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Hupfeld Phonoliszt-Violina Model B Music Cabinet

Hupfeld Phonoliszt-Violina Model B Music Cabinet

This incredible Hupfeld Phonoliszt-Violina Model B music cabinet is among the rarest and most advanced automatic music players of its time. The remarkable machine, crafted by renowned Leipzig firm of Ludwig Hupfeld, is one of the most mechanically complex music players ever made, boasting… Read More »
Victorian Oak Display Cabinet

Victorian Oak Display Cabinet

Standing at nine-feet high and displaying all of the aesthetic hallmarks of the Victorian era, this oak cabinet is an English masterpiece of both cabinetmaking and mechanical engineering. At first glance, the finely carved oak cabinet appears to be the perfect piece for displaying a… Read More »
Pair Russian Crimean War Carronades

Pair Russian Crimean War Carronades

These incredible Russian carronade cannons were captured by the British during the Baltic Capmpaign of the Crimean War. Admiral William Hutcheon Hall, commander of the HMS Blenheim, broke through the fortifications at Hangö and took these carronades as a spoil of war in 1855. These… Read More »
Adams 1855 Model Double Action Percussion Revolvers

Adams 1855 Model Double Action Percussion Revolvers

This handsome pair of 54-Bore Adams 1855 Model Double Action Percussion Revolvers feature elegant engraved and gold-washed handles, and are of presentation quality. The barrels and frames of each revolver are abundantly engraved with scrollwork and retain much of their original gold-washed… Read More »

Arburo Orchestrion Organ by Bursens and Roels

Once a fixture in bustling dance halls, cafés and fairgrounds throughout Belgium and the Netherlands in early to mid 20th century, this incredibly rare, early Orchestrion organ is a masterpiece of automated music. Crafted by the Arburo firm run by Arthur Bursens and Gustav Roels,… Read More »
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New Orleans Television Features M.S. Rau Antiques

M.S. Rau Antiques is featured on New Orleans Television, the city's premiere visitor television station. Take a tour of the M.S. Rau gallery, and see for yourself why this landmark antiques business is a must see for visitors to New Orleans. Read More »
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Weath TV Features Hepplewhite Sideboard

Wealth TV featured M.S. Rau Antiques in a series of episodes, beginnig with a show focusing on English Antiques. Watch as Bill Rau shows you some of the finest English pieces on the market today, including this fine Hepplewhite sideboard. Read More »
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Wealth TV Features Hepplewhite Chairs

Wealth TV featured M.S. Rau Antiques in a series of episodes, beginnig with a show focusing on English Antiques. Watch as Bill Rau shows you some of the finest English pieces on the market today, including this important set of Hepplewhite chairs. Read More »
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Wealth TV Features M.S. Rau Coronation Chairs

In this segment of Wealth TV's feature on English Antiques, Bill Rau shows examples of some of the finest antique furnishings on the market, including a pair of Coronation Chairs used during the Coronation of King George VI. Their simple elegance only hints at their historical significance… Read More »
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Wealth TV Features Monumental English Billiards Table

A monumental English billiards table by J. Ashcroft and Sons of Liverpool is the focus of this Wealth TV episode, one in a series focusing on fine English furniture. Watch as Bill Rau describes this magnificent table. Read More »