Lead brooch or seal?

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I found this yesterday and got all excited thinking I’d found part of a vessica seal (number one on my list right now). Cleaning it though and it looks like it might have a pin catch.

Anyone want to offer an opinion on what you think it is and possible age? I’m getting splinters trying not to topple on the brooch side cause I really, really want it to be a seal :(
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I think they did have a suspension loop on the back, mine only has a bump where it should be, so yours might be, sorry not much help but hope someone can I/D it for you. :thumbsup:
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Graham wrote: Wed Jul 10, 2024 4:45 pm I think they did have a suspension loop on the back, mine only has a bump where it should be, so yours might be, sorry not much help but hope someone can I/D it for you. :thumbsup:
Thank you :thumbsup: It could still be a vessica seal then. It certainly looks the right shape to me, but then I might be projecting what I hope it is :lol:
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Trying to figure out if it`s oval, Cath.
The text round the edge may add weight to it being a seal.
Reverse of my Vessica with suspension loop.
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Oxgirl wrote: Wed Jul 10, 2024 1:00 pm Cleaning it though and it looks like it might have a pin catch.
Isn't that just a bit of it that got bent over? :Thinking:
It does look quite seal like. :thumbsup:
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I’m actually jumping on the seal side. Easylife’s suggestion that it’s the bit at the back that is bent over makes sense. Plus I can see a feint line so I think it is now. Thank you, well chuffed :D
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Gave it a flip could that be a S at one o`clock for seal of :?:
and perhaps a bird in centre right :?:
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Gleaner wrote: Wed Jul 10, 2024 11:18 pm ox seal.png
Gave it a flip could that be a S at one o`clock for seal of :?:
and perhaps a bird in centre right :?:
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