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Don Bridell enlarged a photograph of the noteworthy oil painting he discovered at auction. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)

Collector finds noteworthy art

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n Don Bridell will make his television debut on the Antiques Roadshow in May following a serendipitous find at auction.

Don Bridell's garage and home attest to his penchant for rummage sales.


Between his home in St. Louis Park and his family's homestead on the Crow Wing River, he owns six antique sewing machines, hundreds of traps, restored boats and a miscellany of domestic treasures too numerous to calculate.

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