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Antique Ivory ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

... Shibayama Elephant Item 29-9986 Japanese Bronze and Ivory Figure Item 29-6231 Three Dogs Carved Ivory Handled Cane Item 30-0793 Rare Air Gun Cane Item 28-6589 Shakespeare Partridge Wood Cane... Read More »

George III Mahogany Gun Collector's Chest ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/10/2014
...George III Mahogany Gun Collector's Chest ~ M.S. Rau Antiques George III Mahogany Gun Collector's Chest A A A This handsome George III-period mahogany chest is actually an ingeniously designed gun collector's cabinet... Read More »

Bill Rau ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 03/16/2009
...& Arpels Ruby and Diamond Cufflinks George III Mahogany Gun Collector's Chest Triple Pedestal Mahogany Dining Table Brahin Meteorite The Gladstone Dinner Service by Paul Storr Japanese Meiji... Read More »

The History of the Duel and Duelling Pistols ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/23/2009
.... The later percussion firearm used a disposable metal cap containing a small amount of explosive. Collecting Duelling Pistols To be certain, the appeal of these incredible guns is many....... Fortunately for collectors, a few lucky gentleman were never called upon to use their pistols, and thus their guns remain in absolute mint condition, though these examples are very rare....... More and more the duel had become a scandalous event and public opinion began to wane in its defense. By the mid-1800s the day of the duel and the great duelling guns had faded away leaving behind legendary stories of intrigue and heroism. Tags... Read More »

George III Mahogany Gun Collector's Chest ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/10/2014
...George III Mahogany Gun Collector's Chest ~ M.S. Rau Antiques George III Mahogany Gun Collector's Chest A A A This handsome George III-period mahogany chest is actually an ingeniously designed gun collector's cabinet... Read More »

The History of the Duel and Duelling Pistols ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/23/2009
.... The later percussion firearm used a disposable metal cap containing a small amount of explosive. Collecting Duelling Pistols To be certain, the appeal of these incredible guns is many....... Fortunately for collectors, a few lucky gentleman were never called upon to use their pistols, and thus their guns remain in absolute mint condition, though these examples are very rare....... More and more the duel had become a scandalous event and public opinion began to wane in its defense. By the mid-1800s the day of the duel and the great duelling guns had faded away leaving behind legendary stories of intrigue and heroism. Tags... Read More »