200+ Year Old Lead Seal Fragment

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Our first lead seal.
We are hoping to learn more about it.
 

DCMatt

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It does appear to be a piece of a bale seal. Not really enough left for much research...

These were used for centuries and continued to be used well into the 20th C.
 
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It does appear to be a piece of a bale seal. Not really enough left for much research...

These were used for centuries and continued to be used well into the 20th C.
Actually closer to a Cloth Seal. Probably 1700s-1800s
 
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