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Hello and welcome to For What It's Worth, the show where a top cash
prize waits for the cleverest quizzers and sassiest shoppers.
Three pairs of contestants are ready to play.
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.
The aim of the game is to amass the most valuable collection.
So first up we have Frank and John, who are friends from
Tyne and Wear and Shropshire.
Welcome to the show, boys.
Frank, you are picking the antiques for your team.
-Militaria is your thing, isn't it?
-Yeah, it is, without a doubt.
Yeah, pinball machines, but only the very old ones,
-not the new ones.
-How many have you got?
I don't have a collection as such
cos they pass through my hands pretty quickly. I get bored. After I fix them, I sell them on.
-So you sell them on, make a little bit of cash?
-A little bit, yeah.
Very good. That's just what we're looking for in the picker, really.
Along with their friend, John.
John is today's quizzer who is answering the questions for the team.
And you are a keen quizzer, aren't you, John?
-In our heyday we did fairly well at quizzes.
-In your heyday?
-It was a long time ago, yeah.
-How long is a long time ago?
-It's probably 30 years.
Well, that's incredible, but obviously, Frank,
-you think that John is the man to get you the antiques.
-John, he's the boy.
-He knows the answers to lots of strange things.
-Going to be embarrassing!
Well, welcome, gentlemen. Lovely to have you here.
And team number two is Helen and Jonathan,
mother and son from Stonehaven in Scotland.
It's lovely to have you both here.
Helen, you are the team's picker so what sort of collectables
and antiques do you look out for?
Well, my heart really lies with jewellery,
-vintage and antique jewellery. I just love it.
But that's just years and years and years of learning it, you know?
-Getting your eye in.
-And you are the mum of five sons?
So you couldn't bring them all, so why did you bring Jonathan?
Because his general knowledge is very good.
Are you good at antiques as well, having grown up with all of them around you?
I'm aware of antiques in certain ones. I took it for granted,
I guess. Mum and Dad have always had... You had an antique fireplace shop
so I've always been around it.
Thank you for joining us. Right, and Jill and Pam, finally.
They are mother and daughter from Eastbourne and Essex and, Pam,
you are the team's picker.
Your interest in antiques is obviously very strong, particularly if we had...
-Oh. Why are you here?
-In boot sales, yes. I'm a "boot-saler".
So it's Jill's fault?
She's very good at picking up curios
and memorabilia at boot sales and then selling them for a profit.
She's good at that, is she? What's the best profit she's had, Jill?
I bought her a spinning wheel at a boot sale about eight years ago and I paid £6 for it
-and you sold that last month, didn't you, for 100?
So I thought that was quite a good profit for something I'd bought...
That's very good. Listen, girls, I'm so pleased to have you here.
Jill, you are the quizzer. Your general knowledge up to scratch?
-I'd like to think so.
Those are our three teams and you are ready to play
and it's fantastic to have them here, isn't it?
So here are today's lots for your consideration.
16 different antiques and collectables.
We have an inkwell, a fly whisk, a book, teddy bears,
share certificate, a garland, a tray, a bombe, a pistol,
spoons, a pitcher, a token, plates,
figures, a watch and a glass box.
All very different items
with very different values.
One is worthless, worth £10 or less.
But the rest increase in value, up to
our top lot which is worth
a whopping £2,500.
And that is the lot to spot cos
at the end of the show, the winning
pair will walk away with the cash equivalent of one of these items.
Now, earlier our teams inspected the lots,
but could they separate the fab from the drab?
-It's an Aladdin's cave, isn't it?
-This is not what I expected at all.
-Which direction do we go?
-Let's start this way.
-Two teddy bears.
They look well worn, don't they? Well loved.
That one's fairly old. 1920s.
Inkwells are very popular.
The worthless item, for me, is this little inkwell.
-Early Victorian, maybe Georgian.
-Nice base. Really pretty.
-What would you use this for?
-Putting your dog ends in.
-It's obviously silver. Impressed.
-Queen's crown on it.
It looks nice, but kiddie's book.
It hasn't been read very much, has it?
-Is that gold leaf...?
-Yes, gold leaf.
-Oh, that's heavy.
Yeah, that's from the First World War.
Normally they fetch about 80 quid.
I'll be quite honest. I've never seen one of these.
A fly whisk.
This is obviously a tray we call japanned.
Don't know where that's from.
-Is it heather?
-Do you think that's an ornamental wedding thing?
-It's got to be.
It has, hasn't it?
It's not made of anything special.
The problem is, though, it's bohemian sort of style, isn't it?
And bohemian at the moment is quite in.
There you go then, silver.
They don't seem to be silver, do they?
New glasses and I still can't see anything.
Details are quite nice on those.
Cos I know that these particular crossed sword
marks are copied in horrendous numbers.
I know French art glass is very collectable
but the very fact that it's got "France" on...
It's not finished particularly nicely but maybe that's the way it's supposed to be.
It's the kind of thing where you could see it on the market and think, "Aye".
-See, it says here, "Stella".
-Perhaps it's a duelling pistol.
-It's a rifle barrel.
-That is fabulous, isn't it?
-Not in wonderful nick.
Couple of hundred quid.
I don't suppose I'll get out of here with that on my wrist, though.
-That's fairly boring, isn't it?
-But do we know what it's about?
It's a share certificate, isn't it?
And the original seal's still on it.
I think we are fairly much in agreement.
That little picture...
-And perhaps the teddy bears.
Pistol, for sure, for me anyway. The plates, cos what kind of plates are they?
-Meissen. Go for those. And the book.
-And the book.
-The watch, definitely the watch.
-The plates. The glass box.
The glass box doo-dah.
-The worthless one, I think we'll go for the book.
-The book, yeah.
Well, joining me is our resident antiques expert, David Harper.
David, what do you make of these lots today?
My goodness me, what an interesting collection, Fern.
And I'm not talking about the objects, I'm talking about the teams!
My goodness me. Have we got hidden antiques experts amongst us, I wonder?
Lots of expedience here, teams. But a fantastic collection of objects.
I am in heaven.
Where do you pluck these valuations from?
-They're not out of thin air?
It's me and another independent antiques valuer,
we look at the objects and we agree on a figure.
This figure is something that we think that item
will sell for in auction. The hammer price.
-So this is the price before any auction charges are added.
Well, as well as these little treasures on the grid,
we have our mystery lot, hidden under the shroud of mystery,
poised to be uncovered at the end of the show to tempt our winners.
It could be worthwhile or it could be worthless,
we will be unveiling it later.
But for now, it's time for Round One.
So, I'm going to ask ten general knowledge questions.
Quizzers, if you buzz in with the correct answer,
your picker gets to add a lot to your collection.
But beware, buzz in incorrectly
and you will be frozen out of the next question.
Quizzers, your picker is relying on you to give them
the chance to grab the good stuff first.
So, fingers on buzzers, question number one.
What name was given to the first sheep cloned from an adult...?
Correct. Frank, you get first pick, what do you want?
Could I have the pitcher first, please?
-Yeah, we both like that.
The pitcher is on its way into your collection, and there it goes.
Question number two.
People from which religion wear a ceremonial sword or knife...?
BELL Yes, Jill?
-Incorrect, you're frozen out.
The full question was,
people from which religion wear a ceremonial sword or knife called
a kirpan as one of their five articles of faith? And it is Sikhism.
Question number three.
Who wrote the novels Of Mice And Men, and The Grapes Of...
-BELL Yes, John?
It is John Steinbeck. Well done.
The full question was, who wrote the novels Of Mice And Men
and The Grapes Of Wrath? Frank, you get to pick again.
-Can I have the plates, please? We like them as well.
There we go, they are in your collection.
Jill and Pam, you're now unfrozen. Question four.
In which Olympic sport would you use a shuttlecock?
BELL Yes, Jonathan?
-It is badminton, correct.
-Off the board!
-Helen, what would you like?
-I think we'll go for the pistol, please.
What type of food is halloumi?
BELL Yes, Jill?
-Cheese, it is. Pam, your choice.
-The watch, please.
-The watch, it's yours.
The Bering Sea separates Russia and which other country?
-BELL Yes, John?
It is the USA. Frank, your choice.
It's got to be the teddy bears, can't beat a good teddy bear.
The teddy bears are off into your collection.
Which BBC children's programme is named after a flag hoisted...?
BELL Yes, John?
-It is Blue Peter,
named after a flag hoisted when a ship is ready to set sail from port.
Frank, your choice again.
-The figures, yeah. OK. You're building a nice collection.
That's your fourth lot. Question eight.
Which actress has starred in the films Gravity and The Net?
BELL Yes, Jonathan?
-Is it Sandra Bullock?
-Sandra Bullock is correct. Helen.
-I think I'll go with the bombe.
You like a bit of silver too, don't you? Question number nine.
Olympus Mons is the highest mountain on which planet?
Incorrect, you're frozen out.
On which planet in our solar system?
The answer is Mars.
Here we go, final question, question ten.
Which stage musical is about two girls
who meet as sorcery students at Shiz University?
-Is it Wicked?
-It is Wicked, well done.
-It is Wicked!
Helen, you get the last pick of this round.
-I think I might just go for the glass box.
So, let's see where we stand.
John and Frank, you have the pitcher, teddy bears, figures and the plates.
Jonathan and Helen, you have the pistol, the glass box and the bombe.
And, Jill and Pam, you have the watch. Very good.
Our teams have started to build their collections.
But before they have the chance to add to them,
David is going to give each team a fact about a lot of your choice.
So these snippets of information should give you vital clues
about what it's worth. So choose wisely.
You can choose one of yours, one of the other teams',
or something still up for grabs on the grid.
So, Frank, let's start with you.
Which lot would you like to hear about?
David, tell me about the token, please.
The token, Frank, there it is on the screen.
These memorial tokens were issued after the First World War
to the next of kin of all British and Empire service personnel
who were killed as a result of the war.
It was decided that the design of the token was to be
picked from submissions made in a public competition.
And the competition was won by the sculptor and medallist
Edward Carter Preston.
This one, Frank, is a proof copy.
Only a few of them were made to be distributed amongst officials
to rubber-stamp the design
before they actually went into full production.
Hopefully, that will give you a lovely nugget of information.
What's it worth?
-Thank you, David.
Helen, what lot would you like to know more about?
-I'd like to know about our pistol, please.
David, the pistol.
This is an early flintlock holster pistol by R Rowland of London.
Robert Rowland was a noted maker of guns and pistols,
and most of his famous creations centred on producing a break action
with a reloadable steel cartridge known as a breech loader.
Now, this gun dates to the first quarter of the 1700s
when it was still fairly new. Does that help you?
-Thank you very much. Yes.
Good. Right, Pam, what would you like to know more about?
I'd rather like to know a little more about the plates.
The plates that John and Frank have in their collection.
They're made by the great German factory Meissen
and are cabinet plates,
each with a lattice border and a central painted cartouche.
Now, the rarity and expense of Meissen porcelain meant that
originally it could only be bought by the upper classes.
It even featured on the Queen's wedding list.
But production increased in the 19th and 20th centuries so,
is it still quite so rare and expensive?
-You did know that they were Meissen.
-Yes, the crossed swords did it.
Now that you are a bit wiser on a few of today's lots,
we're going to give you the chance to add more of them to your collections.
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.
This time, pickers, you target a lot and, quizzers,
you then try and secure it by answering a question correctly
but in this round, the lots come with their own question categories.
And here they are.
So, for example, if you were to target the tray,
there in the middle, I would ask your quizzer to choose
a question on the category of either Roald Dahl or Indian food. OK? Good.
Frank and John, you are up first so, Frank, what's your lot?
-The token. So plant life or UK number ones, John?
-Plant life, please.
-Plant life, OK, here we go.
What is the invasive species of plant Fallopia japonica better known as?
-Oh, Japanese knotweed!
I'm afraid I can't accept that, so sorry. The token stays on the board.
OK, Jonathan and Helen. Helen, what's your lot?
Um, I think I will go for the book.
US sports or Roald Dahl, Jonathan?
-US sports, please.
Which team did Michael Jordan lead
to six National Basketball Association Championships?
-No. Chicago Bulls.
-Ohh, I used to have a Chicago Bulls top as well.
You should have kept it.
-Pam, what would you like to pick?
-I'll go for the share certificate, please.
-The share certificate.
-Indian food or empires, Jill?
-Indian food, please.
What is the main vegetable ingredient in dishes described as aloo?
Pam, well done, you've got the share certificate,
it's going into your collection now. Frank, what would you like?
-I'd like to try for the book, please.
-US sports or Roald Dahl, John?
-US sports, please.
First played in 1903,
what is the name of the annual championship
of Major League baseball?
-The World Series.
-Yay, get in!
-The book is yours.
And that's going into your collection now.
I think we'll go for the token.
Hopefully John knows his UK number ones.
-Yes, UK number ones, please.
-Are you sure you don't want plant life?
-I'm pretty sure.
-OK. UK number ones, here we go.
In 2014, which singer became the first British solo female artist
to have had five UK number one singles?
Oh, it's got to be Adele.
The answer is actually Cheryl Cole.
Now known, of course, as Cheryl Fernandez-Versini.
So, the token stays on the grid. Pam, what would you like?
-Can I choose the token, please?
-You can choose the token. Here we go.
Jill, plant life or UK number ones?
-UK number ones.
What term for a blank expression was the title of a 2009
UK number one single by Lady Gaga?
-Yes. Pam, the token is yours.
We're halfway through Round Two. Let's see where we stand.
John and Frank, you have the pitcher, the plates, the teddy bears,
the figures and you added the book.
Jonathan and Helen, you have the pistol, glass box and the bombe.
Jill and Pam, you have the watch,
and you've added the token and the share certificate.
Well done, everybody. OK, teams, your collections are growing.
But now remember, at the end of this round,
the pair with the least valuable collection will be leaving us.
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 try to steal
an antique that is 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.
Right, Frank, do you want to target a lot from the grid
or have you got your eye on something in another collection?
I'll target something in a collection, please.
Just for fun, the watch.
So, Frank, you've targeted the watch from Jill and Pam's collection
which means that, Jill, you can now choose
any one of those categories to give John a question from.
So, make it a hard one.
John, here comes your question.
Aunts Sponge and Spiker appear in which Dahl children's novel?
Big Friendly Giant?
Incorrect, it's James And The Giant Peach.
-Well defended, Jill!
-I wouldn't have got that either.
Well defended, the watch stays with you.
Helen, would you like to steal or go for something on the grid?
I'd like to steal, please.
-Of course, what do you want?
The figures in John and Frank's collection.
Which means that, John, you now have to pick a category for Jonathan.
-Oh, my favourite!
Jonathan, your question on Indian food is this.
What grain is the primary ingredient of a biryani?
No, incorrect. Very simple.
-Do you eat biryani?
-Is it rice?
-Well defended, John.
The figures stay in your collection.
Pam, would you like something from the grid or would you like to steal?
-No, I'll go to the grid, please. The inkwell.
Jill, US sports or empires?
Now known as Istanbul, what was the name of the capital
of the Ottoman Empire up until the early 1920s?
Oh, I should know this one.
Cairo. No, no. I know it isn't.
Poor Pam, you know the answer.
-It is Constantinople.
Never mind, the inkwell stays on the grid. That is the end of Round Two.
Let's see where we stand now.
John and Frank, you have the pitcher, the plates, the teddy bears,
the figures and the book.
Jonathan and Helen, you have the pistol, the glass box and the bombe.
And, Jill and Pam,
you have the watch, the token and the share certificate.
OK, that's it for Round Two. And for one team, it is the end of the road.
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.
So David has been keeping tabs. David, who is leaving us first?
Fern, I can reveal that the first team to leave us today is...
You're not going to believe it. It's Frank and John.
No! FERN GASPS
-Never mind, bud. Can't win 'em all.
Isn't that extraordinary?
The bigger collection doesn't mean the bigger value.
-John and Frank, you had five lots.
-Can I have the teddy bear anyway?
Well, I'd have loved those teddy bears, doesn't matter.
So, before you leave,
let's find out about the lots that are leaving with you.
And find out their value. David, what do you make of them?
OK, I'll tell you what, guys, let's start with the teddy bears.
What we have is we've got a pair,
and you don't want to part them, they're such lovely things.
One is by an unknown maker but it's dating to the '30s or '40s.
But the big one is by a big name. Give me the name.
Steiff formed in 1880.
They first started out, actually, by making little toy elephants
as pincushions for adults.
But they discovered soon after that, actually,
children were playing with the little ellies
so they went into producing toys.
Of course, they did make big numbers and condition is everything
and they've been well loved and well worn.
Worth £150 for the pair.
So, then, we move on to the figures.
This is a lovely bronze,
it's Mother And Child by Etienne Alexandre Stella.
And it's signed on the base as well, Stella.
So it's late 19th century, very good-looking, nicely chosen,
worth, chaps, £220.
Now, guys, we move on to the pitcher.
It's a nice early one, it's George II, it's hallmarked for 1734,
made by a chap called Thomas Shermer who first started out in 1717.
It's a really good thing, well chosen. £300.
So, now, chaps, we're going to move on to the Meissen plates.
They're cabinet plates, they're made to go behind glass.
Purely for display, a sign of wealth.
The cartouche in the middle is not a transfer print,
these are hand-painted pieces by Meissen.
But, you know what, the market is not as buoyant
for these traditional pieces as it once was so a pair,
Now we move on to the book.
Of course, Charles Dickens,
one of the nation's greatest novelists and most revered.
But this one is an American version and it was printed in 1887.
But this is not a mass-produced thing.
This is an illustrated limited edition, one of only 500...
You can buy a Charles Dickens book for £5 or £10, mass-produced.
This one, chaps, £600.
-But what a collection, five objects, so well played.
You didn't get the bottom one, but you didn't get the top one.
But a mass of £1,770.
So very well done.
So, John and Frank,
it is time to bring the hammer down on your collection.
But thank you so much for playing For What It's Worth.
-Thanks for having us.
The one thing I would like to have picked would have been
I played it cagey and left it till late, but I've got a feeling
that that might be one of the really good things to have picked.
And now the unclaimed lots in the group are also leaving the game,
so let's quickly find out from David what they were worth
-and if the top lot is still in the game. David.
-I know, how exciting!
This is an African fly whisk, it's an Ashanti fly whisk,
late 19th, early 20th century.
Originally it was designed to swat away the flies.
-Not needed here, it's worth 25 quid.
Next, now worryingly, Jonathan said that this might well be trendy.
I think you're heading in the right direction, Jonathan,
it's in its original box, it's very vintage,
you can see someone wearing that at a vintage ball.
It's never going to be worth much
because it was never expensive in its day, it's just been bought
and put in a box, it does have its original box.
Dating to the '30s, it's worth 50 quid.
-OK, the black tray. Helen, you referred to it as being...
Well done, yes. It is, it's sort of that aesthetic feel, isn't it?
Later into the 19th century, 1880.
Does anybody know what it's made from?
Is it moulded leather or something like that?
No, it looks a bit like leather, it's actually papier mache.
This is a mass-produced tray, it has a market but no great value.
-Well done for leaving it alone, £60.
OK, now we move on to the spoons. They are actually silver.
They've got a real Russian feel to them but amazingly,
they were actually made by a Norwegian designer called David Andersen.
They are good-looking things, therefore,
well done for leaving them alone, £100.
And finally, I think there was only one person
-that was excited about this and I think this was you, Pam.
-It was, wasn't it?
-Yeah. What was it about it?
I do like dip things, you know, dip pens.
Yes, well, you're the only one.
This is a late 19th-century travelling inkwell.
They were made in huge numbers.
However, the unusually-shaped things, say in a cricket ball shape,
would be worth quite a lot of money.
But, teams, well done for not bagging it.
That is today's worthless item.
-Oh, I still like it!
As you've seen and much to your relief,
the bottom lot is now out of the game.
But more importantly, the top lot is still in the game. But where is it?
So, just two pairs of contestants left and before we go any further,
David is going to give you another fact about a lot of your choice.
So, Helen, what lot would you like to know more about?
I think I'd like to know about the share certificate, please.
-David, the share certificate.
-Right, well, there we have it.
The Derby Canal was first advocated by James Brindley in 1771
as the transport system in the town was poor.
To raise funds for the project,
investors were sought, each received a share certificate detailing
their investment and the plans for the canal and subsequent railway.
These share certificates were some of the earliest known
-examples of its type.
Pam, your choice now, what would you like to know more about?
I'd like to look at Helen and Jonathan's glass box.
So, David, the glass box.
OK, this is a glass box
by the French designer Gabriel Argy-Rousseau.
It's called Fruits Group and was made around 1924.
It's signed on the base.
He's considered the only glass-maker to have used glass paste
in his designs.
Now, he fell out of favour and died forgotten.
But recently, his work has been rediscovered and celebrated.
-Pam, that's an interesting one, isn't it?
-Does it give you any information at all?
-I do try, honestly!
-You were very good.
-You're not trying hard enough.
No. What we really need to know is, how much is it worth,
but you're not going to tell us.
OK, so those are all the facts available to you
and it is now time for our final round.
I'm going to give the quizzers a category.
They then take turns to say answers in that category.
For example, if I say, name me some biscuits, Jonathan,
you might say digestive.
And then, Jill, you might say Garibaldi,
and Jonathan might say custard cream, and so on and so on.
But if you fail to give an answer,
if you repeat an answer or give a wrong answer, you lose that category.
And the opponent's picker will be able to steal
a lot from your collection.
Remember, it's the total value of your collections that matter
at the end of this round.
One high-priced lot could be more valuable
than your opponent's entire collection.
There are three categories
and the pair with the most valuable collection at this point go first.
So, David, who is that?
I can reveal that the team
who currently has the most valuable collection is...
..Helen and Jonathan.
You'll start us off and the first category is...
Jonathan, can I have an answer?
You could have had France, Turkey, India, Brazil, Nigeria...
Jill, I'm so sorry.
But, Helen, what would you like to steal from Jill and Pam's collection?
-I would love to steal the token, please.
-The token is on its way.
Jill, your turn to start us off. And the category question is...
Jill. May I have an answer?
I would have thought Nelson Mandela.
Jonathan, that's incorrect.
Marie Curie won the Nobel Prize for chemistry, and for physics,
but not for peace.
You could have had the Dalai Lama, Henry Kissinger, Barack Obama,
Pam, would you like to steal something from Helen and Jonathan?
-Ooh, yes, I'd love to! Yes.
-Shall we have the token back?
Yeah, we'll have the token back, please.
Right, the token is coming back. There it goes.
OK, Jonathan, this is the third and final question in this category
and here it is...
So, Jonathan, may I have an answer?
Gone With The Wind?
-That was Margaret Mitchell.
You could have had Death On The Nile, Hickory Dickory Dock,
Murder On The Orient Express. And A Murder Is Announced.
Pam, you can steal something from Jonathan and Helen.
-The glass box, please.
-The glass box is yours, Pam.
OK, let's see where we stand.
Jonathan and Helen, you have the pistol, and the bombe.
But Pam and Jill have the watch, the share certificate,
you stole the token back and the glass box.
That's it, your collections are now fixed
and will determine which team is victorious.
It's time to find out who are today's winners.
David, who's got the most valuable collection?
I don't know whether I can take this pressure!
But I can reveal that the team with the most valuable collection
and the winners of today's show are...
..Pam and Jill!
-Well done. Well done.
-So well stolen!
-It was that box, wasn't it?
-Thank you ever so much.
-Let's give you a kiss.
-Oh, bless you!
Well, very well done, that was very good playing.
But so many commiserations to Helen and Jonathan.
You didn't quite create a valuable enough collection
but before we say goodbye,
shall we find out what the value is of those lots that you have?
-Good. David, what did you make of the bombe?
-I love it.
And it's not an exploding bomb at all. It all refers to the shape.
It's a gorgeous thing.
In the Georgian style,
but actually made in 1906 and hallmarked for Sheffield.
A cracking value, nobody really got that excited about it.
-Now we move on to the flintlock holster pistol.
Now, I can tell you that it was a good quality one.
We know the maker was highly regarded.
When you look at the detail of that thing, it's not just a pistol,
it's actually a piece of art.
And I think you did incredibly well by choosing it, do you know why?
-Because it's the top one.
-You chose the top lot. Well done.
£2,500 which gave you a total, remarkable,
because you're the losers, with a total of £3,300.
That is incredible.
So, Helen and Jonathan, it is sadly time to bring the hammer down
on your collection but thank you for playing so well, For What It's Worth.
Very, very good.
We always knew the pistol was the top lot.
And we said to each other before we went in, right,
-that's the first lot we're going to get.
-That was our plan.
We were lucky to get it and we held on to it the whole time.
But it wasn't to be, I suppose.
Well done, Pam and Jill.
You built the most valuable collection
and you are today's winners.
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 and top lots have gone, however,
there are still some very interesting items in your collection.
So all you have to do is pick a really good one.
What do you think, Mum?
I'd go for the watch, because of Dad, I suppose.
-My dad likes the watches.
-He's always wanted...
-He often looks...
It's a Seamaster, we look at the price of them.
-I am very torn with that share certificate.
Would you like to go for the share or the watch?
-No, I still think the watch.
-You still think the watch? OK.
-Is that it?
-Yes, I think it is.
-So your final choice is?
The watch. OK. Right.
You've chosen the watch, but before we tell you what it's worth,
David is going to tell us the value of the lots you've rejected. David.
OK. Let's begin with the token.
There was such a scrap over this thing, everybody seemed to want it.
We know that these things were produced in massive numbers,
and you can buy them for £20 or £30 now.
But we also know that this is a proof
and there was barely any of them made.
So interestingly, the value, of course, is much higher.
How many times higher? I would say...
20 times higher?
-Wow. Yep. Next.
Now, this is very interesting, isn't it?
Because this glass box, I think it's a very pretty thing.
Early 20th century, it's so stylish,
we know that the designer is coming back in fashion.
I reckon that is absolutely on the up.
We've caught it mid-scale,
-it's worth £700.
Well, you're happy so far, then, aren't you?
Let's see how you feel now. The share certificate, Pam.
Don't think you were that keen on this.
You know, you come across old 17th and 18th-century documents
on a regular basis.
Wills, purchases, that kind of thing, they can be very ordinary.
But we know that this is very unusual.
It's one of the first of its kind.
You can pinpoint exactly who commissioned it,
what it was for, it's got all that history and provenance.
I can tell you, Pam and Jill,
OK. Well, now we're pinning all our hopes on the watch.
Pam and Jill, would you please come and join me
to take a closer look at your watch and see if we can tempt you
with our mystery lot, which may be worth more.
You may be happy that you have something of high value here,
but before we tell you its value,
we are going to tempt you with today's mystery lot.
-David is the man with some of the answers, as you know. David.
Here we go. Pam and Jill.
This is your mystery lot.
-It's a lovely shape.
It's a funny shape, it's not a ghost.
This is the pale blue suit worn by Meryl Streep
when she played Maggie Thatcher in the movie The Iron Lady.
And it's actually labelled Meryl Streep.
Don't forget that this was a performance that won her her Oscar.
-This is tough.
-It is tough.
-Where does your instinct lie at the moment?
-Well, I've moved away from the watch!
-I was just about to say.
Would Dad forgive us? It's Margaret Thatcher.
Dad might murder us if we go home...
-He's such a Margaret Thatcher fan, isn't he?
Right, so all that is left is for you to finally decide
whether to stick with your watch that you've had for a long time
in your collection, or dump it, in favour of today's mystery lot.
What would you like to do, ladies?
-I think in years to come, it could you know, climb in value.
-We've decided. Seems very strange, but, no...
-It seems odd, but...
We'll go with the Margaret Thatcher.
You're going with the Meryl Streep Margaret Thatcher costume.
That means you have won its worth in cold, hard cash.
First, though, David is going to tell you
the value you've rejected on the watch.
We know that Omega is a very good top-end brand, formed in 1848.
It's been involved in all sorts of things including,
it was the official timekeeper for the Royal Flying Corps in 1917.
It was the first watch on the moon.
We know that they have a good vintage second-hand market
and these things, over time, actually go up in value.
-It's quite modern.
Jill and Pam, you have just given away
-not only a four-figure sum...
-But quite a healthy one.
-Grab a hold.
-What about the value of this extraordinary lot?
The connection to Meryl Streep, the movie,
the Oscar, that's where the value is.
-The buyers of movie memorabilia go crazy.
This is a very important piece of clothing.
Jill and Pam...
..you are taking home today...
-Oh, my goodness!
-I don't believe it.
-That is... So many congratulations.
-Thank you, thank you very much, Fern.
-Come here. You're marvellous.
-Being the underdogs, that was really... Thank you.
-Mind you, I'd swap it for the table.
-You'd swap it for the table?
No, we're not playing that game!
David, thank you so much for lending us your expertise
and all that teasing out of things which drives us mad.
-But very, very good.
-Oh, it's been wonderful.
We look forward to seeing you again next time.
And we so look forward to seeing you again next time
when three more teams will be playing For What It's Worth.
We'll see you then, bye-bye.
That is incredible!
Well, it's been a wonderful experience.
-Everybody's been marvellous.
-So you're pleased we came now?
-Yes, I am now!