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Please let us know if you have any questions, remarks or comments about bidding in the auction or buying in the Buy-It-Now Gallery

We are incredibly responsive to your requests and value your questions.
Please feel free to contact us if you have a question about our maps, prints, posters, or Medieval manuscripts.

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In case you have any questions about our items or if you have an interest in consigning maps, prints or posters in one of our auctions let us know.

Pierre Joppen is the founder of Paulus Swaen and since the foundation in 1978 Pierre specializes in maps, atlases, and globes from the 16th to the 18th century. His knowledge of Dutch mapmakers, coloring techniques by 18th-century colorists as Dirk Jansz. van Santen is world-renowned. Originally trained as a graphic designer he has a keen eye for the esthetic aspect of engraving and map-making.
Paulus Swaen Inc., - 901 North Hercules Avenue, Suite A, Clearwater, Florida 33765, USA
Tel. +1 727 687 3298  -

Roland Boelen is our Amsterdam office manager and Roland has 25 years of experience in the auction and collection building and eventually selling a collection.  He worked for many years at the famous Six Collection in Amsterdam. Feel free to contact Roland Boelen if you want to sell Dutch prints, Cobra art in our auction or for any assistance you need in selling your art collection in general.
Paulus Swaen Europe b.v. - Pieter Lastmankade 2, 1075 KJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
(By appointment only)
Tel. +31 (0)6 51384297 or Roland Boelen direct +31 (0)6 51384297
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Wouter Steiner is partner in Paulus Swaen Europe b.v. and he is a lawyer specializing in mobile communication, multimedia and data-mining solutions.

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