‘American Pickers’ Episode Guide (Aug. 6): Man Gives Away His Valuable Collection

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‘American Pickers’ Episode Guide (Aug. 6): Man Gives Away His Valuable Collection

“Raze the Roof” (08/06/14) – With the roof caving in on his massive family stockpile, a Kentucky collector is motivated to sell whatever he can before it’s too late. And that’s great news for Mike and Frank because the mega-pick features a mind-boggling array of awesome stuff.

Down the road in West Virginia, lifelong packrat Tim has decided to move some inventory, and after several hours, the guys haven’t even scratched the surface of his massive collection.

“American Pickers” returns for an all new season on Wednesday nights. Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz are once again searching the back roads, junkyards, and filled-to-the-brim barns for “rusty gold.” Part sleuths, part antiques experts, and part cultural historians – Mike and Frank’s adventures bring them to small towns across the country in search of weird and wonderful Americana.

As professional “pickers,” these childhood buddies comb through memorabilia and artifacts, hoping to find treasures among the trash. In this new season, viewers will travel along with Mike and Frank on a European adventure as they pick their way thru Italy and England. In Europe, the guys struggle with the language barrier and have to rely on translators who barely speak English to negotiate their deals.

They find rare cars and motorcycles that you won’t find back in the states but they aren’t able to seal every negotiation since they have to factor in the exchange rate between Euros and dollars, and the cost of shipping everything back home. In Sicily, Mike and Frank dig thru properties that were built in the 1600’s and they pick items that could be as old as 17th century. Then in England they pick a bicycle enthusiast who has bikes that even Mike has never seen. They also get to dig into a packed garage in London that hasn’t been opened in over 12 years!

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