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Believe it or Not: 9 Surprising Finds from Baggage Battles

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We’re well into the second season of the Travel Channel’s Baggage Battles, which Peter co-executive produced with Michael Yudin. So far we’ve introduced you to stars Bill Leroy, Mark Meyer and Laurence and Sally Martin. Now, let’s check out some of their biggest scores. From a sword from the War of 1812 to a stuffed baboon to an unusually large gemstone, check out some of the biggest auction hauls. And tune into the Travel Channel tonight at 8 pm to watch the team go overseas to St. Albans, UK.

Stuffed Baboon

(Auction Price – $270, Appraisal Price – $900)

This African baboon is also what I collect. It was a total surprise in Atlanta. I had the appraiser/taxidermist detail it. A centerpiece of my collection! My motto is “buy what you love, not what is trendy.”–Billy Leroy