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Who we are!
We are always interested in connecting with people who have a passion for maps and history, especially those that are looking to build or sell a collection. Sammy Berk, together with Pierre Joppen and the crest of the team, are here to assist you with questions about our items or if you are interested in consigning maps, prints, posters, cons or medieval manuscripts in one of our future Buy-or-Bid sales.

Sammy Berk - is CEO & founder of New World Cartographic, specializing in antique maps and prints with a gallery space located in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. Sammy has been dealing in historic collectibles since 2009 and has been a business owner since 2019. At one time, he organized eight antique map fairs and two rare coin shows. He also spent a few years working as an auctioneer.

New World Cartographic, Chicago, 1200 W. 35th St. Chicago, IL 60609 IL USA.
Tel. (312) 496 - 3622  - .

Pierre Joppen - is the CEO & founder of Paulus Swaen and since its foundation in 1978, Pierre has specialized in maps, atlases, and globes from the 16th to the 18th century. His knowledge of early Dutch mapmakers and coloring techniques by 18th-century colorists such as Dirk Jansz. van Santen is world-renowned. Originally trained as a graphic designer, he has a keen eye for the aesthetic aspect of engraving and map-making.
Paulus Swaen Inc., - 901 North Hercules Avenue, Suite A, Clearwater, Florida 33765, USA
Tel. (727) 687 3298  -

Roland Boelen - Is based in Amsterdam and has 25 years of experience in collection building and eventually selling a collection.  Roland is the CEO of Ontzamelen; a company that can assist you when selling your art collection.

Ontzamelen BV, Pieter Lastmankade 2, 1075 KJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
By appointment only.
Tel. +31 (0)6 51384297 -

Ian Williams - is our UK-based map cataloger with 28 years of experience in the map trade.

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Rare Paper Sales
1200 W. 35th Street, #425
Chicago, IL 60609, USA
tel. : (312) 496 - 3622
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Paulus Swaen Old Maps and Prints
901 North Hercules Avenue, Suite A
Clearwater, Florida 33765, USA
tel. USA +1 727 687 3298
tel. NL +33 (0)6 27839704
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