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Trash or Treasure? What's all that stuff in your closet worth?

Dr. Lori, Antiques Appraiser and host of YouTube's "Real Bargains", on how to spot valuable artwork, collectible dishware, and of course - Beanie Babies. #NewDayNW

SEATTLE — Celebrity Antiques Appraiser, Dr. Lori, Ph.D. says there's treasure in those closets.  We're all at home more, purging closets and drawers and Dr. Lori says people are eager to know what things are worth.

Since the pandemic, she's been working with more people over the internet, doing ZOOM parties, and on her new YouTube Channel.  On her new show Real Bargains, Dr. Lori identifies and values thrift store finds bought by real people for little money.  

She does one on one video calls to appraise items you might have. Recently over the internet, she showed a 30-something estate sale shopper near Seattle who got an old print for free that he had a Rembrandt worth $10,000.

She also helped a Pennsylvania woman—by telling her what she had—to sell a $1 yard sale plate for over $1,000.

About Dr. Lori: Dr. Lori is the star antique appraiser on the History channel’s The Curse of Oak Island, Discovery channel’s Auction Kings and appears on FOX Business Network’s Strange Inheritance. You can also find her on YouTube.

Dr. Lori Verderame, Ph.D. is an internationally-syndicated columnist and an author with 30 books to her credit. She has contributed a blog to Lifetime Television and has been an editor of several lifestyle magazines. 

Segment Producer Suzie Wiley. Watch New Day Northwest 11 AM weekdays on KING 5 and streaming live on KING5.com. Contact New Day