Category : Final Offer Discovery Channel
The art world has gotten the short end of the stick when it comes to reality television. There are shows pitting artists against each other in creative contests and shows infiltrating the rarified society of the gallery world, but what about the real public drama of visual art, the buying and selling, auction bidding, and [...]
There were some ups and downs on this week’s show, the final one of the season. A man brought in a Superman costume allegedly worn by George Reeves in the original 1950’s television show The Adventures of Superman. He had recently bought it at an auction for $1,700 and aggressively insisted that it was now [...]
Jordan stole the show this week by doing something incredibly generous. A woman came in to sell a few items that had belonged to her father in order to help pay for her young daughter’s education. The items were awesome props from the iconic film The Blues Brothers, a 1980 musical comedy starring John Belushi [...]
There were a few difficult sellers on this week’s episode. It made for some tough negotiations, but it also gave the dealers a chance to shine, and show that dealing is what they do best. Generally, it was not Jordan’s week, but not for a lack of trying!
A woman this week brought in a flower dress worn by Marilyn Monroe. Monroe wore the dress during the filming of Something’s Gotta Give in May 1962. Monroe died three months later, and the film was never completed. She waited to visit Jordan last, after rejecting the other dealers’ offers, knowing that Jordan regularly buys [...]
This week on Final Offer, a husband and wife brought in a guitar owned by Kurt Cobain and played by Cobain during Nirvana’s first major tour in 1989. Jordan didn’t get a chance to make an offer on the item and it was sold to another buyer for $10,500. In the end though, the owner likely regretted his choice as Jordan said that he would have easily paid $25,000 for it knowing that similar guitars have recently sold for $100,000.
Jordan Tabach-Bank’s recent feature in Interview Magazine.
By Anna Chan How much would you pay for a piece of music history? Four of the country’s top experts on collectibles got to ask themselves that question when one of Nirvana rocker Kurt Cobain’s smashed guitars went up for sale, and Discovery’s new show “Final Offer” was there to capture the bidding. Discovery shared [...]
Jordan made his debut on the new Discovery Channel show “Final Offer” last night. He got the first deal of the show – convincing Billy Mason and his wife Kelly to part with three NASCAR racecar hoods for $4,250.
‘Final Offer’ on Discovery Looks at Memorabilia Sales
Sellers go head to head with 4 shrewd dealers to sell their treasures for the best price. But there’s a catch: pass on an offer and they can’t go back. Tonight: a king’s solid gold swordhandle, NASCAR hoods, Babe’s baseball and more.
Buying and selling may seem like simple tasks, but when it comes to valuable antiques and rare collectibles, the stakes are higher than ever. In Discovery’s new series hosted by Michael Kalish, FINAL OFFER, Jacob Chait, Patrick Painter, Billy Roland and Jordan Tabach-Bank, four of the country’s smartest , shrewdest and most successful dealers will [...]