Right. The camera?
Sugar caster, the watch.
-And the plate buckets.
-And the place buckets.
The camera and the ram. And maybe the toy thing.
Worthless item is the tool.
This could be the duff.
Good effort, mate. Good effort.
Joining me is our resident antiques expert, Charlie Ross.
What do you make of these lots?
These are all interesting antiques and collectables,
-things that I'd love to see come up at one of my auctions.
How has the valuation been done for the lots?
All the values for each lot have been agreed by myself...
-And an independent valuer based on hammer price.
And that means the price that a bidder would pay
after the hammer falls,
not including any costs.
Thank you very much, Charlie.
Right, as well as those little treasures,
we have our mystery lot, which is hidden under the shroud of mystery.
Poised to be uncovered at the end of the show to tempt our winners.
Give us a clue about what mystery lots could be.
Well, I can't say too much other than the fact that
you can see it's on an easel.
-And I'm going to use one word.
Well, it could be worth a lot or not a lot at all.
We'll be unveiling it later. But for now, it is time for Round 1.
I'm going to ask ten general knowledge questions, quizzers.
If you buzz in with a correct answer,
your picker gets to add a lot to your collection.
But beware, buzz in incorrectly
and you'll be frozen out of the next question.
Quizzers, remember, your picker is relying on you
to give them the chance to grab the best stuff first.
OK, fingers on buzzers, question number one.
Which glove puppet bear is best friends with Sweep and Soo?
-It is Sooty, congratulations.
Paul, what would you like to nick from the grid there?
Can we take the watch, please?
You certainly can have the watch.
Good, you're off the mark, well done. Question two.
How many sides does a 50p piece have? John.
-It is seven, correct.
Deep, what would you like?
Can we have the camera, please?
The camera, you certainly can. It's on its way.
Which act won the Eurovision Song Contest
for the United Kingdom in 1997?
Everyone's looking blank.
I shall give you the answer, it was Katrina And The Waves.
Which archipelago famed for its wildlife lies 1,000...?
The Galapagos Islands.
I was going to continue. ..famed for its wildlife,
lies 1,000km off the coast of Ecuador in the Pacific Ocean?
It is the Galapagos Islands, well done.
Deep, I'd like you to choose another item.
-Can I have the kangaroo, please?
-You can have the kangaroo.
He's jumping over to you now.
Question number five.
Who does Tom Hanks play in the film Saving Mr Banks?
You are now frozen out of the next question. Question six.
NASA's Curiosity rover was sent to investigate which planet?
-It was Mars!
So happy! Right.
-Christian, what do you want?
-The vase, please.
The vase. The vase is yours.
Good. John and Deep, you are back in the game. Question seven.
Actress Tatum O'Neal was married to which volatile tennis champion?
-It was John McEnroe.
Paul? Your choice.
The sugar caster, please.
The sugar caster. It's yours.
Question number eight.
Which British businessman is the self-proclaimed inventor
of the world's first bag-less vacuum cleaner?
-It is James Dyson, well done.
Deep, what would you like to have?
Let's go for the ram.
The ram, it's yours.
Charles Dickens was featured on a Bank of England note
of which denomination?
Oh! It's the £10 note.
And you've just frozen yourself out of the last question. Right.
This is going to be between John and Simone. Question ten.
Who was the US president during the Cuban Missile Crisis?
It was John F Kennedy.
Deep, your last chance to pick something in this round.
-Could I have the globe?
-Yes, the gazing globe. Good.
Let's take a look at how our team's collections are looking
at the end of that round.
And, Christian and Simone, you have the vase.
Deep and John, you have amassed the camera, kangaroo,
ram and finally, the globe.
And the watch and sugar caster are sitting comfortably
in Paul and Julia's collection.
So, our teams have started to build their collections,
but before they have the chance to add to them,
Charlie is going to give each of you a fact about a lot of your choice.
Now, these snippets of information should give you vital clues
about what it's worth, so choose wisely.
It could be one of yours, it could be one of theirs,
or it could be something still up for grabs on the grid.
Christian, let's start with you.
Which lot would you like to hear more about?
I know we haven't got the watch, but I was interested in the watch.
The watch. And that is in Julie and Paul's collection.
Charlie, what can you tell us?
In London, 1905, a chap called Alfred Davis
and his brother-in-law, Hans Wilsdorf,
founded build Wilsdorf & Davis.
The company that would eventually become Rolex.
In 1919, the company moved to Switzerland.
This one dates to around 1930.
It works, but it's lacking its strap.
Deep, this is your chance. What would you like to know about?
I'd like to know about the vase.
-The vase, which is actually Simone and Christian's.
Charlie, what can you tell us about the vase?
A Poole Pottery Atlantis vase.
By Guy Sydenham and Susan Dipple.
Tapering form with a flared rim.
Designed between 1965 and 1966, every piece was unique
and, like this one, would generally feature strong textures
with geometric patterns that make as much use of the colour of the clay
as the colour of any glaze applied.
They're growing in popularity
as the surge of mid-century modern designs takes hold.
But does it command top price at auction?
Now, Julie and Paul.
Paul, what would you like to know about?
Could we have some more information on the sketch, please?
Well, Charlie, the sketch is still on the grid.
What can you tell us about that?
An original ink sketch by Mervyn Peake.
His work constitutes some most celebrated illustrations
of all time.
He was also a novelist,
famed for his Gormenghast series which was published in 1950,
the same year as this sketch.
But could this chap have been the inspiration
for the cast of peasants in Gormenghast?
Right, now that you're all perhaps a bit more clued up on today's lots,
let's give you the chance to add more of them to your collections.
Now, bear in mind that at the end of this round,
the team with the least valuable collection will be eliminated.
Three more lots are now available to each pair. And this time,
it's the pickers - you target a lot.
And, quizzers, then you try and secure it
by answering the question correctly.
But in this round, the lots come with their own question categories.
And here are the categories...
Now, for instance, if you wanted the figurine there
and you chose that,
your quizzer would be offered
a question on either golf,
going up, or physical geography.
So, think carefully about what you want
and what you think your quizzer is capable of answering.
-You are the picker, what lot do you want?
Which means you have to answer questions, Simone,
on either Roald Dahl or golf.
I think it was going to have to be...
Oh, Roald Dahl, please.
-Roald Dahl, OK.
-Here's your question.
In Charlie And The Chocolate Factory,
who is the first child to find a golden ticket?
-Veruca, Veronica Veruca.
-It is Augustus Gloop.
Oh, the bag stays on the grid,
but you will get another chance in a moment.
John and Deep. Deep, I'd like you to pick an item from the grid.
The toy costume.
Which means, John, you have to choose between a question
of Physical Geography or British Sitcoms.
-Physical Geography, please.
Here comes your question.
What imaginary lines used to form coordinates
run horizontally around the Earth.
-They are longitude.
-They are latitudes!
You said it with such confidence I almost believed you.
-But it is latitude.
-I almost convinced myself.
OK, the toy costume stays on the board.
Will Julie and Paul be victorious in this round? Let's see.
Paul, what would you like to go for?
-Can we go for the plate buckets, please?
-The plate buckets.
Now then, you must answer a question, Julie,
between the categories British Sitcoms or Greek Mythology.
Well, given I know nothing about Greek mythology,
it's going to have to be British Sitcoms.
OK, here's your question.
Cafe Rene is the central location of which popular British sitcom?
-It is! And the plate buckets are yours.
There they go, into your collection. Well done.
Christian, what would you like to take from the grid?
Let's try the sketch.
The sketch, which is still offering you, Simone,
either Golf or the Human Body.
Let's see what we know about the human body, please.
All right, here we go.
Fingernails are made of which protein?
OK, the sketch stays on the board.
-Deep, what would you like?
-Let's go for the toy again, please.
-The toy costume.
-I thought you would!
Let's go again for either
Physical Geography or British Sitcoms.
-Let's go British Sitcoms, please.
Your question is...
Which actor played Prince Ludwig the Indestructible
Was it...Rik Mayall?
It's actually Hugh Laurie.
OK, Julie, Paul. You could have a clean sweep here.
Paul, what would you like to pick?
Can we go for...the sketch?
The sketch. Human Body or Golf, Julie. What would you like?
-Can I have the Human Body, please?
Human Body, here is your question.
What is the name of the protein that transports oxygen in our blood?
-It is haemoglobin!
The sketch is yours.
And there it is, added to your collection. Well done.
OK, teams, your collections are growing.
Now remember, at the end of this round,
the pair with the least valuable collection will be leaving us.
So, have you missed out on that one item that you want above all else?
Because if so, here is your chance to secure it.
There is one last lot available to each team. And this time,
you can either go for what's left on the grid or you can steal
an antique that's in a rival team's collection.
But, pickers, beware.
If you choose to steal from another team,
their quizzer will get to decide your quizzer's category.
Just one rule here -
you can't steal from a team who has just one lot in their collection.
-That was our plan.
-Whoa! Simone and Christian, you're safe.
-It was our plan all along!
Christian, do you want to target a lot from the grid or have you
got your eye on something in another collection?
I like that Rolex.
Now, that is in Julie and Paul's collection.
So, Julie, you get a chance to pick a category -
any of these categories now that are up there -
to give to Simone to answer.
-Greek Mythology. Simone?
What was the name of the Gorgon beheaded by Perseus?
It was, um...
It wasn't Gregory, which is a shame.
It was Medusa.
Very well defended, Julie and Paul. Excellent.
John and Deep, would you like to go for something on the grid
or would you like to steal from an opponent?
We'll go for the watch.
You're going for the watch?
Your chance to defend that watch again. Give John a category.
-Human Body, John. Here's your question.
Which joint contains the femur and tibial plateau?
-It is the knee.
-It is the knee!
The watch is yours. Well done.
Oh, Julie and Paul. Does that sting a bit to see that go?
-Just a bit.
Paul, would you like to have something from the grid
or to steal from John and Deep?
Can we...try and steal the ram?
-The ram? OK.
And, John, what question would you like to give Julie from the grid?
Well, it's going to have to be Greek Mythology,
due to the fact that she said that she knew nothing about it earlier.
-And I quite like that ram.
All right, Julie. Here's your Greek Mythology question.
A Chimera is a mythical creature made of parts of a snake,
a goat and what other animal?
Well done, you successfully defended there, John.
So you keep your ram.
And at the end of that round,
Christian and Simone still have their vase.
Deep and John, having stolen from Paul and Julie,
you now have the camera, kangaroo, ram, globe and the watch.
And finally, Paul and Julie, you have the sugar caster,
the plate bucket and the sketch.
We have calculated the combined value of your items
and the team with the least valuable collection will be eliminated,
taking their lots out of the game with them.
Charlie has been keeping tabs.
So, Charlie, who is leaving us first?
The pair leaving us first is...
..Christian and Simone.
SHE LAUGHS Oh, never mind,
you played very well and you've been most amusing.
And thank you very much for that.
So, before you leave though,
we can ask Charlie a little bit more information on that.
I'm sure all of you will have seen more modern items
of Poole in vibrant colours - in yellows and reds.
Strangely, although to me that is a more attractive piece of Poole,
this is more valuable, because of course,
it comes from that '65, '66 era.
But there's an awful lot of Poole out there
worth £50, £60 or even less.
So actually, you did pretty well to choose this vase at £250.
-It's just a shame it didn't go with anything else, really.
-What a shame.
-Oh, Christian and Simone,
it is time to bring the hammer down on your collection, I'm afraid.
-But thank you very much for playing For What It's Worth.
-It's been fun.
Oh, I just didn't get the right questions! Um...
-She was answering all the other questions.
-Other questions, yes.
I knew that one. And the vase! What was that all about?
-I have no idea where the vase came from.
The unclaimed lots in the grid are now also leaving the game.
Let's quickly find out from Charlie what they were worth
and whether the top lot is still in the game.
Quite interesting because you would expect it to have a hallmark.
Especially along the top bracket.
There is no hallmark there.
The reason for that being is that the top is actually silver-plated.
But the mesh is silver.
I would say that this handbag is probably
worth its value in silver.
It is worth £25.
-What's next? The tool.
Um, it's the tenner auger for cart wheels.
So of course, if you haven't got one of these,
you can't get your spokes into your wheel, Fern.
It's a wonderful part of history...
and I think you did pretty well to leave it behind, it's worth £45.
OK, it's gone. So what's coming next? The table.
The table's interesting, isn't it?
Because I think a lot of people thought, "Ah, this is Indian."
We're probably thinking it's Syrian. It's got angular lines.
I think if it was Indian, it would have more rounded lines to it.
Now, it is damaged.
It could be restored and it's not without value.
-Probably more than you thought.
The anatomical model.
-No home should be without one!
Um, torso by Adam,Rouilly.
I mean, it's a great name. And if you looked a bit carefully,
the quality is superb and it is absolutely accurate.
-Do the bits come out as well?
-Oh, the bits do come out.
Yes, you can remove a lung or a liver, a heart.
So you can perform a transplant on it, Fern.
Well, value. Limited but...
it's still quite a valuable item. £600!
-The toy costume Captain Scarlet.
It's the Captain Scarlet play suit. Quite interesting
because it's in its original box.
So it's not as sought-after
as something like Thunderbirds would be,
but TV and film memorabilia is really pretty popular.
-And somebody would pay £750 to get their hands on this.
-So look out for that at a car boot.
-Now, we see the wand.
-I like the wand.
Yes, it's a fun thing, isn't it? It's an interesting thing.
It's hallmarked silver mounted and it was...
You know, David Devant was the magician.
He really was the bee's knees.
He did three Royal Command Performances.
So, I mean, this is so important in the Magic Circle world.
And I think if you were a member of the Magic Circle...
and you saw this coming on the market, you'd want it.
You'd really want it. And you'd want to pay £1,000 for it.
-The wand has gone.
Now here we are, the figurine.
The thing about a Doulton figurine, you can date a Doulton figurine.
If you look at the bottom of it,
it has an HN number after Harry Nixon, who was a designer.
So if you get HN1, worth a lot of money.
-Are you having a look?
-Has it got an HN number?
Yes, I think I need your glasses to see that.
It's quite an early number. But they did so many of them.
Let's pop her there for a moment.
-There's something bad about this, I feel.
I mean, it's quite well modelled, isn't it? But it's old-fashioned.
And we're saying under a tenner,
which of course means...
-So, well done.
You avoided the worthless lot, it is out of the game.
Which means that the top lot
is now in someone's collection.
So, just two pairs of contestants left.
Before we go any further,
Charlie is going to give you another fact about a lot of your choice.
Picker Deep, what lot do you need to know more about?
Can we go for the camera?
Charles, the camera, which is in Deep and John's own collection.
This is a Thornton-Pickard Ruby stereo camera.
And quite a bit of kit it is.
This clever camera was made somewhere between 1899 and 1905
and gives the user the option to take normal photos
or, if you use the twin lens plate,
the chance to create 3-D photographic images.
The resultant photo must be viewed through a stereoscope.
And Victorians just couldn't get enough of it.
Oh! Well done, John and Deep. You've had your choice. Now Julie and Paul.
Paul, what would you like to hear more about?
Can we hear more about the gazing globe?
-The gazing globe, Charlie.
Which I think everybody wants to know about. What is it?
Well, since the 13th century,
gazing globes have been a very important part of gardens.
It was believed that they held magical, mystical powers
that could ward off disease, evil spirits...
-or bad luck in quiz shows.
In the 19th century, they became known as butler's balls
because clever servants would use them as a mirror.
This one is Victorian.
So, those are all the facts available to you,
so it's now time for our final round. And at the end of this one,
we will have our winners.
I'm going to give the quizzers a category
and then they have to take turns to say answers in that category.
For example, if I was to say Famous People Named David...
John, you might say David Beckham.
And then, Julie, you might say David Walliams. And so on.
OK? If you fail to give an answer,
if you repeat an answer or give a wrong answer, you lose that category
and the opponents' picker will be able to steal
a lot from your collection.
Remember, it is the total value of your collections
that matter at the end of this round.
One high-priced lot could be more valuable
than your opponents' entire collection.
There are three categories,
and the pair with the most valuable collection at this point go first.
So, Charlie, who is that?
The team with the most valuable collection is...
-..Deep and John.
-Oh! Well done.
OK, that means that, John,
you will start us off. And the first category is...
OK, John. You ready? You go first, please.
Give me an answer.
That is not correct.
Phillip was in The Broom Cupboard with the Gopher,
but he was never in Blue Peter.
Now, you could have had Anthea Turner,
Caron Keating, Diane-Louise Jordan.
Right, Paul, this is your chance to steal.
What would you like from Deep and John's collection?
-Can we have the watch, please?
-I think you can have the watch.
It's leaving them and it's coming straight to you.
And now, Julie, this is your turn to start, and the category is...
British Poet Laureates are famous
and successful British poets who have been specifically
appointed by the government to compose poems for special occasions.
-Julie, you ready to start?
-I think so.
-Good. Give me an answer.
Pepys was never Poet Laureate.
So, you could have had Alfred Lord Tennyson,
Andrew Motion, Carol Ann Duffy.
You have a chance to steal something from Paul and Julie's collection.
-What would you like?
-The watch back.
The watch is now going back to whence it came.
And there it is. Final category,
John will be answering, and here it is.
-Are you Harry Potter fans?
-No, says Julie. John?
According to the Harry Potter lexicon,
who list only named human characters from the book series by JK Rowling,
we will not accept Godric, Gryffindor himself
or James Sirius Potter.
Here we go. John, give me an answer.
Hagar the Horrible.
Astonishingly, that's not correct.
Oh, Julie! It's one of those categories, isn't it?
That you know it if you know it,
and if you don't, that's the end of that.
So, the watch is not coming back to you. But, Deep,
you can steal something else now from Paul and Julie.
We'll go for the sugar caster.
The sugar caster, it's on its way.
That's it, your collections are now fixed
and will determine which team is victorious.
Now for one final look at our remaining teams' collections,
Deep and John, after a little back and forth, you now have the camera,
the kangaroo, the ram, the globe, the watch and the sugar caster.
Whilst, Paul and Julie, you have the plate bucket and the sketch.
So it's time to find out who are today's winners.
Charlie, who's got the most valuable collection?
I can reveal that the winners of today's show are...
Deep and John.
Oh! Well done.
Oh, Julie and Paul, commiserations to you.
You had your collection nicked from you, that's the problem.
But you didn't create a valuable enough collection.
Before we say goodbye, though, let's find out what items
are also leaving the game.
So, can you break them down?
-What's worth what?
This was done in 1950.
And the important thing about this, of course,
is that it is an original and not a print.
If it was a print, probably would be worth a tenner.
But it's an original - it's £450 worth.
What are plate buckets?
Well, they are exactly what they say they are, what's on the label.
If you were in a stately home and you worked in the kitchens,
they were usually quite a long way from the dining room.
So to get your plates up to the dining room and afterwards
to get them down again, you put them in your plate bucket.
And of course, that's why it's got the groove in the side of it
so that you could get the plates out. Because otherwise,
you'd have stuck them on top of one another, you couldn't
get your fingers in, you couldn't get the plates out, could you?
-So they were a brilliant invention.
The brass work is original, it's chunky, it's quality.
The handles are original.
Everything about them is quite wonderful
and I think they're fabulous.
They're George III. And congratulations for choosing
£2,500 worth of pure heaven, in my opinion.
Well, well done, Paul. Your eye was in.
Have you seen these before and knew roughly what price they were?
I knew they were...valuable.
I'm a bit shocked at how valuable they are, but I knew they were good.
Runners up you may be, but with a collection of £2,950.
-That's a whopping sum!
-That's a very good sum.
You did brilliantly, actually, to get that top lot.
And thank you for playing For What It's Worth.
I think we had a good collection.
If they hadn't been pinched,
I think we would have done pretty well.
-We did OK.
-We did OK.
-Oh, yeah. Getting the buckets, I'm glad it's top lot.
Well done, Deep and John.
You have built the most valuable collection
and you are today's winners.
And now all that remains is for you to claim your prize.
All you have to do is pick a lot from your collection
and we will give you its value in cash.
So, you know the bottom lot has gone,
you know the top lot has gone.
However, there are some very valuable items in your collection.
All you have to do is pick a good one.
He wants the watch and I want the camera.
I quite like the ram as well, I must say.
I think that's a very nice piece.
I do like the kangaroo as well. I mean, it's...
it's got sentimental value. It's got cricket in there somewhere.
Two people, four opinions.
Right, I'm going to have to press you.
-You have to come to a decision.
-Let's go for the...
Let's go for the camera.
So, you've chosen the camera.
But before we tell you what it's worth, Charlie,
please can you tell us the value of the lots they have rejected?
Fern, I certainly can.
The gazing globe.
What I call a witch's ball.
There's a lot of mystique about these and you'll see them
in antique shops because it's supposed to be bad luck
to sell them.
It's certainly bad luck to break them.
It's a great object.
But it's not wildly valuable, £150 will do it.
And now, what about the ram? You liked it, didn't you?
You really thought, "Shall we, shan't we?"
It is bronze, you're quite right.
1879, Wilhelm Wolff, which gives you a bit of a clue, doesn't it?
It's an animalier.
The thing about bronze is it's the quality of the casting.
This is a super quality casting, isn't it?
-And we've got a £400 price tag on that.
It's a super looking object.
And it's early. It's 1717.
There's a great thing about the silver, of course.
You can date it to the exact year.
And there's that wonderful crest of the three elephants.
And I think that is generic enough for it not to spoil it.
Had it had a more personal coat of arms
or had it had a personal engraving on it, wouldn't have helped.
But everybody likes elephants.
I was hugely impressed with this.
Because, frankly, cricket is my thing.
The great series of 1938, the Ashes series. Australia, England.
It was a great series, I won't dwell on it, but they won one each,
two were drawn and one match was abandoned
without a single ball being bowled
because it poured with rain for all five days.
Anyway, you really went for this.
And at £1,850, does that surprise you, Fern?
-But wonderful, how wonderful.
They only made 50 of them.
Yep, they made a limited edition of 50, so that's why
it's valuable, because it's so rare.
Now, the watch.
Rolex is, dare we use the expression,
the Rolls-Royce of watches. People...
It's a statement, isn't it?
We admitted it's a silver case and, of course,
were it an 18-carat gold case,
we would be looking at even more than the £700 we've put on it.
So, Deep and John.
Come and join me and your chosen lot and have a look at our mystery item.
Well, you may be confident that you have found
your pot of gold here with this camera,
but before we tell you its value,
we are going to tempt you with today's mystery lot.
So, Charlie, would you kindly reveal and tell us a little about it.
-An original World War I recruitment poster.
Showing a happy tommy.
And the tag line, "He's happy and satisfied.
Framed and in very good condition.
This poster was produced by the Parliamentary Recruiting Office
and was number 96.
So, the 96th different design that had been printed
during the recruitment process for World War I.
It was produced in 1915.
I'm telling you no more. That is enough...
-for you to do your evaluation.
What are you thinking, Deep?
You've got any coins on you?
Have you got that far already?
-I think it's time for a coin job, don't you think?
You know, this is... I still think this is a very nice piece.
Not necessarily because of the camera
but because of the novelty factor of the 3-D
and also because of the extensive collection
of images already included.
-But that's a one-off.
-So, I'm still thinking...
Well, it's a number 96th-off. Yeah, you're right. Um...
-You have got a coin.
Well, I suppose you're right.
Heads that one, tails this one, yeah?
-Sticking with the camera.
We're sticking with the camera, please.
Which means you have won its worth in cold hard cash.
Charlie, would you please tell us
what they have thrown away with this poster?
-I'm shaking like a leaf.
-Absolutely like a leaf.
All on a coin toss.
Have you done well?
Have you sunk?
The poster, the recruitment poster.
It is poignant, isn't it?
Posters can be very collectable.
And this one...
-Well done, mate! Your coin is so lucky!
-I was building that... Wow!
Right, now we need to find out what this is worth.
So, Charlie, what about the value of this gorgeous camera,
the lot they chose.
Quite a few people are still taking plate photographs
-with these cameras.
-Bother the digital! Yes!
-Come back to Rosco's era and take a proper camera!
I can reveal that this camera...
-is worth £1,200.
-Well done, well done.
-Thank you, Charlie. Wonderful.
Deep and John, you have won £1,200 in cash. Split it the way you wish.
You'll say you can take a bit more cos it was your choice, I think.
But that was brilliant. Charlie, what a great game, huh?
Wonderful game. Wonderful contestants. Super things.
Super things. Well, thank you for lending us your expertise.
And join us again next time
when more teams will be playing For What It's Worth.
We'll see you then, goodbye. And congratulations.
That was absolutely...
Feels fantastic. Absolutely amazing.
Absolutely brilliant, I can't believe it.
It's been wonderful anyway, but the fact that we managed to
win the...you know, the prize has been just the icing on the cake.