Antique Maps and Atlases LLC is owned and operated by Duncan MacRae Payne and his wife France. As a collector, Mr. Payne has studied in Germany, Switzerland, France, and the United States. He has three Master’s Degrees including MBA’s from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France and Stanford Business School in Palo Alto, California. Mr. Payne’s executive business career were at Kimberly-Clark, Avery-Dennison and taking a start-up now-named Optronics from infancy to becoming a major player in the automotive lighting OEM and aftermarkets.
Mr. Payne is a member of the Washington Map Society as well the Library of Virginia’s Fry-Jefferson Map Society. He has visited over 60 countries on five continents and is comfortable working in French, German and Spanish. His education, travels and linguistic abilities have helped him to source and offer exceptional and valuable treasures to his clients world-wide. Furthermore, his experience will allow him to helps you to acquire that unique piece that truly appeals to you.
Antique Maps and Atlases has made it its mission to offer you items that are unique, historical and of the highest quality possible. Mr. Payne’s passion and dedication towards cartography and rare books sets his firm apart. His experience and historical knowledge is what gives his firm its edge. Mr. Payne guarantees that you will be nothing less than 100% satisfied with whatever you purchase.