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Address: 1409 Main Street, Chatham, MA 02633
Phone Number: 508-945-1660
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Set in an old Chatham farmhouse built in the late 1700s, Maps of Antiquity...

Set in an old Chatham farmhouse built in the late 1700s, Maps of Antiquity offers over 15,000 antique maps and prints. The distribution is worldwide with a focus on the Northeast. Our inventory includes early American maps from the late 1700's, nautical charts, town maps, hand-colored 19th century country and state maps, reproductions, natural history and historical prints. Additional services include: framing, appraisals, restoration, conservation, lectures & seminars, buying, selling, & map finding.

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I was looking for an antique map of an area in Massachusetts. I am in Wyoming and was only able to search online. Maps of Antiquity has an excellent website which made it easy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Jackson, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking for an antique map of an area in Massachusetts. I am in Wyoming and was only able to search online. Maps of Antiquity has an excellent website which made it easy to browse. I called them for some additional help and they were knowledgeable and friendly. The map was shipped promptly and made it safely, in good... More 

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ChathamMass, Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are so glad that you found what you wanted and enjoyed a pleasant purchasing experience with us. We strive to offer helpful customer service and quick shipping to all of our customers, so it is always wonderful to hear that people are happy with our work! Thank you for your purchase... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bought a 1900 map of Waltham MA. Through a couple phone calls and an online purchase, I completed a very smooth transaction from Maps of Antiquity. Map came quickly (albeit with a delay on USPS's part) and arrived as described. Very satisfied and highly recommended!

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ChathamMass, Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your map purchasing experience with us. We do our best to provide fast and accurate service with a lot of friendliness too! I'm sorry the USPS didn't get the map to you as quickly as they should have, they are usually pretty good in our experience, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

I bought an antique map online from Maps of Antiquity. It arrived in perfect shape thanks to outstanding packaging. The owners were very pleasant and informative in their correspondence, and the map itself was exactly what i was looking for. I'd recommend the experience to anyone looking for an old map.

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ChathamMass, Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review! We are very happy to hear that you had a good experience with us. We do our best to keep customers informed as their map is packaged and shipped, and we know how dangerous shipping can be for an antique map, so we work hard to protect every map that we put... More 

Pennington, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

I found Maps of Antiquity online when searching for an antique map. I called to get more information and spoke with Marisa. She was very pleasant and knowledgeable about the maps and framing questions that asked. In fact, she even searched the collection for a particular map of the area where I live and emailed me pictures the very same... More 

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ChathamMass, Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so glad that you had a pleasant experience with us. We all do our best to go beyond our customers' expectations, and it sounds like Marisa succeeded! We are always happy to search our collection for something particular because we do have many more maps in the store than we... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

I purchased two maps and had them shipped - the service was timely and the maps were packed extremely well. I highly recommend this shop!

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ChathamMass, Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words! We understand the excitement of waiting for a special antique map to arrive, so we try to package things carefully and ship them promptly, so our customers get them quickly and in good condition. We are so glad that you are happy with your antique maps and we hope you will think... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Our room was bright, spacious, comfortable and immaculately clean. The bathroom was large, well equipped and included a roomy and very functual shower. The bed was excellent and there was very ample and comfortable furniture. The room was extremely well equipped with everything one could possibly need while away from home. Also, there were meticulously prepared Chatham guides. The owner... More 

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ChathamMass, Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at our other business Chatham Guest Rooms. We do our best to ensure that we provide as much as we can to make our guests comfortable and feel at home. Of course, the guest rooms are upstairs in the same building as Maps... More 

San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

I was looking for a very specific piece of history and Maps of Antiquity exceeded my expectations by having a few high quality options. The team was friendly and helpful throughout the entire process.

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ChathamMass, Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so glad that we were able to offer you options that exceeded your expectations! We try to make sure that we have something (or several somethings) for everyone and we also try to make your entire browsing and purchasing experience easy and fun! We are so glad that you had... More 

Colleyville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

I stop by this place every time I am in Chatham and have bought several maps. They have an excellent selection of maps and other items. The owners are very friendly and knowledgeable. I think that their prices are reasonable for the quality and quantity that they have. I can spend hours in the store.

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ChathamMass, Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! We are so pleased that you enjoy our store and stop in when you are in the area! We do try to have a wide variety of items at a variety of price points, so that everyone can take home a map, print, or postcard. We are so glad that you have been happy... More 

Wales, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Spent more time than we had planned simply because there are so many interesting maps! there is something for everyone and every price point, from small reproductions to huge antiques, even antique postcards. Owner is very knowledgeable. He took extra care rolling and wrapping our purchases for air travel back home.

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ChathamMass, Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit to our store. We try very hard to have something for everyone and in every budget, and it's so nice that you noticed our efforts! We are glad that you found something to take home and we hope that you will come back again the... More 

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We visited while we were in Chatham for the day. It is a small shop with SO much inside! Interesting items. Maps, old postcards, books, etc. We browsed for over an hour. The owners were so nice and not at all pushy. But they were also standing by to answer all our questions and even got some additional books out... More 

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ChathamMass, Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! We are so pleased that you enjoyed perusing our store. Our Ghost and Treasure maps are a perennial favorite and so much fun! We are so glad that you are loving yout map. Those maps were done by a local who traveled around Cape Cod to gather stories about ghosts, witchs, vikings, treasure, pirates,... More 

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