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'Antiques Roadshow' finds $1 million cups

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Attention, PopWatchers: The glass you are currently enjoying a beverage out of could be worth millions of dollars. While that probably isn’t the case for most of us (or the news excited you so much you just dropped your said million dollar cup — whoops!), it is for a man in Oklahoma who brought a collection of cups for appraisal on Antiques Roadshow.

According to the Associated Press, an unnamed man brought Chinese rhinoceros horned cups that he owned to a taping of the popular PBS series during their stop in Tulsa. Asian art expert and Antiques Roadshow appraiser Lark Mason — pictured above with the prized pieces — reportedly valued them between $1 to 1.5 million. The pricey cups will be featured in the upcoming 16th season of the series.

In short, you can pretty much expect everyone to start rummaging through their kitchen cabinets looking for the next big ticket item. (Don’t bother with the Burger King-licensed Disney movie cups. Believe me, I’ve tried. Plus, do you really want to part ways with those decades-old, yet oddly comforting plastic Peter Pan or Jungle Book cups? Yeah, me neither.) That said, if you have any of the following cups, it might be worth bringing to the Antiques Roadshow, if they swing into your town:

The World Cup

The Stanley Cup

The Cup of Life! Ale ale ale!

The Goblet of Fire

Big Joe from Cougartown (RIP)

The never ending empty coffee cup, pretend enjoyed by actors everywhere

Have you ever thought to appraise something on ‘Antiques Roadshow’, PopWatchers? If so, what is it?

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